Local Banking. FREE Checking. 

Open a new Free Checking account online with direct deposit and get $100*. Fee-Free Easy Checking with Direct Deposit

Convenient locations, great service and better banking awaits. 

  • FREE Mobile check deposit
  • FREE MyPassion® Debit Card
  • FREE ATMs | Mobile Access | Bill Pay | First order of checks
  • OPEN online only, enter promotion code "get100" 

Open your new account today!

*Minimum direct deposit of $50 required to receive payment. Sign up for direct deposit (direct deposit transactions are limited to payroll, social security, pension and government benefits) at the same time you open any consumer checking account and we will deposit $100 into the new checking account after the first direct deposit is made (please allow up to six weeks after your first direct deposit is received). The first direct deposit must be made within 60 days from the date the new checking account is opened. Minimum opening deposit of $10 required. Offer valid from 4/22/17 – 6/30/17. PeoplesBank employees are not eligible for this promotion. Personal accounts only, limit of one $100 payment per customer, cannot be combined with any other offers. 3rd party fees for message, data and internet services may apply.

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Easy Checking accounts will have a $20 monthly maintenance service charge imposed if no direct deposit is received during each statement period. Interest Checking accounts will have a $10 monthly maintenance service charge imposed if $5,000 in average daily balances in a combination of deposits and loans is not maintained for each statement period. As of 7/1/16 the Interest Checking account pays an APY of .10%; interest rate subject to change without notice after account opening. Minimum opening deposit of $10 required to open any checking account and to earn the stated Annual Percentage Yield (APY). Service Charges may reduce earnings.

Notes about all PeoplesBank checking accounts: You can receive your standard PeoplesBank Visa® Debit Card or ATM Card immediately by visiting any of our convenient branches. Free checks are standard, wallet style design only. Other banks may impose a surcharge for using their ATMs. Contact Us for more information.


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