It's possible to free yourself from checking fees.
At PeoplesBank, we believe you should always have access to your money without extra fees or hoops. When you open a PeoplesBank Easy Checking account with direct deposit you get just that - free and easy checking without monthly maintenance service charges, fees or other inconveniences. So you will have more time and money for the people you love.
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 1/5/15 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.