Free Checking Account
Everyone needs a checking account that they can rely on! Belco’s checking provides the convenience you need, without the stress of complicated requirements. When you have a Belco checking account, count on:
- No minimum balance requirement
- No monthly service charge
In addition, every new personal checking account includes:
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Planning for your financial future can be tricky if you don’t have the necessary elements in place and the right account options available.
With our checking account, budget your monthly income, enjoy convenient and free bill pay, and take advantage of every exciting benefit, including:
- Mobile deposit availability
- No monthly service charges or per check fees
- Free overdraft protection
- Balance, transfers, and account histories available 24-hours/day
- Direct deposit/payroll deductions available
- No minimum balance/deposit required to open a Free Checking account
- Teens age 13 and over may open a checking account with a parent or guardian as a joint owner
Checking Account Rates
Apart from not having to adhere to a minimum deposit amount in order to open a free checking account with Belco, you also have the opportunity to earn dividends with our interest-bearing checking options.
Helpful Financial Resources
As a locally based, not-for-profit credit union dedicated to providing competitive financial service to the community, we believe in rewarding, guiding, and offering sound financial advice to our members in order to make more informed financial decisions.
Additional Checking Account Benefits
Our checking account allows you to grow your financial future and enjoy the many perks of being a loyal Belco Community Credit Union member.
Belco Rewards Program
Earn points (1 point for every $1) when you swipe your enrolled Belco Visa debit card to make qualifying purchases, whether you’re on a shopping spree or dining out with your spouse.
Free Bill Payer
Don’t have the time to visit a Belco branch? Avoid having to take time out of your busy schedule to visit us or write and mail paper checks by paying your bills online or via our Mobile App. It’s as easy as taking control of your finances electronically.
Free ATM/Visa Debit Card
With so many additional benefits of opening checking accounts with Belco, you’re also able to obtain free Visa debit cards or use “surcharge free” ATMs without additional fees.
Other Checking Products Available:
Convenient Interest Checking
Earn interest on your checking account with no minimum balance or monthly service charge! Enjoy additional benefits such as direct deposit and automatic payments.
50+ Interest Checking
Exclusively for Belco members 50+ years of age, our interest-bearing, 50+ Interest Checking account offers FREE standard checks, no minimum balance requirements, and no monthly service charge.
Premier Interest Checking
Take advantage of our best option to maximize your money with a competitive interest rate to assist you in achieving your financial goals. Enjoy the same benefits that come with every new account: free debit card, online banking, bill payer, and more!
Banking From Anywhere Made Easy With Our Mobile App
Our free Belco Mobile App allows you to make electronic transfers, pay bills, and check account activity with the simple click of a button.
*Connectivity and usage rates may apply. Please contact your service provider for details.
Checking Account FAQs
What is the purpose of a checking account?
- Safe and secure access to funds
- Direct paycheck deposits
- Tracking of expenditures
- Bill payments from anywhere
- Reward earning abilities
What information is needed to apply for free checking accounts?
- Your SSN
- A valid form of identification (driver’s license, government issued ID, etc)
How do I check my account activity?
What should I look for when choosing a checking account?
- No monthly fees
- No minimum deposit requirements
- Free ATM usage
- Free overdraft protection
- Free mobile deposits
Contact Us to Get Started
Client Testimonials | What Our Customers Have To Say
“I use the Belco on Jonestown Road in Harrisburg, everyone there knows you personally and takes care of your banking needs professionally every time, all the time. I needed a business account in 2006 and was forced to bank other places until Belco began to take business accounts. What a difference! Your money is never held for out of town checks, they assist me in payroll and they make money readily available without hesitation. Thank you Belco – Sam, Renee, Jason – you are all a great team!”
Sheena T. – Member of 43 years
“They did a great job. It’s one thing I’m glad I did move to Belco several years ago. Even with our kids, they treat them as a family, not as a customer. Keep up the good work Belco.”
“Anytime I stop in to do a transaction or ask questions, I always receive the BEST customer service from Kathy Keiser at the Belco Big Spring branch. It is clear that she goes above and beyond for customers and always has a smile on her face no matter what day or time you stop in. She is the epitome of a hard worker and I always look forward to seeing her. Thank you, Kathy! Keep up the good work, we appreciate you! Also – Cheryl Reese is just as amazing! Thanks, ladies, keep up the good work!”
Gibson – Member of 10 Years
Save Nearly $1000* On Checking Fees By Opening A Free Checking Account With Belco
“The average cost of monthly maintenance fees, ATM and account use fees, and overdraft and non-sufficient funds fees for a checking account is nearly $1,000 over a decade, according to a NerdWallet analysis of CFPB data.”
Why pay for additional checking fees when you can open a free checking account and reap the rewards by earning dividends? At Belco Community Credit Union, we’re able to offer the right financial solution to suit your needs through reliable service and commitment to our members.