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Checking Accounts

Whether you write only a few checks or need
unlimited check writing, we can help.

All our checking accounts come with:

  • Free on-line banking with Account Alerts
  • Free, unlimited bill pay service
  • Free ATMs (hundreds statewide)
  • Free Visa Check Card
  • Free paperless eStatements
  • Free 24-hour banking by phone
  • Overdraft protection available

Compare Checking Accounts

Title Monthly Fee Min. to Open Interest*
Northwest Freedom Checking

Simply put, there's no monthly fee and no minimum balance for it to stay that way. This may be your best choice if You tend to keep a low average balance in your personal checking.


  • Unlimited check writing
  • No minimum balance for this account to be free
  • Access to many free services
  • Potential to earn interest with an adequate balance
None $50 up to 0.10%
Great Northwest Checking


This is our personal checking account with the most features. You might find it's your best choice is you tend to maintain a high balance, want to earn some interest on your balance, or if you like lots of extras.


  • Opportunity to earn interest on your balance
  • Free check orders
  • Great bonus features including:
    • Identity Theft Insurance
    • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
    • Savers Club® Book
    • Luggage Protection
    • Payment Card Protection
    • Document & Property Registry
    • Discount Shopping Service
    • Online Local Savings
    • Purchase Protection & Extended Warranty
    • Discounted Gift Cards
$6.95 $50 up to 0.37%
Northwest VIP Senior Checking

VIP checking is designed for senior citizens who tend to keep low balances in their personal checking account. For seniors age 62+ who have direct deposit the $5 monthly fee is waived, and there’s no minimum balance for it to remain that way. Specialty mint design check orders are free with this account.


  • Free for seniors 62+
  • Free check orders
  • Unlimited check writing
$5 (Waived for Seniors**) $50 up to 0.25%
Northwest First Youth Checking

With a Northwest First Checking account, students ages 13-17 can learn what checking is all about and how to manage a checking account. It comes with everything a personal checking account should come with, including a Visa debit card that can be used anywhere Visa is accepted and at ATMs.

While we encourage financial education for all of our members, learning the right way to manage a checking account is a prerequisite for students to get Northwest First Checking. To qualify for application, all students must create a login and pass a short online course that covers the basics of managing a checking account. Youth who are age 13-17 must also have a parent or guardian on their account.

Since saving is the cornerstone to financial fitness, to open a Northwest First Checking account, a student must also have a Youth Savings account with a minimum balance of $5.00.

None $10 up to 0.10%