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*||Account Summary|
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.
|None||$50||up to 0.10%||True Free Checking with no minimum balance.|
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.
|$6.95||$50||up to 0.37%||Great interest rates, free checks; plus extra savings tools and benefits.|
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.
|$5 (Waived for Seniors**)||$50||up to 0.25%||Ideal for seniors that keep low average balances.|
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%||Youth checking that's free.|