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About the Northwest Checking Conversion

What you need to know about the checking conversion of existing checking accounts.

Our members tell us they value having no fees and a good interest rate. Because our Northwest Checking™ account offers no fees and the chance to earn up to 0.30% APY*, we’ll be upgrading all existing checking accounts to Northwest Checking.

Between October 30th and November 30th, the following checking accounts will upgrade to Northwest Checking:

  • Northwest First Checking
  • Northwest Free Checking
  • Gold Checking
  • Silver Checking
  • VIP Checking

If you currently have one of these accounts, you’ll receive a letter in the mail about the upgrade.

Northwest Checking Features

Northwest Checking has no monthly fees! The account’s eServices help cut down on paper waste. And Northwest Checking gives you the chance to earn up to 0.30% APY*, no matter how much is in your account. It’s easy to qualify for earning interest with Northwest Checking: Monthly, make a minimum of

  • Five (5) settled debit card transactions
  • One (1) Direct Deposit or ACH Deposit
  • Active eBanking enrollment
  • Active enrollment in eStatements.

Don’t have a smart phone? Don’t use the internet? Have questions about the upgrade? Visit with us in person at a branch or by phone at (800) 452-9515 to look into savings options to net higher interest earnings.

Northwest Checking also offers:

  • Android Pay™, Apple Pay®, and Samsung Pay®
  • CardValet® app that lets you control your card
  • Round Up & Save, which rounds up purchases to add to your savings

Compare your existing account with Northwest Checking

Checking Comparison Table