Great Northwest Checking Got an Upgrade This Fall
Our Great Northwest checking account upgraded to Northwest Secure™ checking on October 31, 2018.
Northwest Secure checking adds a complete suite of identity theft detection and recovery benefits for a lower monthly fee.
Why are we changing to Northwest Secure checking?
Members tell us that protection of their personal information and monitoring data breach notifications are incredibly important to them.
Northwest Secure has several features to protect more than your money:
- Proactive monitoring services that can prevent ID theft and hacking. Things like a free annual credit report, monthly access to your credit score, and dark web monitoring.
- Identity theft recovery services. This includes recovery for all types of ID theft, and reimbursement insurance.
- Mobile device protection. Get cash for replacement or repair of your cell phone.
Northwest Secure checking offers all of these benefits for a low monthly fee of $4.00. It also checking gives you the chance to earn up to 0.30% APY* interest every month with:
- Active enrollment in eBanking
- Active enrollment in eStatements
- One (1) direct deposit or ACH deposit
- Five (5) settled debit card transactions
What’s Your Next Step?
If you had a Great Northwest checking account, you should have received an email and/or letter in early October about this change and instructions on how to activate your new Northwest Secure checking benefits. If you didn't receive a letter, please give us a call to ensure we have the correct address on file.
On October 31, 2018, the Great Northwest checking account automatically upgraded to Northwest Secure checking. You didn’t need to do anything for your checking account to upgrade, but you will need to register online with nxg|PROTECT to access your extra checking benefits like mobile device protection and identity theft monitoring. Creating your online registration with our identity protection partner nxg|PROTECT provides you with the tools, reports, and web portal you’ll use to safeguard your financial activity.
If you don't currently have a checking account, consider opening one!
*APY is Annual Percentage Yield. Earning 0.30% APY is based on meeting the following monthly requirements: 1) Five (5) settled debit card transactions; 2) One (1) direct deposit or ACH deposit; 3) Active eBanking enrollment; and 4) Active enrollment in eStatements.
Note: Identity theft expense reimbursement insurance is underwritten by Lyndon Southern Insurance Company, a member of the Fortegra family of companies. The information provided is a program summary. Please refer to the Identity Theft Expense Reimbursement Evidence of Coverage forms for additional information including details of benefits, specific exclusions, terms, conditions and limitations of coverage. Coverage is currently not available to residents of the state of New York and may not be available in other U.S. territories or jurisdictions in the future.