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Compare Checking accounts to find your perfect fit

An Associated Bank Checking account is a good decision, no matter which one you choose.

We know you like to do your research before making a big decision, so we're giving you the scoop on both of our great checking account options. Now you can decide which option is right for you.

Either way, you're getting a checking account that offers flexibility, with online and mobile banking, as well as access to hundreds of locations and thousands of surcharge-free ATMs. Plus, you'll be sure to get some great perks, no matter what.

You'll have access to our 24/7/365 Customer Care Center for help whenever you need it most. Need more perks? How about our Cash Back Perks, earning you rewards every time you use your debit card.

Associated Bank Checking Accounts

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Key benefits
Overview A straightforward account that will meet your day-to-day banking needs An account that will earn interest and offer additional benefits to help make your life easier
Preferred CD, money market and savings rates1
Overdraft Protection Transfer Service from another linked account
Associated Mobile Banking
Platinum Debit Mastercard®
Access to 25,000+ surcharge-free ATMs
Free personal checks (any style)
Earns interest2
No ATM withdrawal fees when using non-Associated Bank ATMs
Waived Overdraft Protection Transfer Service fees
Four linked deposit accounts with no monthly maintenance fee3
Free single- or dual-signature American Express® Travelers Cheques
Free cashier's checks and money orders
Card options

Free affinity debit card available

Associated Bank Debit Mastercard®
Associated Bank VISA® Signature Rewards Credit Card available
Zero Liability Fraud Protection
Account fees
Monthly maintenance fee $11 $25
Ways to avoid the monthly service fee
Hold $2,500 in combined deposit and/or investment account balances4 OR
  • Direct deposit a total of $500 or more per statement cycle OR
  • Maintain a $1,000 minimum daily balance OR
  • Be under the age of 24 and go paperless with eStatements
Hold $10,000 in combined deposit and/or investment account balances4

See Bank Disclosures and Information for Consumers for details.




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Use this tool to compare Associated Bank's personal checking accounts side-by-side and find the one that best suits your needs.





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