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At Colonial, it’s easy to find a checking service that fits nicely with the plans you want to make for your financial future. Whether you’re looking for something basic – or a little more advanced – we’re happy to talk you through your options.​

 

Colonial Free

Our most basic checking option includes a few perks to get you started.

  • $100 minimum to open
  • No monthly fees
  • Online banking and bill pay
  • Debit card
  • Optional $300 overdraft protection with a $30 fee per charge

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​Cash-in Account

Earn interest on any balance with cash-back discounts paid directly to you when you use your Colonial debit card for online purchases at hundreds of national retailers.

  • $100 minimum to open
  • Minimum balance fee of $10 automatically waived if you have one direct deposit per month or your balance stays above $500
  • Online banking and bill pay
  • Debit card
  • Optional Colonial Protect line of credit to avoid overdrafts
  • Interest paid on tiered balances; no minimum balance required to earn interest
  • 0.15% rate bump on certificates of deposit upon request
  • Free check processing for up to 15 checks per month

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Preferred Checking

Preferred checking pays cash back for debit card transactions. It also comes with a host of other features.
  • $100 minimum to open
  • $7 monthly maintenance fee
  • No minimum monthly balance required
  • Online banking and bill pay
  • Debit card
  • Optional Colonial Protect line of credit to avoid overdrafts
  • Cash back for every debit card transaction up to $15 per cycle
  • Plus valuable benefits for better living, such as:
    • Identity theft protection and insurance
    • Rebates and rewards on everyday purchases
    • Rx Advantage prescription drug program
    • Travel services
    • Accidental death and disability insurance
    • Coupon supermarket
    • Credit card registry

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Interest Checking

Colonial's interest checking allows you to earn interest on your balance and offers overdraft protection – if you need it.

  • ​$100 minimum to open
  • No balance requirement fee if account stays above $1,500
  • $10 per month or $15 per month for imaged checks
  • No transaction fee for first 50 checks each month 
  • Online banking and bill pay
  • Debit card
  • Optional Colonial Protect line of credit to avoid overdrafts
  • Interest earned on balance of $1,500 or more
  • 0.15% rate bump on certificates of deposit upon request

Apply in person

 

 

​Money Market Checking

Keep your balance up and avoid an extra fee with this checking option.

  • $2,500 minimum to open
  • Interest paid on tiered balances
  • No balance requirement fee if account stays above $2,500
  • Transaction fee of $10 per pre-authorized transfer in excess of six

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​Premium Money Market Checking

This is a premium choice for anyone needing to service a larger balance.

  • $25,000 minimum to open
  • Interest paid on tiered balances
  • No balance requirement fee if account stays above $25,000
  • Transaction fee of $10 per pre-authorized transfer in excess of six

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Colonial Protect

Colonial Protect does just that, it protects your account from unexpected overdrafts with a special line of credit that you pay back each month. Never bounce a check again with this revolving loan.

It's simple!

When your checking account is presented with a check for payment in excess of your balance, funds are advanced to your account in $100 increments up to your available credit line. The total amount of your credit will depend upon qualification standards applied when you open your account.

See it with your statement

Each month you will receive a Colonial Protect activity summary with your checking account statement. If you have a balance, your minimum payment is 10% of your outstanding balance, or $25, whichever is greater. You may also check your Colonial Protect activity with online banking. 

Repayment

You may pay your minimum payment, or any amount greater than that. If you do not pay by the due date shown on the statement, the minimum payment will be automatically deducted from your account. 

Flexibility

Colonial Protect is a revolving loan therefore you may reuse your loan as often as you wish.

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