Personal Banking

Comparison Chart

  CharterBank Bank of America Wells Fargo Regions Bank Compass Bank Chase Bank
  Totally Free
Checking with Online Statements*
MyAccess® ValueSM Checking LifeGreen Build-to-Order Checking® Chase Total CheckingSM
Monthly service charge: $0 $12 $7 $8 $10.95 $12
Minimum balance required to waive fee: NONE $1,500 $1,500 $1,000 $1,500 $1,500
FREE gift for opening a new account? YES! NO NO NO NO NO
FREE gift (with no strings) when you refer a friend? YES! NO NO NO NO NO
Cash back for your checks and check card? YES! NO NO NO NO NO

Competitive information was obtained directly from banks' websites during the week of 2/11/13. Some banks have additional options for waiving the monthly fee such as setting up direct deposits, combined balances in other accounts.

*Totally Free Checking with Online Statements accounts that have not signed up for online statements within 60 days of account opening will be converted to Charter Basic Checking.

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