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Stellar Checking

When it comes to this checking account, it’s all about the benefits. From complimentary online banking with no-fee bill-pay, to free house checks and wire transfers, Stellar Checking is considered our top-of-the-line option.

Your Stellar Checking account features:

  • $100 minimum balance to open.
  • $10,000 minimum balance to earn a competitive variable rate of interest.
  • Waived $15 monthly fee when you keep a $5,000 minimum balance or have $5,000 in related deposit accounts (savings, money market & CDs) with us.
  • Complimentary online banking,
  • No-fee online bill pay,
  • Mobile banking via our app or m.wafd.com,
  • Free telephone banking,
  • eStatements available via online banking,
  • Fee-free access to over 20,000 MoneyPass ATMs,
  • Complimentary financial management tool called MoneyDesktop.
  • View current rates,
  • Save up to $600 on a mortgage loan with Washington Federal when you open a checking account with us (direct deposit required) and sign up for EZ-Pay to automatically make your loan payment from this new account.  Ask us for details.

Get all the extra bells and whistles.

Earn these extra benefits when you maintain a $10,000 minimum balance:

  • Complimentary “house” checks.
  • Complimentary bank checks.
  • Complimentary domestic incoming and outgoing wires.
  • Free notary services.


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