Save with Green Checking!

We are excited to bring you an account that gives back! Our Green Checking offers the following added benefits:

  • IDProtect Identity Theft Monitoring and Resolution Service
    (activation and registration required)
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Debit AdvantageTM
  • Health Discounts
  • Travel & Leisure Discounts
  • $hopping Rewards

Set up your Green Checking account at your local branch and start saving today!

Checking ​Accounts

We have three great account options to choose from. Manage your money quicker and easier with no-fee bill pay, mobile photo deposit, person-to-person payments, surcharge-free access to over 24,000 ATMs, and our innovative MoneySync budgeting tool. 

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Basic

Green

Stellar Plus

Checking options to fit your life Sometimes, basic is better.  Get checking with no minimum balance. No monthly maintenance fees.
Manage more than just your money. Benefits include identity theft protection services, cell phone protection and shopping rewards.
It’s all about the benefits. Your higher balances earn you all the benefits of Green Checking, plus a premium interest rate on your balances, free Safe Deposit Box and more.
Minimum to open $100 $100 $100
Monthly service fee No monthly fee or minimum balance requirement

Requires eStatement registration and direct deposit

Limit of 25 checks per month (additional checks cost $0.15 each)
Just $6 per month

No minimum balance requirement 
Monthly fee is based on your average daily balances each month:

$0 when you keep $20,000 or more in Stellar Plus, or $100,000 or more in related deposit accounts 

$3 if you keep $10,000-$19,999 in Stellar Plus, or $50,000-$99,999 in related deposit accounts

$8 if you keep less than $10,000 in Stellar Plus, or less than $50,000 in related deposit accounts
Interest  No interest earned No interest earned Earn premium interest on balances of $10,000 or more. See today's interest rates.
Financial features -ATM/Debit Card
-Online Banking
-Bill Pay & External Transfers
-Mobile Banking
-Person-to-Person Payments
-eStatements
-MyTransfer ?Available 
-Unlimited Check Writing
-ATM/Debit Card
-Online Banking
-Bill Pay & External Transfers
-Mobile Banking 
-Person-to-Person Payments
-eStatements Available
-MyTransfer Available
-Overdraft Line of Credit Available (subject to credit approval)
-Free "Stellar" Checks
-ATM/Debit Card
-Online Banking
-Bill Pay & External Transfers
-Mobile Banking
-Person-to-Person Payments
-Free 3x5" Safe Deposit Box, where available
-MyTransfer Available
Overdraft Line of Credit Available (subject to availability) 
Value-Added Benefits None -IDProtect Identity Theft Monitoring and Resolution Service
-Mobile Phone Protection
-Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
-Debit AdvantageTM
-Health Discounts
-Travel & Leisure Discounts
-$hopping Rewards
-IDProtect Identity Theft Monitoring and Resolution Service
-Mobile Phone Protection
-Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
-Debit AdvantageTM
-Health Discounts
-Travel & Leisure Discounts
-$hopping Rewards
 

Basic

Checking options to fit your life Sometimes, basic is better.  Get checking with no minimum balance. No monthly maintenance fees.
Minimum to open  $100
Monthly service fee No monthly fee or minimum balance requirement

Requires eStatement registration and direct deposit

Limit of 25 checks per month (additional checks cost $0.15 each)
Interest  No interest earned
Financial features -ATM/Debit Card
-Online Banking
-Bill Pay & External Transfers
-Mobile Banking
-Person-to-Person Payments
-eStatements
-MyTransfer ?Available 
Value-Added Benefits None

 

Green

Checking options to fit your life Manage more than just your money. Benefits include identity theft protection services, cell phone protection and shopping rewards.
Minimum to open $100
Monthly service fee Just $6 per month

No minimum balance requirement 
Interest No interest earned
Financial features -Unlimited Check Writing
-ATM/Debit Card
-Online Banking
-Bill Pay & External Transfers
-Mobile Banking 
-Person-to-Person Payments
-eStatements Available
-MyTransfer Available
-Overdraft Line of Credit Available (subject to credit approval)
Value-Added Benefits -IDProtect Identity Theft Monitoring and Resolution Service
-Mobile Phone Protection
-Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
-Debit AdvantageTM
-Health Discounts
-Travel & Leisure Discounts
-$hopping Rewards

 

Stellar Plus

Checking options to fit your life It’s all about the benefits. Your higher balances earn you all the benefits of Green Checking, plus a premium interest rate on your balances, free Safe Deposit Box and more.
Minimum to open $100
Monthly service fee Monthly fee is based on your average daily balances each month:

$0 when you keep $20,000 or more in Stellar Plus, or $100,000 or more in related deposit accounts 

$3 if you keep $10,000-$19,999 in Stellar Plus, or $50,000-$99,999 in related deposit accounts

$8 if you keep less than $10,000 in Stellar Plus, or less than $50,000 in related deposit accounts
Interest Earn premium interest on balances of $10,000 or more. See today's interest rates.
Financial features -Free "Stellar" Checks
-ATM/Debit Card
-Online Banking
-Bill Pay & External Transfers
-Mobile Banking
-Person-to-Person Payments
-Free 3x5" Safe Deposit Box, where available
-MyTransfer Available
Overdraft Line of Credit Available (subject to availability) 
Value-Added Benefits -IDProtect Identity Theft Monitoring and Resolution Service
-Mobile Phone Protection
-Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
-Debit AdvantageTM
-Health Discounts
-Travel & Leisure Discounts
-$hopping Rewards
Click here to find out more about our Secure Checking Benefits. Some benefits require registration and activation on Econocheck's Secure Checking website, SecureChecking.com.

Debit Cards & ATMs

The Washington Federal debit card works like a check, but it’s faster, easier and more convenient.  Just sign for your purchase or use your PIN.  The amount is automatically deducted from your checking account. And your transactions are detailed on your monthly statement, just like your checks. 
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Your Washington Federal debit card gives you fee-free access to cash from your checking account at over 24,000 MoneyPass ATMs throughout the U.S.

Our debit cards can also be used at over 340,000 Accel and Plus Network ATMs worldwide, though third-party usage and foreign exchange fees may apply.  Please note the Plus network can be used when traveling outside the U.S.  Just let us know when you plan to travel abroad.

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Access Secure Checking Benefits.

Some benefits require registration/activation at SecureChecking.com. To find out more for about Green and Stellar Plus Secure Checking Benefits, please visit our Benefits page.

To open a Green or Stellar Plus account, please contact your local branch or our Care Center at 800-324-9375.

Switch Kit

Switch to a Washington Federal checking account today.  With our Easy Switch Kit, it’s a simple, step-by-step process.  We know it can be hard to move all of your direct deposits and automatic payments.  That’s why we are committed to providing you with hands-on client support every step of the way.

We’ll help you switch your account in 5 quick and easy steps.

Get started today.

Online & Mobile Banking

Manage your banking 24/7 with Washington Federal’s online and mobile banking.  Enjoy no-fee bill pay, mobile photo deposit, Person2Person payments, easy transfers between your accounts, and access to our innovative MoneySync budgeting and management tool.

Download our mobile app      Enroll in online banking       

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See all your money. In one place. With MoneySync.

Know what you spend, what you have, what you budget and what you owe.  All in one easy-to-use tool called MoneySync.  Available within Washington Federal’s online banking or via our mobile app.

Download MoneySync for your mobile phone or tablet

Contact Us

For more information about our checking account services, or to talk to our Client Care Directors: