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5 Reasons to Open a Checking Account

Why is it important to have a checking account? The best checking accounts can help you manage all your financial transactions and stay on top of your budget.

Here are 5 reasons to open a checking account:

  1. Easily manage your money. A checking account means easy money management. With access to online and mobile banking, Marine Credit Union’s checking accounts help you keep track of your finances, even when you’re on the go.
  2. Get more options for paying. A checking account can expand the ways you pay by writing checks, swiping your debit card, scheduling bill payments, or making online transfers. Marine Credit Union’s checking accounts gives you more payment flexibility.
  3. Get paid faster and easier. Many employers offer direct deposit, which makes getting paid more convenient—no waiting for a paper check and no check cashing fees. With My Relationship Checking, you can receive and cash your paychecks more conveniently and less expensively. Plus, with the My Payday feature, you can get access to your paycheck up to two days sooner.
  4. Get cash from an ATM. ATMs are a major benefit of having a checking account. When you need cash, visit any MCU ATM, including our Smart ATMs, to easily make a withdrawal for free. You’ll never get an ATM fee from MCU.
  5. Keep your money safe. A checking account can give you security and peace of mind. At Marine Credit Union, our consumer accounts are federally insured up to $250,000 through the National Credit Union Administration.