Checking Accounts

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Which Checking Account Is Right for You?

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Value Checking

  • A low opening balance
  • Unlimited check writing without per check charges
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Premier Checking

  • To earn interest
  • A low opening balance
  • Unlimited check writing without per check charges
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Premier Maximizer Money Market

  • A competitive rate of interest for a checking account
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Value Checking

No charge at East West Bank ATMs, Allpoint ATMs1 and MoneyPass ATMs1. No East West Bank withdrawal fee for the first two non-proprietary ATM withdrawals per statement cycle (3rd party ATM usage fees may be charged to your account at the request of the provider operating the non-proprietary ATM).

Premier Checking

No charge at East West Bank ATMs, Allpoint ATMs1 and MoneyPass ATMs1. No East West Bank withdrawal fee for the first two non-proprietary ATM withdrawals per statement cycle (3rd party ATM usage fees may be charged to your account at the request of the provider operating the non-proprietary ATM).

Premier Maximizer Money Market

Access must be linked through an East West Premier Checking, or Value Checking account. No East West Bank withdrawal fee for the first two non-proprietary ATM withdrawals per statement cycle (3rd party ATM usage fees may be charged to your account at the request of the provider operating the non-proprietary ATM). Surcharge free access to Allpoint ATMs1 and MoneyPass ATMs1 if a Visa Card is issued.2


Value Checking

Non-interest bearing

Premier Checking

Variable interest rate/compounded daily/credited monthly

Premier Maximizer Money Market

Variable interest rate/compounded daily/credited monthly


Value Checking

$5 monthly maintenance fee. No monthly fee with a monthly average balance of $1,500 or a combined average monthly balance of $5,000 or more in a combination of qualifying East West Bank consumer deposit accounts.3

Premier Checking

$10 monthly maintenance fee. No monthly fee with a monthly average balance of $2,500 or a combined average monthly balance of $10,000 or more in a combination of qualifying East West Bank consumer deposit accounts.

Premier Maximizer Money Market

$12 monthly maintenance fee. No monthly maintenance fee with a monthly average balance of $2,500 or a combined average monthly balance of $10,000 or more in a combination of qualifying East West Bank consumer deposit accounts.

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For more choices, we have additional checking options that may be right for you.

STUDENT PLUS CHECKING

  • A low opening balance
  • Unlimited check writing without per check charges
  • An account with no monthly account maintenance fee
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SENIOR CHECKING

  • A low opening balance
  • Unlimited check writing without per check charges
  • An account with no monthly account maintenance fee
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COMMUNITY CHECKING

  • Unlimited check writing without per check charges
  • An account with no monthly account maintenance fee
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