Certified Accounts

Certified Accounts Available in Greater Milwaukee

Banks and credit unions across Greater Milwaukee offer low-cost, low-fee transaction accounts that are certified as meeting the Bank On National Account Standards. The accounts listed below feature online banking, bill pay, mobile deposit, debit card usage, direct deposit, and more. An overview of each account is provided below and you can visit each account details page for more information. Some accounts can only be opened in-branch while others offer an online option for opening.

Bank Five Nine

Account Name: Achieve Checking
Features: Online Banking, Bill Pay, Mobile Check Deposit, and more.
How to Open: Online // In-Branch
Account Overview: www.bankfivenine.com/achieve-financial-freedom
Contact: Jeff Langkamp | 262.560.6359 | Jeff.Langkamp@bankfivenine.com

BMO Harris Bank

Account Name: Smart Money
Features: Bill Pay, Digital Banking App, Security Alerts, Debit Card, and more.
How to Open: Online // In-Branch
Account Overview: www.bmoharris.com/main/personal/checking-accounts/smart-money/
Contact: Jamal Washington | Jamal.Washington@bmo.com | (414) 345-3285

Chase

Account Name: Secure Banking
Features: Online Banking, Debit Card, Mobile Check Deposit, Direct Deposit, Bill Pay and more.
How to Open: Online // In-Branch
Account Overview & Application: www.chase.com/personal/secure-banking
Contact: Scott J. Bruce | 262.783.3899 | scott.j.bruce@chase.com

CIBC

Account Name: Easy Path Access
Features: Debit Card, Mobile Check Deposit, Direct Deposit, Bill Pay and more.
How to Open: In-Branch Only
Account Overview: www.us.cibc.com/en/personal/checking/easypath-access.html
Contact: Anne Furey | 414.291.7114 | anne.furey@cibc.com

Equitable Bank

Account Name: EZ Checking
Features: Debit Card, Mobile Banking, Bill Pay, Checking Writing Privileges
How to Open: Online // In-Branch
Account Overview & Application: www.theequitablebank.com/checking.aspx
Contact: 414.777.4178

First Federal Bank

Account Name: Fresh Start Checking
Features: Debit Card, Mobile Banking, Mobile Deposit, Direct Deposit, and more.
How to Open: In-Branch Only
Account Overview: www.firstfederalwisconsin.com/consumer-banking/checking-accounts/
Contact: 262.542.4448 ext. 3403

First Midwest Bank

Account Name: Foundation Checking
Account Overview: www.firstmidwest.com/personal/

Old National

Account Name: EZ Access Checking
Features: Debit Card, Mobile Check Deposit, Direct Deposit, Bill Pay and more.
How to Open: In-Branch Only
Account Overview: www.oldnational.com/personal/bank/checking/onb-ez-access
Contact: 414.290.7013

PNC Bank

Account Name: Foundational Checking
Features: Digital banking, Debit Card, Bill Pay, Check Writing, Financial Education Seminar, Savings Account
How to Open: In-Branch Only
Account Overview: www.pnc.com/en/personal-banking/banking/checking/foundation-checking.html
Contact: adrian.perez@pnc.com

PNC Bank

Account Name: Smart Access Prepaid VISA Card
Features: Bill Pay, Online Banking, Smart Access Mobile, Direct Deposit
How to Open: In-Branch Only
Account Overview: www.pnc.com/en/apps/welcome-pages/smart-access.html
Contact: 414.961.3247

Self Help Credit Union

Account Name: EZ Access Checking
Features: Debit Card, Mobile Check Deposit, Direct Deposit, Bill Pay and more.
How to Open: In-Branch Only
Account Overview: www.self-helpfcu.org/personal/accounts/checking-accounts
Contact: 414.343.6900 ext. 8383

Summit Credit Union

Account Name: Balance Account
Features: Debit Card, Mobile Check Deposit, Bill Pay, Online Mobile & Voice Banking
How to Open: Online // In-Branch
Account Overview & Application: www.summitcreditunion.com/bank/checking-account
Contact: 608.243.5000 ext. 2501

US Bank

Account Name: Safe Debit
Features: Debit Card, Mobile Check Deposit, Direct Deposit, Bill Pay and more.
How to Open: US Bank App // Online // In-Branch
Account Overview & Application: www.usbank.com/bank-accounts/checking-accounts/checkless-checking.html
Contact: 414.353.5990

Wells Fargo

Account Name: Clear Access Banking
Features: Debit Card, Mobile Check Deposit, Direct Deposit, Bill Pay and more.
How to Open: In-Branch Only
Account Overview & Application: www.wellsfargo.com/prepaid/
Contact: 1.866.370.226

The following deposit accounts align with the Bank On Greater Milwaukee mission, but are not certified as meeting national Bank On standards.

Associated Bank – Access Checking Account

UW Credit Union – Clear Account

Bank On Certified Accounts Are…
Safe

These accounts do not allow overdraft or non sufficient funds fees, so you’ll never be hit with a surprise fee.
Low Cost

Certified accounts are $5 or less per month, with no unpredictable fees.
Functional

Certified accounts always allow free deposits, free withdrawals, and free bill payments.