Freedom Checking

Your everyday banking essentials are covered with Freedom Checking. It’s a basic checking account with features that minimize fees - including ATM fees! - and maximize security and convenience. 

Freedom Checking

A Basic Checking Account With Full-Service Features

Freedom Checking has benefits you’ll appreciate every day, such as online and mobile account management and a debit card that can earn you rewards.

Account Charges and Fees

$10 Monthly Service Charge or waived with any of the following: 
  • Monthly direct deposit5 of at least $500 to this account, or
  • $1,500 average daily balance, or 
  • $5,000 with Combined Balance Option,6 or
  • 10 or more qualifying debit card purchases,7 or
  • Students under 26 (proof of enrollment may be required)8
Complimentary Small Check Pack (40 checks)

Paper Statement Fee9- $2

$100 Minimum Deposit to Open

Get Started

Ready to Open an Account?

Discover how the easy-to-use Fremont Bank Freedom Checking account can give you financial control, convenience, security, and value. Open an account online or visit us at a branch to get started.

  • Full-Service Checking Account
  • Multiple Ways to Waive Monthly Service Charge
  • Unlimited Payments and Transfers
  • A great option for students

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Accounts are subject to approval. The terms of the account, including any fees or features, may change. See the Deposit Account Agreement and Account Terms and Conditions Schedule of Fees and Charges for the terms and conditions associated with the product.

1 ATM surcharges will be automatically rebated for any other bank-owned and operated ATM in the United States.

2 Mobile Banking: Fremont Bank Mobile Banking App is available for select mobile devices. Enroll in Fremont Bank Personal Online Banking and download the Fremont Bank Mobile Banking App. There is no charge from Fremont Bank, but messaging and data charges from your mobile carrier service may apply. Review your contract with your individual mobile carrier service before enrolling in Mobile Banking. Mobile internet browser is required in order to use some optional features of Services.

3 UChoose Rewards®: Separate enrollment of eligible debit card in UChoose Rewards is required. Eligibility and participation are subject to terms, conditions and restrictions. Taxes, if any, are account holder’s responsibility. The value of rewards from redeemed points may be reported to the IRS as miscellaneous income on Form 1099-MISC in the year redeemed.

4 Mobile Card Management: Requires enrollment in Mobile Banking.

5 A Direct Deposit of your salary, pension, Social Security or other regular monthly income electronically deposited to your account. Transfers from one account to another, or deposits made at a branch or ATM, do not qualify as a Direct Deposit.

6 The Combined Balance Option allows you to combine certain balances to avoid paying monthly service charges on your eligible checking account. The Combined Balance Option requires identical account ownership. You can avoid the monthly service charge on only one checking account by choosing the Combined Balance Option. The Option is activated on any day the checking account balance falls below the minimum amount required to avoid the monthly service charge. When that happens, the balance of the checking account will be combined with the lowest month-to-date minimum balance(s) in the flexed account(s) to determine if you meet the balance requirement.

7 A qualifying debit card transaction is defined as a point-of-sale (POS) purchase transaction using your PIN (Personal Identification Number), purchases you sign for, internet, phone and mail order purchases, small dollar purchases that do not require a signature or PIN, and bill payments where payee processes the transaction as a credit transaction. Qualifying transactions from same account but with different cards are combined. Transactions that do not qualify include ATM transactions, cash transactions and refund/return transactions. To be deemed qualifying, all qualified transactions must post to the account during the statement period.

8 Account available for students 10 to 25 years old at account opening. For students under the age of 18, a parent/guardian must be listed as a joint owner on the account. Account subject to approval. Certain restrictions apply. Student must provide a valid student ID as proof of active enrollment in an accredited educational institution at time of account opening. Upon student’s 26th birthday, or sooner if not enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited educational institution, the account will be converted into a standard Freedom Checking account and subject to the then current checking service charges.

9 A $2.00 paper statement fee applies; waived for e-statements. e-Statements (electronic statements) are free but you must enroll in Online Banking and have a working connection to the internet with email capability. If you cancel e-Statements, your account will be subject to the paper statement fee beginning with the end date of the statement period in which e-Statements are canceled.

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