Future Checking

A student checking account designed just for you.

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As a full-time student, you’re building an exciting future. We’re here to help you take on your educational goals. Our Future Checking account gives you all the benefits of having a personal checking account with Western while also offering an opportunity to apply for an annual $500 scholarship.*

Checking account features include:

  • ATM fee refunds and free Western ATMs**
  • Identity theft protection
  • Overdraft protection and instant credit***

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Account Features

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Future Checking

Account Summary Basic checking, without a minimum monthly balance requirement. All of the checking account basics, with added features and benefits. A checking account with the most features and benefits. A checking account designed for account holders age 17 or younger.
Minimum Opening Deposit $50 $50 $50 $50
Monthly Minimum Balance and Related Requirements None $500 or maintain a $5,000 balance in loans and deposits $10,000 balance in deposit accounts combined, or $25,000 balance in loans and deposits combined None
Monthly Service Fee None $10 monthly fee if balance falls below minimum balance requirement at any time in the month $10 monthly fee if balance falls below minimum balance requirement at any time in the month None
Interest None Interest compounded and credited monthly Interest compounded and credited monthly Interest compounded and credited monthly
Number of Free Western Gift Cards Per Year 5 10 10 5
Additional features and benefits
ATM Fee Refunds Yes Yes Yes Yes
Free Western Checks Yes Yes Yes Yes
$10 Discount on Other Check Designs or Duplicates Yes Yes Yes Yes
Free Initial Western Debit Card or Western ATM Card Yes Yes Yes Yes
Overdraft Protection/Instant Credit (if approved) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Free Online Banking, Mobile Banking, Mobile Deposit, and Standard Bill Pay Yes Yes Yes Yes
Free Identity Theft Protection Yes Yes Yes Yes
Free Official Bank Checks, Money Orders, and Notary Service Yes Yes
No Annual Fee on Approved Instant Credit Yes
No Fee for Stop Payments Yes
No Processing Fee on Consumer Loans Yes
No Processing Fee on Home Equity Loans Yes
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