Simple and efficient free checking with no monthly service fees or minimum balance requirements
If you’re looking for a simple way to make managing your money easier, a Basic Checking account is the perfect solution. You’ll have complete control of your funds without any monthly service fees or minimum balance requirements.
Easy mobile and online banking
Have total access to your account and past transactions at your fingertips
No monthly service fees
You’ll never receive a monthly service fee, regardless of your account balance
Waived ATM fees
Up to 3 MCCU withdrawal fees waived for non-MCCU ATMs per month
Explore Basic Checking
- No monthly service fees
- No minimum balance requirements
- Three MCCU withdrawal fees waived at non-Members Choice ATMs per month.
Plus these benefits
- Debit Mastercard®
- Mobile and online banking
- Mobile wallet
- Direct deposit
- Audio response
- Bill Pay
- eAlerts & eStatements
- Check ordering
- Unlimited check writing
- Person-to-person payments
- ATMs Worldwide
- $25 minimum deposit to open
Are you ready to take control?
Open an account as a new member with one of these easy options
Apply online now to open your membership account
Current Members Choice members, you can “Quick Apply” for new Basic Checking account in online banking or your mobile app. Login, and click on the “Quick Apply” widget in the main navigation to get started (you may need to click on the “More” button to view).
FAQs about Basic Checking
Is my account information available 24-hours a day?
How can I get a copy of my account statement?
You can retrieve a free copy of your account eStatement through Online Banking. If you are not set up for eStatements,
- Login to online banking
- Select eDocs from the main menu (you may need to select MORE… to see eDocs)
- Select the Delivery Preference you would like to change – either all accounts or just select accounts
- Select save
- Review and accept to the site terms
If you have questions, please contact Member Services at 281.398.9900 or toll free 800.753.2428, or stop by one of our branches.
How can I sign up for Direct Deposit?
To sign up for Direct Deposit, please contact your employer's payroll department. You will need to provide them with the routing number 313083196 and your 13 digit account number. If your employer requires documentation for initial set-up, you may provide them with a voided check or download the Direct Deposit Instructions Form (PDF).
Can I use my Debit Mastercard for payments with Venmo and Zelle?
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If not currently a Members Choice member, a $5 deposit is needed to establish membership. All memberships are subject to approval including credit approval.