Checking Comparison

We have a checking account to suit your everyday financial needs and goals. Compare below and choose what works best for you. 

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An option for every lifestyle

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Northeast Checking

Our standard checking account with no minimum balance needed.

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Relationship Checking

Start earning interest on balances of $5k and up.

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Elite Checking

Earn interest on the combined balance of your loans, accounts, and investments.

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Student Checking

Our free, interest-earning account for ages 14 to 22.

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Checking At A Glance

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Best For Those Looking For:

A free checking account without any requirements

Dividends paid on your checking account balance

Rewards you for your combined balances in your share accounts, loans, and investments

A free checking account that pays dividends for students ages 14-22

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Minimum Average Daily Balance of $5,000

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Earns Interest


On balances $5,000+

On balances up to $15,000

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Only for ages 16 & up

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Only for ages 16 & up

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Only for ages 16 & up

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“Great service. I’ve been with NECU for 20-plus years and will never go anywhere else.”

– Mark V.

Helpful Resources

Checking Quick Start Guide


Checking Account Brochure


Switch Checking Checklist


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