Refresh Checking Account
Need a financial reboot?
- Reset your finances with a low monthly fee of $8.95*
- Minimum opening balance of $25 and maintain $5 in savings
- Free Online Banking and mobile banking with mobile deposit**
- Worldwide access to 120,000+ surcharge-free ATMs
- Free Visa Debit Card
- Free Financial Wellness counseling and education
- Overdraft protection option
- Free eStatement and Direct Deposit
- Free Bill Pay
Who’s it for
If you are unable to open a checking account due to past credit or banking history, our Refresh Checking account can help you get back moving in the right direction. Plus, if there are no NSFs or overdrafts for 12 consecutive months, just reach out to us and we would be delighted to switch your account to our Free Plus Interest Checking Account!
How does Refresh Checking work
Refresh Checking works like any other checking account – you can pay bills, get cash, and make deposits anywhere, anytime. Opening this second-chance checking account and signing up for eStatements and direct deposits is a great way to boost your credit and banking history.
How to apply
Simply log in to Online Banking and select Account Information from the tabbed options. Click on “Account Change Form”, complete the form and submit.
Visa Debit Card included
Your free Visa Debit Card comes with valuable benefits.
- Access to 120,000+ surcharge-Free ATMs worldwide.
- Mobile Wallet access
- Zero Liability Fraud Protection
*The monthly fee is $8.95 and requires direct deposit and estatements.
Compare PFCU Checking Accounts
|Compare||Free Plus Interest Checking||Refresh CheckinG2|
|Monthly maintenance fee||$0||$8.95|
|Minimum opening balance||$0||$25|
|Minimum balance to earn interest1||$500||n/a|
|Minimum savings amount||$5||$5|
|Free Online Banking and mobile banking|
|120,000+ surcharge-free ATMs worldwide|
|Free Visa Debit Card|
|Free Financial Wellness counseling and education|
Frequently Asked Questions
Need more information?
Connect with a PFCU Member Consultant, by scheduling an appointment, video chat, email, or phone.
*APY (ANNUAL PERCENTAGE YIELD). Dividends will be compounded and credited monthly. For dividend bearing accounts, the Dividend Period begins on the first calendar day of the period and ends on the last calendar day of the period. The Credit Union is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration. Credit Union membership is required before utilizing any product and/or service by establishing a savings account with $5.00. Must be at least 13 years to open a checking account – see iProsper Teen Account.
1A $500.00 average daily balance is required to earn monthly dividends. View current Savings Rates.
2This is a second-chance checking account. The monthly fee is $8.95 and requires direct deposit and eStatements. If there are no NSFs or Overdraft for 12 consecutive months since account opening, please contact the Credit Union to switch the account to the Free Plus Interest Checking Account. We’re cheering for you!
3Our Mobile Banking app is free, but standard rates and fees may apply from your wireless carrier. App store is a service mark of Apple Inc. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Standard wireless carrier data rates and fees may apply. Please check with your carrier for more information.