Earn Interest with Your Everyday Checking

The Patelco Interest Checking account is a great option if you regularly maintain a daily balance of $500 or more and want to earn interest on your account.

The $5 monthly fee is also waived if your account is set up for a monthly direct deposit of $100 or more, or if you’re a Patelco Commitment Household Member.

Plus, payday can come even sooner when you set up direct deposit for your account. Get paid up to two days early —without an additional fee.2

It takes minutes to open a Patelco Interest Checking account.

Product Benefits

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Get Paid Early with Direct Deposit2

Set up Direct Deposit and access your funds up to 2 days early

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Interest Checking Rate

Rates Effective 1/1/2020
Term Minimum Balance APY Rate Dividends Paid
None $0.00 0.05% 0.05% Monthly

Frequently Asked Questions

Pay with Confidence

Your Patelco checking account comes with a free Debit Mastercard® that lets you make purchases easily and securely:

  • Secure, contactless purchases with Debit Mastercard
  • Load your card to Apple Pay®, Google Pay®, or Samsung Pay®
  • Zero Liability and Extended Warranty on purchases
  • Mastercard Global Service™ emergency card replacement
  • Overdraft link to a credit line or a Patelco account and pay no fees
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A better financial life starts with a Patelco Interest Checking account.

1 Rate as of date

2 Early access to direct deposit funds depends on the timing of the receipt of the payment file from the payer. We generally make these funds available on the day the payment file is received, which may be up to 2 days earlier than the scheduled payment date.

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