Memorial Day Closing
On Monday, May 27, 2019, all of our Chartway branch locations and Member Solutions Center will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. You may access your accounts 24/7 through online and mobile banking.

Compare Checking Accounts

Compare our LiveNow Debit Account, LifePlus Checking Account, and Cash Back Checking Account to find the one that fits you.

*Message and data rates may apply.

1An overdrawn balance must be repaid within 32 days. We may not pay items under your Overdraft Privilege if you do not maintain your account in good standing by bringing your account to a positive balance within every thirty-two (32) day period for a minimum of one business day, if you default on any loan or other obligation to Chartway Federal Credit Union or if your account is subject to any legal or administrative order or levy. If you use Overdraft Privilege, Chartway will charge a $30 fee each time we pay an overdraft.

2Maintain or establish a monthly direct deposit or make 10 or more debit card purchases a month or maintain an average daily balance of $500.

310 or more debit transactions a month as well as $500 deposited into checking monthly. Must be enrolled in eStatements.

4Up to $10 in non-Chartway network ATM fee reimbursements per month.

5If eligibility criteria is not met, member will not earn rewards or ATM rebates.

LiveNow Debit
Account

A debit-only account with most of the benefits of a checking account, without overdraft fees. What you budget is what you spend.

Open a LiveNow Debit Account

LifePLus Checking
Account

Flexible and affordable with fewer fees and better features, like options to earn dividends.

Open a LifePlus Checking Account

Cash Back Checking
Account

The checking account that pays you! Earn 3% cash back on everyday purchases every time you use your debit card without maintenance fees.

Open a Cash Back Checking Account

Make the Switch to Chartway

Switching your checking account to Chartway is as easy as 1-2-3!

1 Open your new Chartway account

Take care of your new account first, and it’ll be a smooth move from your old one.

Click — It's easy and quick to open your account online. Our system will walk you through each step.

Visit — Stop by your neighborhood Chartway branch. We'd love to see you and open your new account!

Call — We can open your new account over the phone. Give us a call at (800) 678-8765 and we'll take care of it!

2 Set up Direct Deposit

No more paper paychecks! With direct deposit, your money goes right into your Chartway account! Provide your employer with your new Chartway account number and routing number.

If you are a Federal employee, including military, start with Sign-Up Form 1199A. If you're employed at a private company, contact your payroll or Human Resources department to get things started.

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3 Close your old checking account

Redirect your automatic payments/debits to your new Chartway account. Don't forget loan payments, insurance premium payments, utility payments, membership dues, donations, and any other recurring debits to your account.

Let your outstanding checks clear from your old account.

Once all activity has been phased out, contact your prior financial institution, and request that the account be closed.