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Compare Workplace Checking Accounts

 Workplace Checking
Workplace Gold Checking
Workplace Platinum Checking
Ideal For You If You Want:No balance requirements or monthly maintenance feeInterest checking with discounted servicesRelationship benefits, discounts and premium rates
Check Writing:UnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
Online Banking & Bill Pay: N/A


Mobile Banking: N/A FreeFree
Debit Card Usage: N/A FreeFree
Paperless Statements: FreeFree
Overdraft Protection: Available (Fees Apply) Available (Fees Apply)Available (Fees Apply)
Monthly Maintenance Fee:  No$10 $15
Ways to Waive Maintenance Fee:N/A$1,500 minimum daily balance or $10,000 in loan/deposit combined balances1 $5,000 minimum daily balance or $25,000 in loan/deposit combined balances1 or FirstMerit Mortgage Loan w/auto debit from Reality Platinum Checking
Check Offers:First box free2First box free & one free box annually thereafter2First box free & one free box annually thereafter2
Eligible for MeritRewards Shop & Earn:Yes3YesYes
Eligible for MeritRewards Shop, Earn & Protect: Yes4 Yes5 Yes
Earns Interest: No Yes Yes
Non-FirstMerit ATM Fee: $2 each6 1st five free6 Free6
Domestic Wire Transfers:Fees apply$15 rebate on incoming & outgoing wire transfers$15 rebate on incoming & outgoing wire transfers
Money Orders, Traveler's Checks, Official Checks: Fees applyFees apply Free
Home Equity Annual Fee Waiver:No NoYes7
Safe Deposit Box:Rates vary by box sizeRates vary by box sizeFree 3x5 safe deposit box or up to $45 discount on larger box
Minimum To Open:$50$50$50


* Accounts subject to account opening criteria. Some restrictions apply. Requires direct deposit of paycheck from your employer. All credit accounts subject to approval.
  1. Credit Card, Mortgage, Student and Business Loans are not included in loan combined balances.
  2. Guardian Safety or Sheffield wallet style checks only, which must be ordered through our check printing partner, Harland Clarke.
  3. $1 monthly fee.
  4. $8 monthly fee.
  5. $5 monthly fee.
  6. Other bank's fees may apply.
  7. Refer to Home Equity Line of Credit Disclosures for additional information.
Pleas note: Fees could reduce earnings on these accounts. Some service fees may apply; see banker for details.