Personal Checking Options

Essential Checking

Essential Checking is an economical account that comes with no monthly service charge when you’re enrolled in eStatements. It’s perfect for anyone who wants a straightforward checking solution that makes doing your banking convenient and easy. Learn more.

Personal Relationship Checking

Personal Relationship Checking rewards you for doing more of your banking with Peoples Bank. The higher your combined balances in qualified accounts or loans, the greater your benefits. Best of all, your benefit package automatically adjusts each month to the appropriate level for which you qualify: Gold, Platinum or Diamond package. It’s easy! Learn more.
 
 
Essential Checking
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Personal Relationship Checking
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Debit Card Included Included
Earns Interest No Higher interest rates for higher balances. See rates.
Online Banking, Mobile Banking and Bill Pay* Included Included
Checks Standard Rate Applies One box of Regal Blue checks included per calendar year. Other styles available at a discount.
Peoples Perks Not Included Included
Monthly Fee $2. Fee waived with enrollment in eStatements.                     $5. Fee waived with $10,000 in combined deposit balances or $100,000 in consumer or mortgage loan balances.
Combined Statements Included Included
Online Transfers Included Included
Initial deposit required to open the account $100 $100
My Business Checking Account Add-On N/A $5 Monthly service fee waived with  eStatement enrollment on My Business account.
 
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Discover Peoples Perks

Peoples Perks is a value-added benefit package that comes at no extra cost with your Personal Relationship Checking account. It includes a variety of money-saving and personal protection benefits like shopping and dining discounts, travel and entertainment discounts, cell phone protection and a whole lot more. Ask for details at any branch or call our Customer Support Team at (800) 584-8859.

Money Saving Benefits

  • Shopping and dining discounts from local and national retailers
  • Nationwide travel, hotel, recreation and entertainment discounts
  • Savings on prescriptions, vision and hearing aids
  • Payment card protection
  • Fraud resolution services

Personal Protection Benefits

  • Cell phone protection - up to $800 per year
  • 24-hour emergency road-side assistance
  • $2,500 personal identity protection
  • Identity theft assistance
  • **$10,000 travel accidental death insurance

*Online Bill Pay service is included when you complete one or more online bill pay transactions each month. $2.50 Inactivity Fee applies during any month where no bill pay transactions are made. During the initial three months of service, Inactivity Fee is waived.

**Insurance products are not a deposit, not FDIC insured, not insured by any federal government agency and not guaranteed by the Bank.

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Essential Checking
Personal Relationship Checking Packages
Packages automatically adjust monthly to the appropriate level.
Benefits   Gold Platinum Diamond
Peoples Perks Not included Included Included Included
Monthly Service Charge $2 Waived with eStatement enrollment $5 Waived1 Applies to all PRC accounts in package Waived1 Applies to all PRC accounts in package
Minimum Balance to Avoid Service Charges n/a n/a $10,000 in combined deposit balances2 or $100,000 in consumer or mortgage loan balances3 serviced by Peoples Bank $50,000 in combined deposit balances2 or $500,000 in consumer mortgage loan balances3 serviced by Peoples Bank
Combined Balance Eligible Accounts n/a Non-Retirement and non-Health Savings Accounts held by owner and excludes Peoples Investments balances Non-Retirement and non-Health Savings Accounts held by owner and excludes Peoples Investments balances Non-Retirement and non-Health Savings Accounts held by owner and excludes Peoples Investments balances
Interest Bearing No Yes - applies to all Personal Relationship Checking accounts in the package Yes - applies to all Personal Relationship Checking accounts in the package Yes - applies to all Personal Relationship Checking accounts in the package
Non-Peoples Bank and Non-MoneyPass® ATM Fees $1.50 Peoples Bank Fee; ATM owner fee may apply All accounts in package
$1.50 Peoples Bank Fee - Same Day Refund4
ATM owner fee may apply
All accounts in package
$1.50 Peoples Bank Fee - Same Day Refund4
ATM owner fee may apply
All accounts in package
$1.50 Peoples Bank Fee - Same Day Refund4
All PRC accounts in package
ATM owner fees - Cycle Refund5 (up to $25 per statement cycle)
International transaction fee (debit card) 1% transaction fee All accounts in package - 1% transaction fee - Same Day Refund4 All accounts in package - 1% transaction fee -
Same Day Refund4
All accounts in package - 1% transaction fee - Same Day Refund4
Wires - Incoming Domestic Standard rate applies Standard rate applies Standard rate applies Unlimited Incoming Wires - Cycle Refund5 Applies to all PRC accounts in package
Wires - Outgoing Domestic Standard rate applies Standard rate applies Standard rate applies 1st wire free - Cycle Refund5 Applies to all PRC accounts in package; Standard rate thereafter
Regal Blue Checks Standard rate applies 1 box included per calendar year
Other styles available at discount
1 box included per calendar year
Other styles available at discount
1 box included per calendar year
Other styles available at discount
Cashier's Checks and Money Orders Standard rate applies Waived1 Waived1 Waived1
Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) Annual Fee Standard rate applies Waived1 Waived1 Waived1
Express Line of Credit Annual Fee Standard rate applies Waived1 Waived1 Waived1
Consumer Debit Card Included Included Included Included
Online, Mobile and Bill Pay6 Included Included Included Included

1Fee will not appear on your statement.
2Calculated by adding together the average daily balance for each deposit account enrolled in the package.
3Calculated by adding together the current principle balance on the last day of the qualification cycle for each loan account enrolled in the package.
4Fee will appear on your statement and then a credit will appear the same business day as the transaction is processed.
5Fee will appear on your statement and then a credit will appear on the last day of the Statement Cycle.
6Online Bill Pay service is included when you complete one or more online bill pay transactions each month. $2.50 Inactivity Fee applies during any month where no bill pay transactions are made. During the initial three months of service, Inactivity Fee is waived.


Refer to our Miscellaneous Fee Schedule for complete details and fee information.