Bethpage Federal Credit Union offers a free checking account with the ability to earn interest. You can open it with a $5 initial deposit into a Bethpage savings account. The checking account has no monthly service fee, but requires customers to enroll in online banking, make direct deposits and use their debit cards at least 10 times per month to earn interest. Bonus Checking also features no minimum balance requirement.
Bethpage is a part of the CO-OP ATM network, offering customers free access to more than 30,000 ATMs nationwide. The credit union also offers Pay Anyone and Zelle as options for making person-to-person payments. Bethpage has a few dozen branches but offers access to more than 5,000 shared branch locations.
The checking account is free with the ability to earn interest.
There’s no monthly service fee or minimum balance requirement.
Customers have free access to over 30,000 CO-OP ATMs.