Checking Account Comparison

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Free Debit Rewards Card
Free Checks
With eStatement - Shipping & Handling extra

With eStatement - Shipping & Handling extra

Shipping & Handling extra
Monthly Service Fee
Minimum Balance to avoid Monthly Service Fee$500+ Checking Balance, or Direct Deposit, or Age 55+Combined Balances of $10,000
Earns Dividends/Interest
Loan Discount
Periodic Bonus Rates on Certificates

Accounts that work for you

Features every Directions checking account includes:


Switching your accounts to directions credit union has never been easier!

ClickSWITCH allows you to quickly and securely switch your current online bill payments, automated payments, and direct deposits from another financial institution to directions - all with the click of a mouse. It's fully automated, convenient, and takes less than 10 minutes.

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Online & mobile banking

Online banking gives you secure, 24-hour access to your accounts. you can view your accounts, apply for loans, order checks, enroll in bill pay, and much more. Mobile banking gives you convenient, on-the-go options for managing your bank accounts. With features like remote deposit capture, your phone becomes a true banking branch on-the-go.
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Account alerts

Get your directions account information via email or mobile text message with CUAlerts. Enjoy the flexibility to customize alert type, frequency, and location for your convenience.

Nationwide ATM network

Partnering with Alliance One, one of the nation’s largest selective-surcharge free atm groups, gives our members access to over 5,000 free ATM locations across the US, including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

Debit card rewards

The Directions debit card includes great rewards and features such as:

  • VISA Scorecard™ Rewards
  • Round up
  • Personalized debit cards: Directions Credit Union debit cards can be fully personalized with an image of your choosing for only $5.00. Click here to get your personalized member debit card.
Reward Programs