A checking account is a type of account that many people utilize on a daily basis. Checking accounts are typically an important aspect of our financial lives -- whether we're paying bills, buying groceries, or simply shopping online. Which means you want to be sure that your checking account fits your life perfectly and meets all your needs. But what if you could select a Rewards checking account that helps you protect your identity, your purchases, and your phone. Plus enjoy big savings when you bank, shop and play.
The new Academy Bank Select Rewards** Checking Account does all that and more. And we’re excited to introduce it to our valued customers. Keep reading to learn more about these new rewards checking accounts and what they can offer you.
What Does a Select Rewards Checking Account Offer?
Your checking account helps you manage your finances every single day. And they can also help you meet your financial goals. But our new Academy Bank Select Rewards Checking Account has even more features than the typical checking account, which means you get:
- Get paid one day early with Early Pay1
- Unlimited, free access to 30,000+ ATMs nationwide with MoneyPass Network2 - easily find an ATM near on the MoneyPass site
- Online Banking with Bill Pay
- Mobile Banking3 with Check Deposit4
- Visa Debit Card & Controls
- Free e.Statements5
- Saving Cents Eligibility - round up your debit card purchases automatically and put the change in your savings
- Over 70 locations, including branches inside Walmart with weekend and evening hours
How You Can Get Big Rewards and Big Protection
Big rewards, big protection -- the Academy Bank Select Rewards Checking account serves up a big share of both.
These rewards are designed to help you save money on your everyday purchases and more, while also helping you monitor your credit and protect your identity and finances.
Save When You Play
Travel and Leisure Discounts: Money-saving discounts from thousands of local and national businesses – redeem and print coupons online or access discounts from a mobile device. (available via mobile or web only3)
- RewardsTM: Receiving Rewards is simple! As a member, you have access to exclusive offers and discounts at thousands of leading online retailers. Simply shop online using our customized shopping portal and receive cash back. Your cash back can be held in your Rewards account to use towards future purchases or conveniently sent to you as a check. Yes, it’s that easy! (registration/activation required; available via mobile or web only3)
- Roadside Assistance Service: 24-hour coverage for roadside assistance services including vehicle towing, fuel/oil/fluid/water delivery, and battery/lockout/tire assistance up to $100 per occurrence. Maximum of two occurrences per twelve-month period. (See insurance disclosure)
- Healthcare Discount Savings*: Enjoy savings on vision, prescriptions, and dental service. This is NOT insurance.
Monitor Your Credit and Protect Your Identity
You can rest easy knowing that IDProtect®, our identity theft monitoring and resolution service, can help better protect your identity.
Identity Theft Expense Reimbursement Coverage (See insurance disclosure)
- Comprehensive Identity Theft Resolution Services
- Debit and Credit Card Registration*
- Credit File Monitoring Daily*
- Credit Report and Score6*
- Credit Score Simulator *
- Credit Score Tracker7
- Identity Monitoring*
- Dark Web Monitoring*
- Online Identity Theft News Center and Valuable Phone and Web Resources*
- Financial Wellness 360º
Protect Against Unexpected Losses and Save on Health Expenses
- Cell Phone Protection: Receive up to $400 of replacement or repair costs if your cell phone is stolen or damaged, in the U.S. and abroad. $50 deductible applies. Up to two claims per twelve-month period. Covers up to four phones on a cell phone bill. (Cell phone bill must be paid using eligible account.) (See insurance disclosure)
- Travel Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance: Receive up to $10,000 of Travel Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance. (Coverage divides equally on joint accounts.)
- Debit Advantage Buyers Protection: Covers items for 90 days from the date of purchase against accidental breakage, fire or theft. Extended Warranty extends the U.S. manufacturer’s original written warranty up to one full year on most new retail purchases if the warranty is less than five years. (Item(s) must be purchased entirely with this account for coverage.) (See insurance disclosure)
Get the full details on the Select Rewards Checking Account.
How Easy Is It to Open a Select Rewards Checking Account?
Opening your new Academy Bank Select Rewards Checking account is easy -- it typically takes 10 minutes or less to apply. Which means you’ll be on your way to earning rewards when you bank, shop, and play.
Here are a few details to keep in mind:
- There is a $100 opening balance requirement.
- A $6 monthly service charge applies.
- Free e.Statements5 or $5 paper statement fee.
- Closing new accounts within 90 days of opening will result in a $20 early closure fee.
Academy Bank Is Here for Your Banking Needs
We’re proud to offer our valued customers our new Select Rewards Checking Account, bringing you the extra everyday savings and protection you deserve.
** Benefits are available to personal checking accounts and their primary account owner and joint account owner(s) subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Guide to Benefit and/or insurance documents for the applicable Benefits. Some Benefits require authentication, registration and/or activation. Benefits are not available to the "signer" on the account who is not an account owner or to the businesses, clubs, trusts, organizations and/or churches and their members, or schools and their employee/students.
* Registration/activation required.
1 Direct deposit required. Maximum ACH credit is $15,000.00.
2 No fees for withdrawals, transfers, balance inquiries or denied ATM transactions at ATMs in the MoneyPass® Network if you have a MoneyPass® logo on the back of your card. MoneyPass® Network ATMs are within the U.S. only.
3 Message and data rates charged by your mobile phone carrier may apply.
4 Deposits are subject to verification and not available for immediate withdrawal. Deposit limits and restrictions apply.
5 Free e.Statements or $5 paper statements for Select Rewards and Simply Digital Checking accounts. Paper statements are free for Elite Investment account holders.
6 Credit Score is a VantageScore 3.0 based on single bureau data. Third parties may use a different VantageScore or a different type of credit score to assess your creditworthiness.
7 Credit Score Tracker: Once credit file monitoring has been activated and you have requested your first credit score, you may request a new credit score each month to be plotted on your Credit Score Tracker graph. Monthly email notifications will be sent to let you know when your new score is available.
Closing new accounts within 90 days of opening will result in a $20 early closure fee.
Important Insurance Disclosure Notice: The descriptions herein are summaries only and do not include all terms, conditions, and exclusions of the Benefits described. Please refer to the actual Guide to Benefit and/or insurance disclosure documents for complete details of coverage and exclusions. Coverage is provided through the company named in the Guide to Benefit for on the certificate of insurance.