Fresh Start Checking

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Here's your first choice for a second-chance checking account.

If you've hit some financial bumps in the road, you still have a clear path to a checking account through Clearview. Fresh Start and Fresh Start Pro second chance checking accounts are ideal solutions if you don't yet qualify for one of our standard accounts. You'll get the digital tools you need to manage and access your money while building a history of responsible use. Depending on your situation, you'll qualify for either the Fresh Start Checking or Fresh Start Pro Checking accounts with the opportunity to upgrade as you remain in good standing and improve your overall finances.

Fresh Start Checking

This intro level account is perfect when you need a checking account that offers a new beginning.

  • No minimum balance requirement
  • $0 minimum deposit to open an account
  • Unlimited ATM transactions, free at Clearview ATMs
  • $9.95 per month service charge (discounted to only $7.95 per month if you use direct deposit)

Once you maintain a good account relationship for 12 months, you may be upgraded to Fresh Start Pro.

Fresh Start Pro Checking

You might start your new journey with Fresh Start Pro, depending on your financial situation.

  • Includes all Fresh Start Checking features
  • Unlimited check writing
  • $9.95 per month service charge (discounted to only $7.95 per month if you use direct deposit)

Keep your Fresh Start Pro Checking account in good standing for 12 months and you could upgrade to one of our standard checking accounts to maintain your momentum. Start a video call or stop by your local Clearview financial center to learn more about Fresh Start checking.

What's included?
  • Contactless debit card
  • Digital banking access
  • eStatements

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