Basic Checking Account

"Life is complicated enough. I want a checking account that keeps things hassle-free."
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There's a lot to be said for "basic." Our basic instincts keep us alive. Basic training gets our troops ready to serve. Basic algebra gets us through high school. That bring us to the Basic Checking account from Clearview based in Pennsylvania, which provides everything that's necessary for our Pittsburgh-area neighbors to manage their money without gumming up the works with a lot of rules or high fees.
  • No monthly service fees or minimum balance requirements
  • Free Online and Mobile Banking
  • Free online bill payment (Bill Pay)1
  • Take advantage of an interest rate discount on certain loans2
  • Protect your account against overdrafts with overdraft protection or Extended Courtesy Pay
  • Eight surcharge-free transactions per month at in network, non-Clearview owned ATMs3
  • Earn cash rewards with Debit Purchase Rewards
What's included
  • Contactless debit card
  • 80,000 Surcharge Free ATMs
  • Mobile App with Mobile Deposit and Bill Pay
  • Online Banking with Bill Pay
  • Money Management Personal Financial Management Tool
  • Card DefenseTM
  • Mobile Payments with Apple Pay®, Google Pay® and Samsung Pay®
  • Paperless eStatements
  • Debit Card Purchase Rewards
  • Instant issue debit cards4
1  A monthly fee of $4.95 will be charged if no payment is made on a Bill Pay account for 90 days.

2 On select loans with automatic payment from any Clearview Checking account.

3 $2.00 charge for each transaction after the indicated free allowed per month (includes withdrawals, transfers and deposits). Surcharges by other financial institutions may apply.

4 Visit our financial center location pages to see which locations offer instant issue debit cards.

Still have questions about Basic Checking Accounts?
You can use up to $2,500 daily in purchases or cash advances with your Clearview Debit Card in addition to the $500 maximum ATM withdrawal limit.
The routing and transit number is used when you pay bills electronically. Our ABA bank transit number is 243083237.
Yes, you can order checks directly from Harland Clarke. You will need to enter Clearview’s routing number (243083237), your checking account number (from the bottom of your check) and other personal information.
If you're traveling internationally please take the following steps:
  • You can now set travel notifications for your credit card(s) directly within Online Banking or Mobile Banking! Here's how to set yours up before your next trip:
    • Click on your card in the account summary section
    • Click the Communications tab
    • Click the Travel Notes tab
    From there, all you have to do is select your card, follow the prompts, and enjoy your travels!
  • Contact Clearview at 1-800-926-0003 prior to your departure with the dates and cities you will be traveling to so we can notate your cards for travel. We recommend taking more than one form of payment with you when you travel.
  • Make sure you have a PIN set up on all cards you will be taking with you, as you will be asked for a PIN number if using your card outside of the U.S. To set up a PIN:
    • For credit: 1-888-886-0083
    • For debit: 1- 866-985-2273
Protect yourself is by registering for real-time text fraud alerts for your Clearview credit and debit cards. Once registered, you'll receive a text and/or pre-recorded voice call when there's a suspicious transaction on your card.
Register today. It only takes a few minutes!
Within Online Banking, click the “Other Services” tab located at the top of the screen, then choose the account you wish to order checks for and click the “Enter” button to begin. Using this method, your account number and other necessary information will be pre-loaded.

You can get a new debit card printed on the spot at some of our financial centers for the following reasons:

  • When your card is lost or stolen
  • When your card is damaged
  • When you open a new checking account at a financial center

Visit our location pages to see which financial centers offer instant issue debit cards.

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