Fresh Start Checking

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Leave your banking blues behind.

We know that having a good credit history is more important than ever. But mistakes happen, and you shouldn't have to spend your life paying for them — especially out of pocket. If you're unable to meet the requirements for any of our standard accounts, you may qualify for our second chance checking options, Fresh Start or Fresh Start Pro. With either Fresh Start checking option, you'll have the opportunity to manage your money while improving your overall financial wellness. 

Fresh Start Checking Accounts

  • No minimum balance requirement
  • $0 minimum deposit to open an account
  • Access to essential digital banking features
  • Monthly eStatements
  • Unlimited debit card ATM transactions, free at Clearview ATMs
  • $9.95 per month service charge (discounted to only $7.95 per month if you use direct deposit)

Fresh Start Pro Checking Accounts

Depending on your situation, you might start your journey with Fresh Start Pro. For members who start with a Fresh Start checking account, you may be upgraded to Fresh Start Pro after maintaining a good account relationship for a period of 12 months. You'll enjoy all of the features above, plus the following benefits:

  • Unlimited check writing ability
  • Access to digital banking features plus Bill Pay 
  • $9.95 per month service charge (discounted to only $7.95 per month if you use direct deposit)

After continuing to remain in good standing, your Fresh Start Pro account may be upgraded to any of our standard checking accounts. 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 features
  • Paperless eStatements
  • Instant issue debit cards*
*Visit our financial center location pages to see which locations offer instant issue debit cards.

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Clearview has changed my outlook on my finances. They have helped me when no one else would give me a chance including the banks I had been with for years. Clearview believes in you, and the staff is always professional and friendly. Clearview is one of the best banking experiences I have ever had. April, Member since 2019
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I would like to send a special thanks to the Robinson office. They performed some wire transfers for us that had to be done at the last minute, helping us to secure a retirement property. Their patience and professionalism, as well as friendly personality, only helped solidify our opinion as Clearview being the best credit union in the country. Tom, Member since 2005
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