Simple Checking Account

"I don't want to get too fancy, but a checking account that lets me earn a little money sounds pretty awesome."
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The low-cost checking account you need, with the features you really want.

Everyone likes it when life offers a little extra. In Pittsburgh, that can mean a sandwich stuffed full of fries, an amusement park with - count 'em - six world-class coasters, or a low-cost checking account that offers dividends like a savings account and a rewards program like a credit card. Of course, the Simple Checking account from Clearview based in Pennsylvania offers all the other features of a modern checking account and it doesn't stop there.
  • $3 monthly fee waived with $500 in monthly direct deposits or five monthly transactions1
  • Free online bill payment (Bill Pay)2
  • Loan interest rate discount3
  • Protect your Simple Checking account with overdraft protection and extended courtesy pay
  • Eight surcharge-free transactions per month at in-network, non-Clearview owned ATMs4
  • Earn dividends on deposits5
  • Earn cash rewards with Debit Purchase Rewards
  • Instant issue cards available at select locations 
What's included
1. Contribute $500 or more in total direct deposits during the month, or have an active Simple Checking account with at least five combined transactions within a 30 day period, and the $3.00 monthly fee will be waived.

2. A monthly fee of $4.95 will be charged if no payment is made on a Bill Pay account for 90 days.

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

4. $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.

5. View our deposit account rates for current dividend rates on eligible accounts.
Still have questions about Simple Checking?
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.
 
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.
If you're traveling internationally please take the following steps:
  • Set travel notifications for your debit and credit card(s) from our Card Defense® app. Within Card Defense®, tap on your card then select Travel Notifications. If you have multiple cards, you'll have to set the notification for each card individually. You can also contact us 1-800-926-0003 prior to your departure with the dates and cities you’ll 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.
  • You'll be asked for a PIN number if you're using your card outside of the U.S., so make sure you have a PIN set up on all cards you'll be taking with you. To set up a PIN for credit cards, call 1-866-576-1342, for debit cards, call 1-866-985-2273.
You can order checks in online banking. After logging in, select Order checks from the Manage account menu. At this time, checks aren't able to be ordered within our mobile app. If it's your first time ordering checks, you'll be asked to verify your account, name, and address information. If you need to update this information at a later date, please contact us at 1-800-926-0003.
Protect yourself 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!
Please contact us at 1-800-926-0003 to update your name or address on your checks. Name and address aren't able to be updated during an online check order.

You can get a new credit or 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 credit and debit cards.

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