Premier Checking

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An Interest Bearing Checking Account

Premier Checking is a good choice for those who want to earn interest with a low opening balance and unlimited check writing without per check charges.

Our checking accounts include:

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24-Hour automated telephone banking - 800.809.6761

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Direct deposit

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Online banking*

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Online bill payment*

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Mobile banking*

Account Overview

  • To earn interest
  • A low opening balance
  • Unlimited check writing without per check charges

ATM access

No charge at East West Bank ATMs, Allpoint ATMs 1 and MoneyPass ATMs1. No East West Bank withdrawal fee for the first two non-proprietary ATM withdrawals per statement cycle (3rd party ATM usage fees may be charged to your account at the request of the provider operating the non-proprietary ATM).

Check writing


Interest features

Variable interest rate/compounded daily/credited monthly

Minimum opening balance


Monthly account maintenance fees

$10 monthly maintenance fee. No monthly maintenance fee with a monthly average balance of $2,500 or a combined average monthly balance of $10,000 or more in a combination of qualifying East West Bank consumer deposit accounts.

Associated accounts and services

Premier Savings

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