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Fifth Third Checking Accounts

Discover the benefits of all our account options and access any of the below accounts conveniently through the Fifth Third Mobile Banking app.

Traditional Accounts:

Fifth Third Essential Checking®

Get all the essentials of a checking account and multiple ways to avoid a monthly service charge.

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Fifth Third Essential Checking®

Get all the essentials of a checking account and multiple ways to avoid a monthly service charge.

Service Charges Waived if:

  • A combined monthly average balance of $1,500 across your deposit and investment accounts3
  • Spend of at least $500 per month on a Fifth Third credit card4
  • Any existing Fifth Third personal mortgage, auto loan or line of credit with an outstanding balance5
  • Otherwise, service charge is $11 per month (reduced to $8 per month with monthly direct deposits totaling $500 or more).2  

Key Benefits:

  • Unlimited Check Writing
  • Secondary Checking Account
  • Relationship Interest Rate on Relationship Savings11
  • Online Bill Pay

Fifth Third Enhanced Checking®

Earn interest on your checking account and get enhanced discounts and benefits.

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Fifth Third Enhanced Checking®

Earn interest on your checking account and get enhanced discounts and benefits.

Service Charges Waived if:

  • A combined total balance of at least $20,000 across your deposit and investment accounts one time per month6*
  • Monthly direct deposits totaling $5,000 or more2
  • Otherwise, it's $20 per month.  

Key Benefits:

  • Unlimited Check Writing
  • Secondary Checking Account
  • Relationship Interest Rate on Relationship Savings11
  • Better CD Rates
  • Better Loan Rates
  • Online Bill Pay

Specialized Accounts

Fifth Third Preferred Checking®

Join this exclusive program to earn higher interest on your checking account and get preferred discounts, benefits and services.

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Fifth Third Preferred Checking®

Join this exclusive program to earn higher interest on your checking account and get preferred discounts, benefits and services.

Service Charges Waived if:

  • Achieve a combined total balance of at least $100,000 across your deposit and investment accounts one time per month7
  • Otherwise, it's $25 per month. 

Key Benefits:

  • Unlimited Check Writing
  • Secondary Checking Account
  • Relationship Interest Rate on Relationship Savings11
  • Better CD Rates
  • Better Loan Rates
  • Complimentary Fifth Third Identity Alert®
  • Online Bill Pay

Fifth Third Student Banking

This personal checking account receives the same great benefits as Fifth Third Essential Checking® , but with the monthly service charge waived for high school and college students age 16 and up.8

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Fifth Third Student Banking

This personal checking account receives the same great benefits as Fifth Third Essential Checking® , but with the monthly service charge waived for high school and college students age 16 and up.8

Service Charges Waived if:

  • You are at least 16 years old and have a valid student ID8

Key Benefits:

  • No minimum balance
  • No monthly fee
  • 5 free non-Fifth Third ATM transactions per month10
  • Online Bill Pay

Fifth Third Military Checking

For military families, including active duty, retired, reserve/guard and veterans. Also includes commissioned officers of the Public Health Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Fifth Third Military Checking

For military families, including active duty, retired, reserve/guard and veterans. Also includes commissioned officers of the Public Health Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Service Charges Waived if:

  • $500 in monthly direct deposits2
  • A combined monthly average balance of $1,500 across your deposit and investment accounts3
  • Spend of at least $500 per month on a Fifth Third credit card4
  • Any existing Fifth Third personal mortgage, auto loan or line of credit with an outstanding balance5
  • If another option works better for you, you can choose any other Fifth Third Checking Account and get a $5 discount on the monthly service charge.9

Key Benefits:

  • Special VA Home Loan rates
  • 10 free non-Fifth Third ATM transactions per month
  • Online Bill Pay

Fifth Third Express Banking®

A new simple way to manage your funds. Fifth Third Express Banking® gives you immediate access to your money and the convenience and security of a banking relationship.

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Fifth Third Express Banking®

A new simple way to manage your funds. Fifth Third Express Banking® gives you immediate access to your money and the convenience and security of a banking relationship.

No Service Charges:

  • No credit score requirement
  • Discounted fees of up to 50% on select services based on account usage
  • No check writing or check deposits at ATMs

Key Benefits:

  • Check Cashing and Direct Deposit
  • Fifth Third Debit Card
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A NEW way to help pay down your student loans!

NEW! Fifth Third Momentum™ app automatically rounds up your debit card purchases and applies that amount to your student loan balance. Use the app to make small payments now which can help make a BIG impact. 

  • Easily sign up and make payments
  • Help reduce stress related to student loan debt
  • Save on Interest
  • Pay down student loans faster!

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