Preferred Checking

When you sign up for Fifth Third Preferred Checking®, you get access to exclusive program discounts and benefits with comprehensive financial solutions and dedicated service.

No Monthly Service Charge If:

  • Your deposit and investment accounts reach a combined total balance of $100,000 at any time during the month.1

Otherwise, it's $25 per month.


Key Benefits:

  • Interest checking2 View interest rates
  • No ATM fees in the U.S. (Limit 10 per month)
  • Complimentary Fifth Third Exclusive personal checks3
  • Exclusive rates on Fifth Third loans4
  • Complimentary Fifth Third Identity Alert®5
  • 24/7 dedicated customer service line

Preferred Checking Account Requirements

  • No minimum deposit to open
  • Checking accounts must be funded within 45 days of opening

A combined balance of $100,000 in deposit+ or investment accounts* is required. One of the Fifth Third Preferred Checking account owners must be listed as an owner on the other accounts to count towards the combined balance.

Interested in enrolling in a Preferred Checking account? Find a Branch​ today or browse other Fifth Third Bank Checking Account options.

Exclusive Pricing for Fifth Third Identity Theft Protection5

With Fifth Third Preferred Checking®, you can receive complimentary Fifth Third Identity Alert® 5 and a discount on Fifth Third Identity Alert Premium®

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Protect today, plan for tomorrow

You’ll receive exclusive rewards and resources that help you safeguard what you’ve built—while looking ahead to the future—including:

  • Access to Fifth Third’s Life360 online portal6 to help organize and manage your complete financial picture
  • $0 self-directed online trades in brokerage account7
  • Access to a team of investment professionals* who tailor solutions to your individual situation

Other Account Features

  • Complimentary checks, notary services, money orders and cashiers checks
  • Complimentary 3 x 5 safe deposit box or discount on larger size8
  • Conveniently manage your account online

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