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.

Key Benefits:

  • Interest checking1 View interest rates
  • No ATM fees in the U.S. (Limit 10 per month)
  • Complimentary Fifth Third Exclusive personal checks2
  • Exclusive rates on Fifth Third loans3
  • Complimentary Fifth Third Identity Alert®4
  • 24/7 dedicated customer service line

Fifth Third Preferred Credit Card

Pay the Preferred Way

Get your exclusive new look Fifth Third Preferred contactless debit card today.

With this card, you’ll enjoy:

  • Contactless payments: Hover or tap at any contactless-enabled terminal to pay safely in seconds
  • Fast and secure payments to help you save time at online and in-store checkout
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Preferred Checking Account Requirements

  • No minimum deposit to open
  • Checking account must be funded within 90 days of opening or account may be closed

No Monthly Service Charge If:

  • Your deposit and investment accounts reach a combined total balance of $100,000 at any time during the month5
  • Otherwise, it's $25 per month

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 Protection4

With Fifth Third Preferred Checking®, you can receive complimentary Fifth Third Identity Alert® 4 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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