Earn up to .50% APY* on your checking.
Earn up to .50% APY* on your checking.
Our Business Checking has no monthly fees, unlimited transactions, and more.
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Waterman Bank is a member of the Federal Insurance Corporation (FDIC). The FDIC protects your Waterman Bank deposits up to $250,000 per depositor for each qualifying account ownership category. This means your money is 100% protected up to the FDIC limits. Learn more about FDIC coverage here.
Your Waterman checking account comes with a Waterman Bank debit card. This card comes with chip enabled security and gives you access to your money 24/7, whether you want to pay for purchases at the register or withdraw cash at the ATM, your card will be there for you.
Your account gives you access to a network of 37,000 fee-free ATMs, but not only can you withdraw cash, you can deposit cash too. Search ATMs using the “deposit taking” filter on our ATM locator, here.
Online banking is great but sometimes you need help from a live person, stop by one of our locations or give us a call over the phone, someone is standing by ready to help.
Read our disclosures about our personal checking account here.
The choice is yours.
Bank with a bank that values your money. The Waterman Checking account pays up to 16x more interest than the average checking account.
With no monthly maintenance fees, online banking features like mobile check deposit and access to 37,000 ATMs, this checking account has everything you need to manage your money.
Learn more about our process to open a new account at Waterman.
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Yes, you can deposit cash at any of our bank locations or select ATM locations. Use our ATM locator to search for Deposit Taking ATMs by selecting “Search Options” and selecting only “Deposit-Taking ATM’s”
You can access your account, make payments, or move your money with online banking through our website or through the Waterman Mobile app. You can also:
Yes, if you requested and signed for a debit card or checks your debit card will arrive by U.S. Mail in approximately 14 business days. Your initial check order will arrive in approximately 21 days after your account is opened and the order is placed. Please call us at 815-264-3201 if you do not receive your debit cards or checks or if you have any questions.
You can manage your money through online banking through the Waterman Bank Mobile app or through our website. You may also visit one of our branches if that is more convenient for you. Keep in mind that you’ll have access to 37,000 surcharge free ATM locations nationwide.
No. We do require a $50 deposit to open up an account.
There are no monthly maintenance or minimum balance charge on your account. There will be a monthly (charge or fee) of $3 if you opt out of e-statements or are requesting a paper statement instead of an e-statement. Please see out full fee schedule and disclosures for detailed information.
You can download the “Waterman Mobile Consumer” mobile app through the Apple App or Google Play Store. Click here for more information and a direct link to download for either platform.
Yes. You can assign individuals as Payable on Death beneficiaries, which means while you’re alive the beneficiaries won’t have access to anything in the account. There are certain situations where beneficiaries are handled differently, like when dealing with a Joint with Survivorship accounts or Trust accounts when the Trustee is controlling the funds for another party. Assigning beneficiaries can give you peace of mind and can result in increased FDIC coverage for your accounts up to the legal allowable limits. For additional questions or concerns, contact us at 815-264-3201 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
At Waterman we believe in serving all the people in our communities, understanding your needs and finding the right solutions to meet them. Whether your goals are big or small we are only a phone call or email away, we’re here to help.