Relax ... you'll love our Checking.
Our Checking Account has all the features you need to manage your money and it’s free when you have eStatements.1
Free Visa Debit Card
Complimentary with every Checking Account. Choose from regional collegiate Debit Card designs!
Edge Up Daily Transfers
Enroll in Edge Up2 and any Debit Card purchases you make could qualify for daily transfers to your Loyalty Select.
Eligible for Dividend Amp3 Transfers to Loyalty Select4
Enroll in Dividend Amp and the dividends you earn will automatically transfer to your Loyalty Select!
24/7 Account Access
Check your balance anytime, anywhere with Founders Online in our app or through our website login.
- No minimum balance – keep as little or as much in your Checking Account as you need.
- No monthly fees - sign up for free eStatements1 to have a Checking Account with no fees. Paper statement recipients are charged a $2 statement by mail fee.
- Get an edge on your savings when you enroll your Founders Visa Debit Card in our Edge Up2 program!
- Our Checking Accounts are eligible for Dividend Amp3 - an easy way to fund Loyalty Select4 with the dividends you earn on your Checking Account. Click here for more information.
Founders & Collegiate Debit Cards
- Show your team spirit with our Clemson University™ Debit Card or University of South Carolina Debit Card options or opt for our traditional Founders Debit Card design.
- Available through Instant Issue at any Founders location or by mail when calling 1-800-845-1614.
1 Requires credit evaluation. Teens under the age of 18 are required to have an adult sign as joint owner. Accounts without eStatements will be charged $2 for periodic statements by mail.
2 Only Checking Accounts that have the option to receive a Debit Card qualify for the Edge Up program and all account types may not be eligible. ATM or cash back purchases, Debit Card credits, checks, ACH, disputed transactions and other non-Debit Card transactions may not qualify. The Credit Union reserves the right to cancel or modify the Edge Up program at any time. For a complete list of terms, conditions and qualifications, please call 1-800-845-1614, visit an office or log in to Founders Online.
3 All account types may not be eligible for the Dividend Amp program. By enrolling, all suffixes under the selected account number are enrolled, except for IRA Share Certificates which are not eligible. The Credit Union reserves the right to cancel or modify the Dividend Amp program at any time. For a complete list of terms, conditions and qualifications, please call 1-800-845-1614, visit an office or go to Founders Online.
4 Annual Percentage Yield of 5.38% is accurate as of January 1, 2020. The APY may change after the account is opened. No minimum balance is required to open the account or earn the advertised APY. Fees may reduce earnings. Deposits can only be made by FFCU through qualifying or enrolling in a Loyalty Account Program, and members may receive a 1099-MISC for qualifying Loyalty Select deposits.