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WHEN
ONE-SIZE-FITS-ALL
ISN'T A FIT
FOR YOU.

That's Affinity Checking.

Your peace of mind is behind everything we do. That's why we built Affinity Checking, with three options that fit your lifestyle, where you are and wherever you're going. Get all the essentials you expect, plus benefits that grow along with our relationship. Our advisors will help you find the account that works best and personally follow up to ensure you're happy. Just another way we're helping increase the value of you.

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Financial confidence starts with a checking account that lets you be you. Affinity Checking lets you enjoy the flexibility of no monthly service charges and no minimum balance requirements, plus the convenience of free ATMs at popular stores, all backed by Northwest's award-winning team.

Additional Affinity Checking features

  • No monthly service charges
  • No minimum balance requirement
  • Free Northwest Visa Debit Card
    • Apple, Samsung and Google Pay
    • Visa Checkout
    • Debit Alerts
    • ATMs that accept cash and check deposits 24/7
  • Free Northwest Online and Mobile Banking
    • Bill Pay
    • eStatements
    • Popmoney
    • Money Desktop, planning and budgeting tool
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Free Bankline, 24/7 automated telephone banking
  • Free telephone and live chat customer service
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The interest-bearing Affinity Plus account includes all the essential benefits of Affinity Checking, plus even more perks, like special Money Market rates, combined with the personalized Northwest service you expect.

Additional Affinity Plus Checking features

  • $15 monthly service charge, waived with $5,000 average daily balance or $15,000 deposit relationship balance*
  • Earns a competitive rate of interest with a $1,500 average daily balance*
  • Free Northwest Visa Debit Card
    • Apple, Samsung and Google Pay
    • Visa Checkout
    • Debit Alerts
    • ATMs that accept cash and check deposits 24/7
  • Free Northwest Online and Mobile Banking
    • Bill Pay
    • eStatements
    • Popmoney
    • Money Desktop, planning and budgeting tool
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Free Bankline, 24/7 automated telephone banking
  • Free telephone and live chat customer service
  • Free first order of Specialty Checks or 50% off other styles when opening a new account
  • Eligible to open Affinity Plus Money Market Account
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Affinity Premier Checking lets you take advantage of our highest interest and Money Market rates with added benefits like ATM fee reimbursement and free checks, because we put our effort into making your checking experience feel effortless.

Additional Affinity Premier Checking features

  • $25 monthly service charge, waived with $15,000 average daily balance or $50,000 deposit relationship balance*
  • Earns a competitive rate of interest with a $1,500 average daily balance*
  • Free cashier’s checks and money orders upon request
  • Free Specialty Checks or 50% off other styles
  • Free Northwest Visa Debit Card
    • Apple, Samsung and Google Pay
    • Visa Checkout
    • Debit Alerts
    • ATMs that accept cash and check deposits 24/7
  • Free Northwest Online and Mobile Banking
    • Bill Pay
    • Popmoney
    • Electronic and paper statements
    • Money Desktop, planning and budgeting tool
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Free Bankline, 24/7 automated telephone banking
  • Free telephone and live chat customer service
  • Eligible to open Affinity Premier Money Market Account
  • Reimbursement of ATM fees charged by other financial institutions or ATM owners up to $10 per calendar month

Additional Affinity Checking features

  • No monthly service charges
  • No minimum balance requirement
  • Free Northwest Visa Debit Card
    • Apple, Samsung and Google Pay
    • Visa Checkout
    • Debit Alerts
    • ATMs that accept cash and check deposits 24/7
  • Free Northwest Online and Mobile Banking
    • Bill Pay
    • eStatements
    • Popmoney
    • Money Desktop, planning and budgeting tool
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Free Bankline, 24/7 automated telephone banking
  • Free telephone and live chat customer service

Additional Affinity Plus Checking features

  • $15 monthly service charge, waived with $5,000 average daily balance or $15,000 deposit relationship balance*
  • Earns a competitive rate of interest with a $1,500 average daily balance*
  • Free Northwest Visa Debit Card
    • Apple, Samsung and Google Pay
    • Visa Checkout
    • Debit Alerts
    • ATMs that accept cash and check deposits 24/7
  • Free Northwest Online and Mobile Banking
    • Bill Pay
    • eStatements
    • Popmoney
    • Money Desktop, planning and budgeting tool
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Free Bankline, 24/7 automated telephone banking
  • Free telephone and live chat customer service
  • Free first order of Specialty Checks or 50% off other styles when opening a new account
  • Eligible to open Affinity Plus Money Market Account

Additional Affinity Premier Checking features

  • $25 monthly service charge, waived with $15,000 average daily balance or $50,000 deposit relationship balance*
  • Earns a competitive rate of interest with a $1,500 average daily balance*
  • Free cashier’s checks and money orders upon request
  • Free Specialty Checks or 50% off other styles
  • Free Northwest Visa Debit Card
    • Apple, Samsung and Google Pay
    • Visa Checkout
    • Debit Alerts
    • ATMs that accept cash and check deposits 24/7
  • Free Northwest Online and Mobile Banking
    • Bill Pay
    • Popmoney
    • Electronic and paper statements
    • Money Desktop, planning and budgeting tool
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Free Bankline, 24/7 automated telephone banking
  • Free telephone and live chat customer service
  • Eligible to open Affinity Premier Money Market Account
  • Reimbursement of ATM fees charged by other financial institutions or ATM owners up to $10 per calendar month
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The deposit relationship balance is calculated by adding the current balances in all Northwest Bank deposit accounts as of the close of your statement cycle for this checking account. Accounts used to calculate your deposit relationship balance include all Northwest checking, savings, money market, certificate of deposit, and individual retirement accounts owned by at least one of the owners listed on this checking account. Only personal accounts that are either solely owned, jointly owned, or account trustees, will qualify for relationship balances. Holds placed on deposits according to our Funds Availability Policy Disclosure do not reduce your current balance for deposit relationship balance calculation. Any account used in the calculation of your deposit relationship balance may be subject to its own service charge and must still meet the requirements disclosed for waiving the service charge specific to that account as applicable.

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What will your combined deposit accountopen overlay balances be?

Based on your answers, we recommend: Student Checking Account.

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If you're still not sure this account is the right fit, view all of our account details below.

Based on your answers, we recommend: Affinity Checking Account

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If you're still not sure this account is the right fit, view all of our account details below.

Based on your answers, we recommend: Affinity Plus Checking Account.

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If you're still not sure this account is the right fit, view all of our account details below.

Based on your answers, we recommend: Affinity Premier Checking Account.

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If you're still not sure this account is the right fit, view all of our account details below.

Compare our accounts side by side and see which one fits best.

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Minimum Deposit to Open

$25

$25

$25

Monthly Service Charge

$0

$15

Can be avoided with a $5,000 average daily balance or $15,000 deposit relationship balance*

$25

Can be avoided with a $15,000 average daily balance or $50,000 deposit relationship balance*

Interest Bearing

_

Requires a minimum $1,500 average daily balance to earn interest

Requires a minimum $1,500 average daily balance to earn interest

Fee When Using Non-Northwest or Non-Allpoint ATMs

$2

$0

$0

Reimbursement of ATM Fees Charged by Other Financial Institutions or ATM Owners

_

_

Up to $10 per calendar month

Higher Affinity Money Market Rates

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Free Check Orders

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Free first order of specialty checks or 50% off first order of other styles***

Free specialty checks or 50% off other styles

Statements

Free electronic statements

If you choose to receive paper statements, a $3 paper statement fee applies

Free electronic statements

If you choose to receive paper statements, a $3 paper statement fee applies

Free paper or electronic statements

Overdraft Protection

No annual fee for linked account

A $10 per transfer fee applies

No annual fee for linked account

A $10 per transfer fee applies

No annual fee for linked account

A $10 per transfer fee applies

Other Features

 

 

Free check images

Free check images

Free cashier's checks

Free money orders

Account Fee Schedules

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Minimum Deposit to Open

$25

Monthly Service Charge

$0

Interest Bearing

_

Fee When Using Non-Northwest or Non-Allpoint ATMs

$2

Reimbursement of ATM Fees Charged by Other Financial Institutions or ATM Owners

_

Higher Affinity Money Market Rates

_

Free Check Orders

_

Statements

Free electronic statements

If you choose to receive paper statements, a $3 paper statement fee applies

Overdraft Protection

No annual fee for linked account

A $10 per transfer fee applies

Other Features

 

 

Account Fee Schedules

View

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Minimum Deposit to Open

$25

Monthly Service Charge

$15

Can be avoided with a $5,000 average daily balance or $15,000 deposit relationship balance*

Interest Bearing

Requires a minimum $1,500 average daily balance to earn interest

Fee When Using Non-Northwest or Non-Allpoint ATMs

$0

Reimbursement of ATM Fees Charged by Other Financial Institutions or ATM Owners

_

Higher Affinity Money Market Rates

Free Check Orders

Free first order of specialty checks or 50% off first order of other styles***

Statements

Free electronic statements

If you choose to receive paper statements, a $3 paper statement fee applies

Overdraft Protection

No annual fee for linked account

A $10 per transfer fee applies

Other Features

Free check images

Account Fee Schedules

View
 

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Minimum Deposit to Open

$25

Monthly Service Charge

$25

Can be avoided with a $15,000 average daily balance or $50,000 deposit relationship balance*

Interest Bearing

Requires a minimum $1,500 average daily balance to earn interest

Fee When Using Non-Northwest or Non-Allpoint ATMs

$0

Reimbursement of ATM Fees Charged by Other Financial Institutions or ATM Owners

Up to $10 per calendar month

Higher Affinity Money Market Rates

Free Check Orders

Free specialty checks or 50% off other styles

Statements

Free paper or electronic statements

Overdraft Protection

No annual fee for linked account

A $10 per transfer fee applies

Other Features

Free check images

Free cashier's checks

Free money orders

Account Fee Schedules

View

Free with all three accounts

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Northwest Visa Debit Card

Featuring debit alerts, mobile pay and Visa Checkout

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Online and Mobile Banking

Featuring Bill Pay, Zelle®, alerts, Money Desktop, fraud prevention software, Cardswap and more

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55,000+ free ATMs worldwide

At popular retailers like Target, Rite Aid, CVS, Walgreens and Wegman's--find them at www.allpointnetwork.com or download the Allpoint app

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Deposit-accepting ATMS

At most Northwest locations

*The average daily balance is calculated by adding the principal in the account for each day of the period and dividing that figure by the number of days in the period. The deposit relationship balance is calculated by adding the current balances in all Northwest Bank deposit accounts as of the close of your statement cycle for this checking account. Accounts used to calculate your deposit relationship balance include all Northwest checking, savings, money market, certificate of deposit, and individual retirement accounts owned by at least one of the owners listed on this checking account. Only personal accounts that are either solely owned, jointly owned, or account trustees, will qualify for relationship balances. Holds placed on deposits according to our Funds Availability Policy Disclosure do not reduce your current balance for deposit relationship balance calculation. Any account used in the calculation of your deposit relationship balance may be subject to its own service charge and must still meet the requirements disclosed for waiving the service charge specific to that account as applicable. ***The offer of free first order of specialty checks of 50% off first order of other style checks for Affinity Plus is for new accounts only, not for existing customers migrating to this account.

Are you a student?

All the great features you expect to fit your life on and off campus. Learn more about our Student Checking Account here.

**All Northwest accounts, whether individually or jointly held, must be enrolled in eStatements to receive the $10 bonus. Bonus will be deposited into a checking or savings account on which you are listed as an account owner within 30 days of last eStatements enrollment. Not available for business accounts. See bank for details.