Free Checking

A simple checking account with ideal basic features

Ideal Free Checking is a simple, low maintenance checking account with great benefits like the Ideal Debit MasterCard® to use for everyday purchases and at the ATM. You'll also have total access to Ideal Digital Banking and the Ideal Mobile App, allowing you to manage your accounts, make transfers, pay bills, deposit checks and more.

Free Checking benefits

We've got you covered

  • You'll get an Ideal Debit MasterCard®, Digital Banking and full access to Ideal's Mobile App with Mobile Check Deposit, bill pay services and more
  • Access to a huge ATM Network
  • A monthly chance to win $1,000 when you use your Ideal Debit Card for everyday purchases (Learn more)

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Free Checking pricing and account information

Minimum opening deposit

  • $50

Monthly service fee

  • $0

Other fees and information

See Ideal Credit Union's Fee Schedule (PDF). For more detailed information about Ideal Credit Union Deposit Accounts, see Ideal CU Member Account Agreement (PDF).

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Checking benefits

2018 - 19 Holiday Hours

Christmas Eve (2018)
Monday, December 24th
All locations open until 1:00 p.m.
Lobby - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Drive-thru - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Christmas Day (2018)
Tuesday, December 25th
All locations closed.


New Year's Eve (2018)
Monday, December 31
All locations open regular business hours
Lobby - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Drive-thru - 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


New Years Day (2019)
Tuesday, January 1st
All locations closed



Martin Luther King Jr Day
Monday, January 21st
All locations closed.


Presidents' Day
Monday, February 18th
All locations closed.


Good Friday
Friday, April 19th
All locations open regular business hours
Lobby - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Drive-thru - 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Memorial Day
Monday, May 27th
All locations closed.


Independence Day
Thursday, July 4th
All locations closed.


Labor Day
Monday, September 2nd
All locations closed.


Columbus Day
Monday, October 14th
All locations closed.


Veterans Day
Monday, November 11th
All locations closed


Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 28th
All locations closed.


Day after Thanksgiving
All locations are open regular business hours
Lobby - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Drive-thru - 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.