Checking Accounts

DIRECT DEPOSIT IS AVAILABLE ON ALL BUSINESS FIRST BANK CHECKING ACCOUNTS. SEE YOUR EMPLOYER FOR A DIRECT DEPOSIT FORM.

e-Access Checking Simplicity Checking Reliant Checking (Ages 50+)
Premium Interest Checking
Minimum to Open Account $100 $100 $100 $2,500
Monthly Service Charge None

None if balance > $700 or with $25,000 combined deposit relationship

$7** if balance < $700

None if balance > $500 or with $25,000 combined deposit relationship

$4** if balance < $500

None if balance > $2,500

$20** if balance < $2,500

Monthly Fees $0.25/check > 15 checks/month None None None
Interest Interest paid on balances up to $25,000* None None Tiered rates of interest
Internet Banking FREE FREE FREE FREE
Mobile Banking FREE FREE FREE FREE
Bill Pay
FREE FREE FREE FREE
eStatement
FREE FREE FREE FREE
Debit Card
FREE FREE FREE FREE
Conditions

Direct Deposit of $250 or more

eStatement

Debit Card

None Customers age 50 and over None
Additional Features

Free Debit Card

15 Checks free/month

IDProtect®+

IDProtect®+

FREE Order of Bank Logo Checks – Annually ***

20% off safe Deposit Box Rental Fees

None
*$2,500 minimum balance required **$2.00 reduction in monthly service charge with eStatement

**$2.00 reduction in monthly service charge with eStatement

***shipping charges apply

**$2.00 reduction in monthly service charge with eStatement
+IDProtect is a personal identity theft protection service available to personal checking account owner(s), their joint account owners and their eligible family members. Service is not available to a “signer” on the account who is not an account owner. Family includes: Spouse, person qualifying as domestic partner, and children under 25 years of age and parent(s) who are residents of the same household.

e-Access Checking

Are you looking for quick and easy electronic access to your funds? Business First Bank’s E-Access Checking is the perfect interest-bearing checking account for anyone wanting all electronic access to his or her account.

  • $100 minimum opening deposit

For a complete description of this account, including fees, benefits and additional features please refer to the Personal Checking Account comparison chart above.

Simplicity Checking

If you would like to make managing your money a little simpler, Business First Bank’s Simplicity Checking can help. Simplicity Checking is an easy to use, basic checking account that offers a variety of additional free benefits, including debit card and ATM services.

  • $100 minimum opening deposit

For a complete description of this account, including fees, benefits and additional features please refer to the Personal Checking Account comparison chart above.

Reliant Checking (Age 50+)

Business First Bank’s Reliant Checking is an account seniors can rely on. Our Reliant Checking is designed to meet the needs of our clients age 50 and over.

  • $100 minimum opening deposit
  • For Business First Customers ages 50 and over

For a complete description of this account, including fees, benefits and additional features please refer to the Personal Checking Account comparison chart above.

Premium Interest Checking

Are you looking to put your money to work for you? Business First Bank’s Premium Interest Checking provides standard account features you love, like internet and mobile banking, while rewarding high balance clients with added benefits and tiered interest rates.

  • $2,500 minimum opening deposit

For a complete description of this account, including fees, benefits and additional features please refer to the Personal Checking Account comparison chart above.