Below is a list of entry-level checking accounts offered by member financial institutions of the Bank On Boston Coalition. Based on their features, some of these accounts meet the Massachusetts Community and Banking Council (MCBC) Basic Banking for Massachusetts Standards or the Cities for Financial Empowerment (CFE) Fund Bank On National Account Standards.

To open an account, residents can either visit financial institution branches and ask to open an account, or open for an account online if the financial institution offers that service.

Financial InstitutionEntry-Level AccountLocationsOnline Account Opening?Standards
Bank of AmericaSafeBalance Banking AccountFind Bank of America near youYes
Berkshire BankMyFreedom CheckingFind Berkshire Bank near youNo
CitizensEverValue™ CheckingFind Citizens Bank near youYesCitizens - Citizens EverValue Checking Account 2023-2024 Bank On Standards seal
CitizensStudent CheckingFind Citizens Bank near youYesCitizens - Citizens Student Checking Account 2023-2024 Bank On Standards seal
Dedham SavingsStart Up CheckingFind Dedham Savings near youYes
JPMorgan ChaseChase Secure BankingFind JPMorgan Chase near youYes
Metro Credit UnionSafeguard Checking AccountFind Metro Credit Union near youNo
M&T BankMyWay Banking Checking AccountFind M&T Bank near youYesM&T Bank - MyWay Checking 2021-2022 Bank On Standards seal
TD BankTD Essential BankingFind TD Bank near youYes
The Cooperative Bank (TCB)TCB Bank On CheckingFind TCB near youNoThe Cooperative Bank - Bank ON 2021-2022 Standards seal
USALLIANCE FinancialDora Everyday CheckingFind USALLIANCE near youYes

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Entry-Level Account

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Online Account Opening?

Standards


Boston Private Bank & TrustBasic Checking AccountFind Boston Private Bank & Trust near you.NoMeets Basic Banking for Massachusetts Standards
Brookline BankAccessOne CheckingFind Brookline Bank near you.NoMeets Basic Banking for Massachusetts Standards
City of Boston Credit UnionCity of Boston Credit Union Checking AccountFind City of Boston Credit Union near you.Yes Meets Basic Banking for Massachusetts Standards
Eastern BankEastern Free CheckingFind Eastern Bank near you.YesMeets Basic Banking for Massachusetts Standards
Rockland Trust BankFree CheckingFind Rockland Trust Bank near you.YesMeets Basic Banking for Massachusetts Standards
Santander BankSantander Basic CheckingFind Santander Bank near you.YesMeets Basic Banking for Massachusetts Standards
Webster BankBank Power CheckingFind Webster Bank near you.YesMeets Basic Banking for Massachusetts Standards

East Boston Savings BankSimply Free CheckingFind East Boston Savings Bank near you.Yes 
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