Desert Connect Checking

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Are you a financial novice who aspires to rise to the top?
Do you strive to stand out from the crowd?
Is your future bright with adventure and success?

For just $5 a month, Desert Connect Checking has everything you need for easy, everyday banking. This includes unlimited check writing and having access to Desert Schools' services, like Online Banking, that complement your dynamic lifestyle.


Desert Connect Checking
  • No minimum balance
  • Low $5 monthly service fee
  • Free Visa® debit card with optional overdraft protection 1
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Free Online Banking and PAL
  • Free eStatements and Alerts
  • Free online Bill Pay
  • Two free ATM withdrawals per month at PLUS®, CO-OP, and Visa® ATMs2; unlimited usage at Desert Schools ATMs
Members with Desert Connect may also qualify for Direct Deposit, instant debit card issuance3 and a .25% APR discount on consumer and home equity loan payments made automatically from this checking account, when you sign up for eStatements.

Membership eligibility is required, which includes a deposit of $25 to a Membership Savings account, as well as an initial deposit of $20.
1Overdraft protection from approved savings, money market, or line of credit.
2$2 for each additional withdrawal.
3Designer debit cards are not available for instant issuance.

All checking accounts may be subject to a service charge in accordance with the Fee Schedule adopted by the Credit Union from time to time. The Credit Union may deny a checking account to any member because of unfavorable credit history and/or history of abuse of other checking accounts.

Equal Housing Lender Your savings federally insured to at least $250,000 and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government. National Credit Union Administration, a U.S.Government Agency. ©2014 Desert Schools Federal Credit Union