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Personal Checking Accounts

Protected Free Checking Accounts without the Hassle

We all know that what it takes for life to come together today is much different than yesterday. Yes, you still need a personal checking account even though people rarely write checks anymore. You just need one that’s evolved with the times. And ours certainly has. It has all the features you’re looking for like Visa® Personal Check Cards, Online Banking and automatic Overdraft Protection from your Savings. And get this: they’re absolutely free. No gimmicks, no hidden surprises like requiring a minimum balance. Just free, like free was meant to be. Running out of personal checks? Check out our custom check options!

Switch Personal Checking Account To Delta Community

Ready to Make the Switch? It's easy! Simply complete the forms below:

Delta Community Credit Union Routing Number

Where’s our routing number when you need it? Right here. It's 261071315.

Personal Deposit Products & Services

Learn more about Delta Community Credit Union’s Personal products with our printable electronic brochure on Personal Account Products & Services. Quick details on personal checking accounts, personal savings accounts, personal money market accounts, personal certificate of deposits and much more.

 

Personal Checking Accounts Overview

You’ll see that Delta Community’s Personal Checking Account doesn’t just take money into consideration. It takes life into consideration, too. And we’ve given it the features to reflect it!

  • Account Protection Tools to help you avoid bounced checks and prevent your daily purchases from being declined. No monthly service or per-check fees.
  • 24-hour access to your funds with a Delta Community Visa® Personal Check Card (some restrictions apply).
  • So many ATMs and merchant locations you can use for FREE. Check out our credit union locations page to find a Delta Community Credit Union branch, surcharge free ATMs & deposit taking ATMs near you.
  • Direct Deposit and Payroll Deduction options.
  • Reward Points earned each time you sign for your purchase when using your Visa® Check Card.
Current Members: Want to apply for a Delta Community Personal Check Card? Simply log in to your Online Banking account and click the Visa®/ATM/HSA Card Management link.

Who is this product right for?

Someone who is looking for a checking account with tons of helpful tools and no hidden gimmicks.

Keep things moving with our Visa® Personal Check Card.

What a check used to mean to a checking account is what a Check Card means today. It’s the hub through which most transactions take place. With Delta Community’s Visa® Personal Check Cards, you’ll have instant access to cash from your Savings or Checking Account and the ability to transfer funds between accounts and obtain your account balance information anytime and anywhere. Whether you’re on vacation, out of town on business or just around the corner, you’ll get secure and easy access to your funds at thousands of ATM and merchant Point of Sale (POS) locations internationally.

And, our Delta Community Check Card comes loaded with great benefits like:

  • Unlimited ATM transactions - Enjoy the freedom to make as many ATM transactions from your Checking Account as you want without ever being charged a fee by Delta Community Credit Union.
  • Reward Points - Your Personal Check Card can be used worldwide everywhere Visa® is accepted. Earn 1 point for every $3 spent on eligible transactions. To earn points, simply sign to authorize the transaction instead of using your PIN. Enroll today to earn Reward Points!
  • Visa Checkout – Enroll your Delta Community Visa Check and Credit Card and experience a fast and secure way to pay online wherever Visa Checkout is accepted. Once enrolled, you won’t need to re-enter your card and shipping details every time you buy online. Simply enter your email address and password, and you’re done!
  • Courtesy Pay Plus Account Protection Service - Enroll and have the confidence of knowing your Delta Community ATM Card and Visa® Check Card purchases are covered up to $500 should there ever be a shortage of funds in your account. Learn more about how Courtesy Pay Plus can help you.
  • Unlimited Point of Sale (POS) transactions - Use your Delta Community Personal Check Card to make purchases at grocery stores or anywhere Point of Sale (POS) transactions are accepted.

Who is this product right for?

Someone who is looking for a checking account with tons of helpful tools and no hidden gimmicks.

Personal Checking Account Rates

Tier RateRateAPY*
$0.01 - $5,000.000.00%0.00%
$5,000.01 - $25,000.000.03%0.03%
$25,000.01 - and above0.05%0.05%

Who is this product right for?

Someone who is looking for a checking account with tons of helpful tools and no hidden gimmicks.

Personal Checking Account Fees

Monthly Fee $0.00
Per Check Charge $0.00
Overdraft Protection from Savings Account $0.00
Overdraft Protection from Credit Accounts $2.00
Stop Payment Fee $25.00
Non-Sufficient Funds (NSF) Fee (per calendar year - includes ACH overdraft)** $25.00 1st item
2nd & 3rd item returned $30.00 per item
4th or more item returned $35.00 per item
Copy of Check (trace # provided) $1.50 each
Balancing Checking Statement $25.00/month
Overdraft Excessive Transfer From Share $20.00 each
after 6 allowed per month, Regulation D
Check Printing (per box of 120 checks) fees vary
per box of 120 checks
Local Returned Deposited or Cashed Item $12.00/item
Foreign Returned Deposited or Cashed Item (US and Canadian) $20.00/item
Foreign Returned Deposited or Cashed Item (Other Currency) $40.00/item
Transaction History $1.50/request
Account Research $25.00/hour $.30 per copy
Courtesy Pay Fee $25.00 1st item
2nd & 3rd item $30.00 per item
4th or more item $35.00 per item
CheckCard/ATM International Service Assessment
Visa transactions made in foreign countries (outside the U.S., Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands) are posted in U.S. dollars, and are subject to an ISA fee of one percent (1%) of the transaction total. This fee will appear as a separate transaction on your account.

Who is this product right for?

Someone who is looking for a checking account with tons of helpful tools and no hidden gimmicks.

Related Articles

  • Check hold policy
  • Delta Community CU's Funds Availability Disclosure can be found in the Member/Savings Services Disclosures and Agreements by clicking here.
    All types and amounts of checks are subject to hold.

    Delta Community CU's general check hold guidelines are as follows:
    • General Policy: Funds from all deposits, except those identified below, will be immediately available for withdrawal by cash or check.
    • Drop Boxes: Funds deposited in a Delta Community Credit Union drop box will be processed and made available the day the deposit is removed from the box.
    • Holds: Delta Community Credit Union will place holds on checks over $3,000 deposited on any one day. $200 will be available immediately, and the remaining funds will be available on the second business day after the deposit was made.
    • Exceptions: Delta Community may place an extended hold on any check at our discretion, including cashier's, teller's or government checks. Any check type may be subject to an extended hold. $200 will be available immediately, and the remaining funds are generally available by the 7th business day after the deposit is made.

    Refer to the complete Funds Availability Disclosure for additional information and circumstances where the funds hold period is extended or the amount of the funds held differ from the general guidelines above.





  • FAQs about Closing/Reopening your Checking Account
  • I am closing and reopening my Checking Account due to stolen checks but I have checks that have not cleared yet. Will these be returned?
    On the closed letter, you will complete a section that asks whether or not you have outstanding checks that need to clear. Any checks you list in this section will clear, assuming there are adequate available funds to cover them in your new Checking Account.
    If you did not list those checks on the closed letter, then the checks will be returned as 'Lost/Stolen' or 'Closed Account' and a letter will be sent to you. If this is the case, you will need to contact the merchant. If a check is presented in person to be cashed, you may receive a phone call for verification and if the situation warrants, the local police will be called.

    I have companies that automatically debit my account. Will those items be paid?
    As with the outstanding checks, you will list any recurring or automatic debits on the form and we will know to allow these items to clear. As soon as you receive your new checking account number you will need to contact the company to give them your new information.

    I have my paycheck deposited to this account. Do I need to advise my employer of my new checking account number?
    Yes. Direct deposits will continue to be posted to your account but you still need to advise your employer of the change. We will give you ample time to notify your employer/originator of your new account number.

    Will I be contacted if anyone tries to access my account information?
    If someone tries to get information without proper verification, no information would be given. If the call center staff is uncomfortable or suspicious of a call, the Loss Prevention staff is notified.

    Can I continue to use my check/debit card during the process? Will I be receiving a new card and PIN?
    Yes, you can continue to use the same check/debit card for your checking account. No, generally you will not receive a new card and PIN. If there is no card fraud then there is no need to reissue a card or PIN for your new checking account. If you suspect someone has gotten access to your card information, please notify us immediately as we will need to take additional steps.

    I have received last months statement but will I be able to recall my account history for the last 15 days or so?
    You will have access to your past statements, but recent transactions will not be available until the next statement is published.

    If you are enrolled in online banking we suggest that you print your recent transaction history from the MyCU page. Click on the
    H button in the 'Overview' box and select the desired start date. Once this is displayed, click on the 'Printer Friendly View' and click on your printer icon.

    If you are not enrolled in online banking or do not have online banking access, please submit a request along with your Close/Reopen forms and we will be happy to provide this to you.




  • Lost or stolen checks or account information
  • If my checks have been lost or stolen, do I need to close my account?
    • Yes, since your checkbook is out of your possession, we recommend that you close your account to protect it from fraud. When the Checking Account is reopened, it will be assigned an entirely new account number. There should be no interruption of service with your Visa check card.
    • If you do not want to close the account, we can place a stop payment on the missing checks if you can supply us with the check numbers. The stop payment fee to stop a single check, a series of check numbers or a box of checks will apply.
    • We need to make you aware, that if someone has your checks, they can have new checks printed with your information and those checks could still clear your account if it is not closed and reopened. If your checks or cards have been stolen, a police report should be filed. This is a requirement of Delta Community CU's insurance provider.
    • To request the Close and Reopen Forms log in to your account and access the secure Message Center.
    • We also highly recommend keeping an eye on your credit report for a while.
      • The Balance Financial Fitness Program can provide a free and confidential credit report review. Delta Community CU has provided access to financial counseling and education through BALANCE.
      • For Identity Theft Protection, Members Insurance Advisors, LLC a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Community CU can assist you with affordable services. Click here for enrollment or more information on Premier and Basic coverage.





  • Routing number and account number - Setting up automatic deposit and withdrawals (ACH)
  • How do I set up automatic withdrawals and deposits?

    • For a withdrawal or deposit for your Savings Account, you will use your Primary Account number. This number can be located at the top of your share statement. (leave off any zeros in front of the number) Please note, the number that appears under account details within Online Banking may be incorrect. We have found inaccuracies and are working to get this resolved as quickly as possible.
    • For a withdrawal or deposit for your Checking Account, you will use your Checking Account number excluding any leading zeros that are located on the bottom of your printed checks (see image below). If you do not have checks, your Checking Account number can be found on your statements next to correct share ID or in Online Banking by clicking on your Checking Account in the Accounts Overview box. For those that have been recently upgraded to the new Online Banking, you may find this number by clicking on your Checking account and then click on See account details.
    • The Delta Community CU's routing number: 261071315.
      A routing number is the code used by the ACH to route your debit/deposit to the correct financial institution. Every financial institution has a designated routing number which consists of nine digits of which the first two digits are 01 through 12 or 21 through 32
      .


    Click here to access the Electronic Deposit/Withdrawal Agreement Authorization form. This form will allow you to set up electronic withdrawals from your Delta Community CU Savings or Checking Account to your deposit account, loans or mortgage at another financial institution. You can also set your CU account up for electronic deposits from your deposit account or loan from another financial institution.





  • FAQs for ordering checks
  • Can I reorder checks online?
    Reordering checks is quick and easy online. When you log in to your Online Banking account, choose Check Orders from the Tools and Services box. Follow the on screen instructions to place your order.
    If you have recently been upgraded to the new Online Banking, you can locate Order Checks under Additional Services.

    If your address has changed, make your updates quickly within Online Banking before placing your check order. Log into Online banking and choose the Member Services tab. Click on the link Change Address from the Account Tools & Information box to make your updates. If you have recently been upgraded to the new Online Banking, you can update your address under Account Management.

    For initial orders or your reorders, you may submit a request from within Online Banking, using Message Center. If you have been upgraded to the new Online Banking, you may submit your request from Secure Email located under Additional Services.

    If you do not use Online Banking, you can reorder your checks by calling our Audioline at 404-715-4627 or 1-800-334-7536 and choosing 20#.
    If you need to make changes to your information and you are not ordering your checks online, you may fax changes to 404-677-4802 or submit in writing to P.O. Box 20541, Atlanta, GA 30320-2541. Be sure to include your signature.



    What is the cost and different check styles available?

    There is a wide variety of check styles available. You can check the current prices online by logging into your account and then clicking on Check Order under the Tools and Services section. When you click on the different check styles available, it will show you the price and quantity for each one. You can view our custom check order options by clicking here.


    Can I order checks through an outside company other than your vendor, Deluxe Printing Company?
    Yes, but please be certain that you are dealing with a reputable company to avoid having your Checking Account compromised.
    You will be giving that company your routing number and Checking Account number. If the checks are encoded incorrectly and must be manually processed, you would be required to reorder at your expense. When ordering make sure that your checks don't have less than 2 digit check numbers or more than 5 digit check numbers.



    Can I place an international check order on the web site?
    No, we ask that you contact Deluxe directly at 1-866-838-5375. We are unable to place this order for you.



    How do I preview the check order I am placing online before submitting it?
    When placing your check order online you will have an option to view the check styles before completing your order. Please note, if you have a pop-up blocker installed on your computer (Windows XP Service Pack 2 installs a pop-up blocker*), you may have to disable it to view the Check Order screen. Many pop-up blockers can be bypassed by holding your "Ctrl" key down while clicking the desired link or button.




    What's the range of check numbers for Delta Community CU?

    Check numbers range from 1001-9999. After that, it starts back over automatically with 1001. Our system does not allow for a 5 digit check range when ordering checks. If you have a preference, please indicate a start number somewhere between 1001 and 9999.



    I'm trying to order checks online. After I select my Checking Account and confirm my selection, I click the Continue button but nothing happens.

    It is possible pop-up blocking software is not allowing the Check Order window to open. If you have pop-up blocking software installed on your machine:

    1. Disable any pop-up blocking software you may have installed on your machine.
    2. Log into your Online Banking account, click on Account Services menu and select Check Orders.
    3. Reselect the Checking Account you would like to order checks for, confirm your selection and click the Continue button. If you have installed Windows XP Service Pack 2 (XP SP2)*:
      1. Log into your Online Banking account, click on the Account Services menu and select Check Orders.
      2. Reselect the Checking Account you would like to order checks for and confirm your selection.
      3. Hold down your CTRL button on your keyboard while clicking the Continue button. This overrides the pop-up blocking feature in XP SP2*.

    If the above steps did not rectify the problem, you can contact us online via the Secure Email/Message Center.



    I do not want my checks mailed to the address on the checks. Can I have checks mailed to a different address or pick them up at the credit union?
    Yes. When you order your checks online, just change the mail to information to the address you need them mailed to.



    I'm moving and don't want to order a whole box of checks. Can I order a lesser quantity?
    We offer check quantities of 50 in the Antique style only.



    How long does it take to receive my checks once I've placed my order?
    Please allow 11-14 business days to receive your checks by regular mail.



    Can I have my check order sent using domestic express shipping?

    Yes, there are several options available for express shipping, including First Class/USPS Priority, Four Day Express, Checks Next Day and Checks Overnight. Shipping prices vary. Please contact Deluxe at 1-877-286-3623 for pricing.



    I have run out of the deposit slips that came with my check order. Can I just order preprinted deposit slips?
    Yes. Preprinted deposit slips, as well as leather covers and other accessories are available. Please contact Deluxe for pricing and to place your order. Non-imprinted deposit slips are available by clicking here.


    I ordered checks and haven't received them or have received a partial order. What should I do?
    Please allow 11 to 14 business days for expected delivery of your checks. If you have not received them by the 14th business day, please call Deluxe at 1-877-984-4146 to verify the shipping information was correct and on what day the order was shipped. If everything was correct, you will be referred back to Delta Community CU and will be advised to close and reopen your Checking Account to protect against fraud.


    You will be contacted if your checks are shipped to the credit union.



    Who do I contact if my check order is incorrect?
    You will need to contact Deluxe's Member Satisfaction line at 1-877-984-4146. Their hours of operation are Monday - Friday 8am-11pm EST and Saturday from 9:00 am-7:30 pm EST. They will handle all corrections and will get your order to you as soon as possible.



    Why did I receive a letter to call Deluxe Financial Services to confirm that I received my checks?
    This letter is sent to members who have recently ordered new checks. With identity theft and other fraud on the rise, Deluxe Financial Services ask that you please call 866-322-1495 to confirm receipt of your checks. This will allow Deluxe Financial Services to verify that you have received your checks safely. This added security can help protect you from identity theft.

    Hours of operation are Monday - Sunday 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM Central Standard Time. Please have your account information available when you call as you will be asked to provide information to verify your identity.


    *Support for Windows XP ends on April 8, 2014. We recommend that you upgrade your operating system. Windows XP will continue to function however you will not receive updates to your operating system that protect you from hackers and support the latest secure browsers






Apply for a Personal Checking Account Now - It's Easy

So, are you ready to open a Delta Community Personal Checking Account?

If you're currently a member, fill out a Personal Checking Account application to get started.

If you’re not yet a member, open an account to become one.

Who is this product right for?

Someone who is looking for a checking account with tons of helpful tools and no hidden gimmicks.

 

*APY = Annual Percentage Yield. Competitor products displayed are those with terms comparable to the respective Delta Community CU product. APYs are accurate as of the first day of the current month and are provided by mybanktracker.com. Consult the financial institution directly for full product terms and current rates.

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