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e-$MART Checking

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Monthly Service Fee

Enroll in eStatements to avoid a $2 monthly paper statement fee.


Benefits & Features

Anywhere Banking Tools:
Online BankingOnline Bill PayMobile BankingMobile Bill PayMobile Check DepositCheck CardCard Control App, and eStatements.

Limited access to ShieldPerks powered by BaZing:
3 free deals from BaZing savings to save you money on shopping, dining travel and more.


Minimum to Open

$100

$MART Checking

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Monthly Service Fee

For a low $7.00 monthly fee, this account can pay for itself if you use the benefits.


Benefits & Features

Anywhere Banking Tools:
Online BankingOnline Bill PayMobile BankingMobile Bill PayMobile Check DepositCheck CardCard Control App, and eStatements.

Unlimited access to ShieldPerks powered by BaZing:

  • Local discounts and national retailer deals (1)
  • Cell phone protection of up to $1,200 per year (1,2)
  • Identity theft protection including payment card, personal identity, and identity theft aid (1,2,3)
  • Roadside assistance at a discounted fee (1)
  • BaZing Fuel (1,3)
  • Billshark preferred pricing (1,3)
  • $10,000 Travel Accident Death Insurance (1,2)
  • Pharmacy, Vision, and Hearing Savings (1)

Free Pure Personality Check Card ($10 value):
When you order your card within 48 hours of opening your checking account. If ordered after 48 hours, a $10 fee will apply.


Minimum to Open

$100

$MART Checking with Interest

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Monthly Service Fee

If you maintain a $5,000 minimum balance or higher in your $MART Checking with Interest account, you will earn interest on your balance and avoid a $12 monthly paper statement fee.


Benefits & Features

Great interest rate on your checking balance:
Our best interest rate for checking accounts with tiered access to higher interest with increased balance amounts.

Anywhere Banking Tools:
Online BankingOnline Bill PayMobile BankingMobile Bill PayMobile Check DepositCheck CardCard Control App, and eStatements.

Unlimited access to ShieldPerks powered by BaZing:

  • Local discounts and national retailer deals (1)
  • Cell phone protection of up to $1,200 per year (1,2)
  • Identity theft protection including payment card, personal identity, and identity theft aid (1,2,3)
  • Roadside assistance at a discounted fee (1)
  • BaZing Fuel (1,3)
  • Billshark preferred pricing (1,3)
  • $10,000 Travel Accident Death Insurance (1,2)
  • Pharmacy, Vision, and Hearing Savings (1)

Free Pure Personality Check Card ($10 value):
When you order your card within 48 hours of opening your checking account. If ordered after 48 hours, a $10 fee will apply.


Minimum to Open

$100

How do I register for ShieldPerks?

If you are currently a $MART Checking or $MART Checking with Interest customer but are not taking advantage of your ShieldPerks benefits, please call (800)482-1314 or stop by your nearest German American location, and we will be more than happy to help you register! Registration is simple and incurs no additional charge for German American $MART Checking or $MART Checking with Interest account holders.

If you are not a $MART Checking or $MART Checking with Interest customer but would like to take advantage of the full benefits of ShieldPerks, you will need to open a $MART Checking or $MART Checking with Interest account at any German American locationShieldPerks registration is free, easy, and can be done at the time of account opening.

1. Subject to the terms and conditions detailed in the ShieldPerks powered by Bazing Benefits Reference Guide.
2. Insurance products are: NOT A DEPOSIT. NOT FDIC-INSURED. NOT INSURED BY ANY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY. NOT GUARANTEED BY THE BANK.
3. Identity monitoring, BaZing Fuel and Billshark require additional activation to begin services.

 

$MART Checking

Uncover even more money-saving benefits with an account that includes ShieldPerks powered by BaZing and free anywhere banking tools to help manage your cash.

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$MART Checking with Interest

Want more out of your day-to-day checking account? This interest-bearing account puts your balance to work and gives you access to money-saving benefits with ShieldPerks powered by BaZing.

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e-$MART Checking

Avoid a monthly maintenance fee when you complement your account with eStatements. Utilize our other online services to manage your money at your convenience.

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e-$MART Student Checking

Looking for an account that is in sync with your spending style? With no minimum balance requirement, time-saving resources and ATM reimbursements, this option is a perfect match for the on-the-go student schedules.

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