Compare our Checking Accounts
Which Checking Account is best for your needs?
|Free Checking||eZ Checking||Direct Deposit Checking||Interest Checking||Classic 55 Checking|
|Minimum Balance to Open||$100||$100||$100||$100||$100|
|Minimum Requirements to Avoid Monthly Maintenance Fees||N/A||No minimum balance required. Enrollment of eStatements required.**||No minimum balance required. Monthly direct deposit required||$1,500 daily balance or $10,000 in a Money Market, CD, IRA or Savings||$1,000 daily balance or $2,500 in a Money Market, CD, IRA, or Savings & Must be over 55|
|Monthly Fees||FREE||$10.00 without eStatements enrollment||FREE||$8.00 per month plus a $.35 per debit if minimum balance is not maintained||$10.00 per month plus $.35 per debit if minimum balance is not maintained|
|Interest Paid on Balances||N/A||N/A||N/A||YES||YES|
|Unlimited ATM/Debit Card Transactions at Southport Bank ATMs*||FREE||FREE||FREE||FREE||FREE|
|Free ATM/Debit Card Transactions at Non-proprietary ATMs*||$1.00 per non-proprietary ATM transaction||Fees waived if original receipt provided to the bank within 60 days of the transaction date||Four (4) free transactions per statement cycle. Subsequent transactions charged at $1.00.||Four (4) free transactions per statement cycle. Subsequent transactions charged at $1.00.||Four (4) free transactions per statement cycle. Subsequent transactions charged at $1.00.|
|Check Safe Keeping||FREE||FREE||FREE||FREE||FREE|
(Bank by Phone)
|Bill Pay via Internet Banking||FREE||FREE||FREE||FREE||FREE|
*Non-proprietary ATMs are terminals not owned or operated by Southport Bank. These terminals may assess additional fees for withdrawals, transfers and balance inquires.
**Two part enrollment process for eStatement includes sign-up and confirmation.