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Sometimes, you can have it all. This account comes loaded with a debit card, online and mobile banking, and no minimum balance or monthly fees.

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Earn interest on your checking

Our checking account lets you earn interest on balances over $500. Plus, it’s got great perks like easy-to-use online and mobile banking options, free online bill pay, and green-friendly eStatements. For maximum peace of mind, you can also set up overdraft protection connected to a line of credit or savings account, so you don’t have to pay overdraft fees.

  • Earn dividends on balances over $500
  • Free eStatements and online bill pay
  • No minimum balance or monthly fees
  • Overdraft protection available

Open your account in ten minutes

You can open a checking account with us right now. Simply fill out an easy online application.

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Rates as high as

.02 % APR*

All Rates


All rates are subject to change. For all other terms and fees for each account, contact your branch for the applicable disclosure statement(s). Any fees assessed could reduce earnings on this account. Other terms and conditions may apply, see Credit Union for full details.

In an effort to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) and to protect the health of our members and employees, NW Preferred will be closing access to our Stayton and Portland (Tigard) branch lobbies beginning Tuesday, March 24th. After Monday, we will be available to assist members with specific or unique needs, by appointment only, based on our available resources.

Remember you can easily access your NW Preferred accounts, 24 hours a day, via online or mobile banking. You can also locate nearby ATMs by using our mobile app or texting your location (address, intersection, or zip code) to 91989.

Most importantly, stay well.