America's Best Checking


Enjoy all the FREEs, with no “gotcha” fees, with America’s Best Checking account! No minimum balance. No service charge.

  1. All the convenience of mobile check deposit, standard bill pay, person-to-person payments and more.
  2. CardValet is a registered trademark of Fiserv, Inc.
  3. Use any ATM nationwide, and we'll refund their fees (first 4 on your monthly bank statement).
  4. Bell matches 5% of your purchase “round-ups,” up to $250 a year.
  5. Buy up to 10 every year with no fee. Monthly fee of $2.95 after 12 consecutive months of inactivity.

You’ll love a company that gives back.

Welcome to a place that makes our community better. We support so many events and causes through sponsorships, donations and volunteer time. And since 2008, we’ve empowered Bell employees and friends to Pay It Forward, giving more than $15 million to individuals, families and organizations in need.

Open a checking account and get your $50 account-opening bonus!*

*Open your new first-time Bell Bank personal checking account by May 31, 2020, and we will deposit $50 after the new account has been active 60 days with (1) a recurring direct deposit, excluding transfers from another bank, (2) 10 point-of-sale debit card transactions, or (3) a recurring automatic payment. Bonus will be deposited within 5 business days after qualifications are met. Limit of one bonus per person and per account. New customer will receive a 1099-INT form for the $50 deposited to the new account. $50 minimum deposit to open. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Promo code: SPRING50

This will be the last time you’ll change banks.

It’s so worth the switch – and it’s easier than you think! Our team will work with you to make this as smooth as possible.

Choose from 3 convenient ways to open your America’s Best Checking account:

Still not sure?