Switch to a Bank You’ll Love

What makes us different from other banks?

Our people. Experts who truly care about your financial health – ready and eager to help. (That’s why we’ve been named the #4 World’s Best Bank by Forbes among other awards.) 

We’re here, whenever you need us. Even when it comes to switching banks.

At Bell Bank, you can expect America’s Best Checking with no minimum balance, no service charge and all the FREEs you’ll come to know and love.

Open a Checking Account Online

Open a checking account on your time – in person or online – knowing we’ll be here to guide you through the process. (Plus, a $50 account-opening bonus* doesn’t hurt.)

Choose from 3 convenient ways to open your account:

Switching Banks … Made Easy

Trust us, this will be the last time you’ll change banks … and it’s easier than you think! (In fact, check out our switch hub with everything you need to know!) Take comfort in knowing our caring experts will work with you to make the transition as smooth as possible.

A Company That Pays It Forward

Did we mention we truly care about our community? We’re passionate about supporting events and causes through sponsorships, donations and volunteer time. Thanks to our unique Pay It Forward program, Bell employees have been empowered to donate more than $18 million to individuals and organizations in need since 2008.


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1Use any ATM nationwide, and we’ll refund their fees (first 4 on your monthly bank statement). 2All the convenience of mobile check deposit, standard bill pay, person-to-person payments and more. 3Bell matches 5% of your purchase “round-ups,” up to $250 a year. 4CardValet is a registered trademark of Fiserv, Inc.

*Open your new first-time Bell Bank personal checking account by May 31, 2021, and we will deposit $50 after the new account has been active 60 days with a recurring direct deposit (excluding transfers from another bank), 10 point-of-sale debit card transactions, or 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.