Wachovia Re-Invents Free Checking

Thursday 11 November 2004 10:25 CET | News

Wachovia has re-invented its personal Free Checking account to better meet consumer needs. Extra Free Checking requires no minimum balance, has no monthly service fee, and unlike many banks free checking accounts, does not require direct deposit.

It also comes with the Visa Extras debit rewards program and Free Online BillPay. Wachovia will begin offering Free Online BillPay with its Free Checking account. Wachovia previously offered Free Online Banking, but Free Checking customers were charged a monthly fee for Online BillPay. Features of the Wachovia Extra Free Checking account include: - No minimum balance - No monthly service fee - Unlimited check writing - No direct deposit required - Only $100 to open - Free Online Banking and Online BillPay - Free Check Card with Visa Extras rewards program - Unlimited visits to Wachovia financial centers, Wachovias automated phone service and Wachovia ATMs, plus access to SouthTrust ATMs to get cash or check balances with no fee The same Free Checking account will be offered under the SouthTrust brand name at SouthTrust financial centers. SouthTrust financial centers will be integrated into Wachovia and begin operating under the Wachovia brand name starting in second quarter 2005.

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