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Fresh Start Checking

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looking for a checking account that will help you grow?

If you need a little help getting back on your financial feet, Fresh Start Checking is a perfect fit for you! Designed to help rebuild or re-establish credit, this account will help you gain the financial confidence you need.

  • No minimum balance requirement
  • Automatic overdraft protection
  • Free Visa debit card
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Low monthly cost of $6.95
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how to open your fresh start checking account

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Want to open a new account?

As a Charlotte Metro member, you can open a new checking account by submitting this form and a representative will be in touch on or before the next business day to get you all set up!

Submit the Form

i'm new here

Here’s what you’ll need to get started:

  • Proof of Identity (current driver’s license or state-issued ID)
  • Social Security Number
  • A minimum opening balance of $5
  • The routing number and account number of a valid checking account, debit, or credit card

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