The simple benefits of basic banking.

Bank on your terms with no monthly service fees or minimum balance requirements.

Worry-free checking.

If simple is what you are after, Core Checking is the perfect checking account. You'll never have to worry about minimum balances or monthly service fees. Unlike Cash Back Checking or High-Yield Checking, you won't earn monthly dividends or cash back.

Visa® Debit card

Withdraw your money for free at any ATM, nationwide.

No service fees

No monthly service fees

Unlike the big banks, we don't think service fees are very serviceable.

No minimum balance

No minimum balance fees

Balances fluctuate. We believe you shouldn't be penalized for that.

Fee transparency

Most banks require you to have a minimum balance or recurring direct deposit to "avoid" fees. That just doesn't jibe with the credit union spirit. We work hard to make your accounts fee-free.

Core Checking Fees
Monthly Service$0
Minimum Balance$0
ATM fee (in network)$0
ATM fee (out of network)$0

Included with every checking account

Looking for a better fit?

I want 0.50% cash back on debit card purchases.

I want 2.78% APY on balances up to $15,000.

Get help with Core Checking.

Core Checking doesn’t earn dividends. It’s a simple, hassle free way to manage your money that has no minimum balance or no monthly service fees.

With a Core Checking account there are no monthly service fees and no minimum balances. And, with nearly 30,000 fee-free ATMs, we’ve made accessing your account even easier without having to worry about pesky ATM fees.

To open a Core Checking account, you must be at least 16 years old with a parent or legal guardian as a joint owner, or 18 years old as an individual account owner.

Yes, you can view your daily balances, online statements and track your transactions via Online Banking or Mobile Banking.

To set up direct deposit, contact your employer and provide them with your DuPage Credit Union account number and our routing number: 271990198.

If you’re looking to set up multiple direct deposits, or transfer your auto debits over from another account to a DuPage Credit Union account, you can use ClickSWITCH®. All you have to do is sign up, submit your switches, and we’ll take care of the rest!

Open a Core Checking Account

  • Core Checking Account No monthly service fees or minimum balance requirements apply to this account. Core Checking accounts do not earn dividends. Other restrictions may apply. Must have a Credit Union membership established and be in good standing.

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