Checking Account

convenience when you need it most

Designed for your everyday needs, Forest Area Federal Credit Union (FAFCU) offers a convenient checking account and Debit Mastercard that can be used for purchases and cash advances from the account. You can write an unlimited number of checks and walk out with your new Debit Mastercard same day thanks to our instant-issue technology.

Members may open a Share Draft account at any time after opening a Share Account. There is a minimum deposit requirement of $25 when ordering checks. There is no minimum balance requirement to open a share draft account if checks are not ordered.

Included with all FAFCU Checking Accounts:

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We proudly serve members in Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Antrim, Crawford, Missaukee, and Wexford counties who meet our member requirements.

Discover our low loan and mortgage rates, secure banking options, and friendly staff. Apply to be a member today! 

1. Standard messaging rates apply.
2. Debit transactions are free when card isused at a CO-OP Network ATM or processed at retail outlets as a credit card. FAFCU will charge a $2 fee to use all other non-CO-OP Network ATMs, and you may be charged a fee by the ATM owner. Applications for ATM/Debit cards are subject to approval.
3. Standard data rates apply. 
4. Members must be at least 18 years to open a Share Draft Account or have a parent as a joint owner on the account.