Eliminate balance requirements and hidden monthly fees with our Freedom Checking accounts that give you quick and easy access to your money.

Enjoy all the benefits of a checking account without the hassles of hidden fees or paper waste. Bank of Akron is proud to offer two affordable, eco-friendly accounts to those who want to take the worry out of banking. Both are free to open: Freedom E Checking with the enrollment in paperless e-statements, and Freedom DD Checking with a recurring direct deposit.



How do our Freedom E and Freedom DD Checking accounts help keep your money accessible and safe?

Our easy-to-use accounts help put what you’ve worked for within reach, when you need it, with:

  • Direct deposit features to deliver your payroll, pension, and Social Security to you as soon as funds become available (offered specifically for Freedom DD Checking)
  • No monthly maintenance fees
  • No minimum balance requirements or deposits to open
  • Unlimited check writing, with a free initial package of checks gifted at account opening
  • Free and convenient e-statements that reduce waste
  • Free mobile deposit and online banking
  • Free Visa® debit card, with access to over 25,000 surcharge-free ATMs

With Freedom Checking, you’ll also have access to our suite of supporting accounts:


*If account is in good standing for the first 90 days, Good Neighbor Overdraft may be offered.

**Ready Reserve Overdraft protection is based on credit worthiness and a credit application must be submitted and approved by the underwriter.



Bank of Akron’s Personal Checking Promise

We are a team of field experts and financial analysts – we are also family members and individuals like you. That’s why we create products that meet the needs of real people, so you can trust us to keep your financial future safe while you keep your sights on what matters most. It’s just another way we guarantee personal, attentive service at each turn, with decisions made on your behalf remaining faster and more personal than ever.


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