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Banking Resources

Why Get a Bank Account?

  • Your money is safe and FDIC insured up to $250,000.
  • You avoid check-cashing fees.
  • You can shop online and pay bills from anywhere.
  • You can keep an eye on how much money you have.

Recommended Banks

Mobile banking, savings and investing—all in one place

Bank On
Accounts with low or no fees, no overdraft charges, online bill pay and other basic features

Capital One 360 Checking Account
Online checking account, no minimum deposits required, no fees

Online banking with no monthly fees, no opening deposit or minimum balance required

First United Bank Checking Account
Debit card, online banking and bill pay, no minimum balance, monthly fee waived with e-statements or required monthly balance

Free, online savings account

Stretch makes it easy for people coming home from prison to apply for banking services—even if they don’t have a State ID yet. You can apply for a Stretch card using your prison ID and release paperwork. Stretch does not check your credit, past banking history, and there is no monthly service fee or minimum balance requirements.

Start your online application by visiting Questions? Call 877-275-4115 or email

Wells Fargo Clear Access Banking
No overdraft fees and a low initial deposit

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