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Start managing your money better with a simple checking account that’s ideal for those who want to reestablish checking credibility. Plus, you’ll have access to online banking, the Arkansas Federal mobile app, and more!
Features & Benefits
Reestablish your checking account history and work towards your dreams.
Tired of waiting for payday? With Arkansas Federal’s Early Pay, you can get paid up to two days early!Direct deposit and earlier availability of funds in your Arkansas Federal account are subject to your employer/payer, or benefit provider’s funding. Actual payment dates may vary.
With Cents to Savings, we’ll round up your debit card purchases to the nearest dollar and send the difference to your savings.
- Turn your card on and off, set spending limits, and receive alerts with Card Defend
- Free online and mobile banking to check your balances, transfer funds, easily apply for loans, and more
- View your credit score, monitor activity, and learn what impacts your score with Credit IQ
- Quickly and securely send money to friends and family with Zelle®
- Online bill pay
- Access to e-Statements, e-Notices, and e-Alerts
- Set up Direct Deposit to get your pay safely and conveniently.
When you add Apple Pay, Google Pay or Samsung Pay to your credit or debit card, you not only save time at checkout, your payments are safer. Click the logos below for information on how to get started.