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Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account
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Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account

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Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account Review

Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account is offered by Arvest Bank, a bank founded in 1961 and based in Fayetteville, AR. Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account are available in 50 states (and Washington, DC).

Key Takeaways

  • 0% APY. As with most checking accounts, Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account does not pay interest.

Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
  • Available in all 50 states.
  • Access to physical branches.
  • Free debit card and the option to lock/unlock the card if lost or stolen
  • No signup bonus.
  • Does not earn interest
  • Does not provide access to a nationwide ATM network.
  • Charges a higher than average fee on out-of-network ATM transactions.

Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account FAQ

Are checking accounts from Arvest Bank federally insured?

Yes, your deposits are insured up to $250,000 per person by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC #8728). The FDIC is an independent agency of the United States government that protects you against the loss of your insured deposits if an FDIC-insured bank or savings association fails. FDIC insurance is backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government.

What APY does Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account offer?

Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account is not an interest-bearing account.

What are the account minimums for Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account?

Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account requires a minimum initial deposit of $50 to open an account.

Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account Minimums
Description
Minimum Opening Deposit $50

What fees does Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account charge?

This account charges a monthly service fee of $0.

Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account Fees
Description
Monthly Fee $0
ATM Fee: In-Network $2
ATM Fee: Out-of-Network Starting at $2
Foreign Transaction Fee (Debit Card) 1%
NSF Fee $17
Overdraft Item Fee $17
Overdraft Protection Fee (per transfer) $10
Returned Deposit Fee (Domestic) $17
Returned Deposit Fee (International) $17
Stop Payment Fee $30
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Incoming) $25
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Outgoing) $10
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Incoming) $10
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Outgoing) $40
Paper Statement Fee $10
Online Bill Pay Fee $0.50
Check Cashing Fee $0
Debit Card Replacement Fee $7.50
Early Account Closure $0

Does Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account charge overdraft fees?

Yes, Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account charges a $17 fee for every overdraft. You can get overdraft protection at a cost of $10 per transaction.

What features and perks does Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account offer?

This account includes the following features:

  • Check images with statement - Reconciling your accounts and complying with document retention standards is easier when you have access to a copy of your checks.
  • Fraud monitoring - Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account monitors transactions for potentially unauthorized activity, such as when a debit card is unexpectedly used in a different location or you make a sudden string of costly purchases.
  • Mobile Banking Services - Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account allows you to manage your money online or with a mobile app. This includes depositing checks in your account with a mobile app on your smartphone.

What is the customer support email for Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account?

The customer support email for Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account is interact@arvest.com.

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Message From Arvest Free Blue™ Checking Account

Arvest offers a variety of personal checking accounts to allow you to bank your way. Our Club series of accounts rewards your total banking relationship with discounts on additional services, such as IDProtect® and AD&D Insurance. Arvest also offers a Free Blue™ basic account for those who want to avoid a monthly fee. All Arvest accounts offer services you need to do your day-to-day banking, including Arvest Online Banking, Mobile Banking, 24-Hour Account Information Line and friendly customer service from our specialists.

For customers who want a checking account with no monthly fee, Arvest offers our Free Blue™ account. Free Blue™ includes a free debit card design that suits your style, access to Online Banking with BlueIQ™, and our Arvest Go mobile banking app, unlimited check writing and $400 of overdraft coverage (Subject to approval after opening. 

Availability

  Available in 50 states and Washington, D.C.
  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Washington, DC
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Feature Breakdown

Minimum Opening Deposit $50
Monthly Fee $0
ATM Fee: In-Network $2
ATM Fee: Out-of-Network Starting at $2
Foreign Transaction Fee (Debit Card) 1%
NSF Fee $17
Overdraft Item Fee $17
Overdraft Protection Fee (per transfer) $10
Returned Deposit Fee (Domestic) $17
Returned Deposit Fee (International) $17
Stop Payment Fee $30
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Incoming) $25
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Outgoing) $10
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Incoming) $10
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Outgoing) $40
Paper Statement Fee $10
Online Bill Pay Fee $0.50
Check Cashing Fee $0
Debit Card Replacement Fee $7.50
Early Account Closure $0
Immigration Status Considered
  • U.S. Citizen
  • U.S. Permanent Resident
Verification Documents Required
  • Driver License (or other photo ID)
  • Proof of citizenship/residence (Green Card)
  • Proof of Identity
  • Government Issued Photo ID
  • Social Security Number
Account Features
  • Mobile Check Deposit
  • Check Images with Statement
  • Mobile Banking
  • Fraud Monitoring
  • Debit Card Lock/Unlock
  • Fraud Protection
  • Debit Card
  • Branch Access
  • Member FDIC
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0%

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