Checking Accounts

Checking Accounts

CommStar Credit Union has the right checking account to fit your lifestyle, with optional identity theft protection and access to nearly 30,000 fee-free ATMs across the country.


We are excited to announce great new accounts that literally pay you to bank with us! Did we mention they’re free?! New Kasasa Cash® and Cash Back® checking accounts are here to help keep more money where it counts- in your wallet!

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Kasasa Cash® Checking
It pays to use your Kasasa Cash® checking… up to 5.00% APY*!

If you keep a higher average monthly balance in your checking account and want to earn higher dividends, Kasasa Cash® is the perfect free rewards checking account for you.  Click here to learn more 

Kasasa Cash Back® Checking
Let us pay you… 4% cash back* on debit card purchases!

Do you use your Debit card? Of course you do! Online banking? Who doesn’t?! With Kasasa Cash Back®, we’ll pay you to do what you already do with 4% cash back on up to $225 worth of Debit card purchases every month. That’s $9 cash back! Get all the extra guac you want- it’s on us. Click here to learn more

Vintage Checking
Formerly Star Checking Plus, this traditional non-rewards checking account pays our standard dividend and offers a Debit card, access to online banking and mobile app, printed statements, optional eStatements, ID Protect® identity theft protection included1,  and  up to 7 fee-free foreign ATM transactions allowed per month, all for $4 per month.

Fresh Start Checking

Designed for members who have had difficulty maintaining a checking account in the past or at other institutions, Fresh Start is our new “second chance” checking account, which combines the convenience and freedom of a checking account with the educational and counseling resources you need to get your finances heading in the right direction. This account includes a Debit card, eStatements, access to online and mobile banking, access to Snapcash Remote Deposit Capture (RDC), for $6 per month. After participating in a free financial counseling session and 12 months in good standing, Fresh Start account holders can move into any of our standard offered checking accounts, even if they are still in ChexSystems at another institution.

Launch Teen Checking
Is your teen ready to learn how to keep track of spending, balance a checkbook, receive deposits, make transactions, and learn how to use a debit card responsibly? Our Teen Checking account is the perfect fit. It offers all the features they need, like online and mobile banking, access to Snapcash Remote Deposit Capture, free use of CommStar coin machines, and a Debit card, all with no monthly fees. (All accounts for persons under the age of 18 require a joint owner)


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1 Benefits are available to personal checking account owner(s), their joint account owners and their eligible family members subject to the terms and conditions for the applicable Benefits. Some Benefits require authentication, registration and/or activation. Benefits are not available to a “signer” on the account who is not an account owner or to businesses, clubs, trusts, organizations and/or churches and their members, or schools and their employees/students. Family includes: Spouse, persons qualifying as domestic partner, and children under 25 years of age and parent(s) of the account holder who are residents of the same household.