Checking

Checking account options for every stage of life.

Giving you what you want: options. Choose from five checking accounts that we’ve intentionally designed to be the very best options in Abbeville County. Whether you’re looking for a basic free checking account, or something more robust that will pay you one of the highest interest rates in Abbeville County, we’ve got you covered.

And HopeSouth now offers CardValet, the free mobile app that allows you to control spending and card usage on the go!

Don’t believe we have the BEST checking account options in Abbeville County? We’ve done the research for you! Compare our account with others offered within our community with the side by side comparisons below.

Checking Account TypeAbbeville First BankAbbeville Community FCUSouth State BankUnited Community Bank
Free/Basic CheckingNo minimum, no fees, pays no interest, 1 box of free checks$50 to open,
no minimum balance, no fees
No minimum opening balance, interest paid on balances over $500$100 to open, $8 monthly fee$100 to open, $500 minimum
daily balance, $8 monthly fee if requirements not met
Greater Advantage$200 minimum opening balance, $200 minimum average daily balance, .05% APY*, 1 box of free checks,
$5 per month
$200 minimum to open, $200 minimum average daily balance, $5 per month

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$100 minimum opening balance, $10 monthly fee
if requirements
not met
$100 to open,
$10 monthly fee, $2,500 minimum daily balance
Student CheckingNo minimum, no fees, pays no interest, remote deposit capture

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$100 to open, no monthly fee
Money MarketMinimum of $1,500 to open.
2% APY* up to $15,000, no fees, 1 box of free checks, remote deposit capture.
To qualify for 2% APY*
you must have 10 debit card transactions per month and direct deposit.
2% APY* up to $15,000, no fees. Must have 10 debit card transactions per month and direct deposit.

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$100 to open, $20 monthly fee if requirements not met$1,500 minimum opening deposit, $1,500 minimum daily balance, $12 monthly fee if requirements not met
Fresh StartThe Fresh Start account is for those who are serious about seeking a better financial future.
This account does have a monthly fee to assist with costs associated with offering this account.

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