The average monthly maintenance fee on today's checking account is over $14!  Why pay when you can take advantage of Fresh Checking at GLCU.  We go beyond your ordinary checking account, offering more convenience, lower fees, and access to one of the largest ATM and service branch networks in the country!  GLCU's Fresh Checking is a certified Bank On account through a partnership with Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund, Bank On Chicago, YouthBuild Lake County, and One Summer Chicago.



Fresh Checking Offers:


  • No Minimum Balance to Maintain

  • ZERO Overdraft Fees

  • Free Instant Issue Debit Card

Get the most from your checking account




Additional Account Details

  • Get a fresh start and build your relationship with GLCU
  • Access to mobile banking and online banking
  • Receive direct deposits
  • Just $25 to open account
  • Note: There are some restrictions with Fresh Checking accounts such as no access to mobile deposit, Safety Net, or Cash in a Flash. For a complete list and details about the Fresh Checking account, please contact us!


GLCU's Fresh Checking is a certified Bank On Product.  Standard Membership rates and fees may apply and are subject to change at any time.  See branch for details.  The Average monthly checking account maintenance fee of $14.39 is according to's 2020 Checking Survey, posted as of August 2020 at