What you get with an E*TRADE Checking Account
Enjoy instant access to your money at any ATM machine nationwide
Unlimited transactions!1 Use your free debit card everywhere.
Pay bills free. And your first checkbook order is on the house.2
Ways to fund
Get started with a $100 initial deposit. There are four easy ways to fund your account.
Up to 3 business days4
Transfer Money is a free service that allows you to move money between E*TRADE accounts and from outside financial institutions.
Same business day
A wire transfer is an electronic transfer of money between accounts, including accounts at different financial institutions.
Transfer an account
10+ business days
Transferring an account simply means moving all of your cash or securities from an outside financial institution to E*TRADE.
Deposit a check
Up to 5 business days
Choose from two convenient ways to deposit checks into your account: by mobile check deposit5 using our E*TRADE Mobile app or by mail.
Find the account for you
E*TRADE offers a wide range of bank and brokerage accounts.
We fight fraud
We have a lot invested in your security. Check out all the lengths we go through to secure and protect your assets.
Help from actual people
Robots are cool, but not fun to talk to. When you need help, our support team is ready to lend a hand.
Experience a better breed of checking
Why pay monthly account fees or worry about minimum balances? E*TRADE Checking does away with all that.
Opening an E*TRADE Checking Account is quick and easy.