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Ultimate High Yield Checking

The team at NorthStar is committed to your financial success. That's why we are excited to introduce our latest checking account, Ultimate High Yield Checking!  

With Ultimate High Yield Checking, you'll experience optimal convenience and maximum earnings:

  • Earn 2.96% * on balances up to $10,000.00
  • Earn .15% on balances over $10,000.01
  • Receive up to $5.00 in ATM fee rebates each month
  • Free mobile deposit
  • Access to America's largest surcharge-free ATM network
  • Access to over 5,000 Co-Op shared branches nationwide
  • Free Visa® debit chip card
  • Free It's Me 24/7 online banking
  • Free EasyPay online bill pay
  • Free CU*Talk telephone banking
  • Free incoming A2A (account to account) transfers
  • And more!

  • HYC Rate

    No teaser rates
    No minimum balance
    No monthly fees

    Earning is easy when you have your primary checking account at NorthStar! The only requirements to receive interest are:

    • 12 signature-based debit card transactions posted and settled each statement cycle
    • Active online banking (i.e. one login per month) with eStatements
    • Direct deposit of $500.00 or more each month

    Join the Credit Union

    Contact a Financial Service Representative at 630.393.7201, by emailing us, or stopping by any of our branch locationsto get started today!

    Switch Kit

    Move your existing accounts to Northstar!

    Find all the documents you need to make the move easy. 

    *APY=Annual Percentage Yield. APY accurate as of 7/01/2018. Rates may change after account is opened. Qualifications to earn interest: 12 signature-based debit card transactions posted and settled, direct deposit of $500 or greater, e-Statements, and at least one login to It's Me 24/7 online banking each statement cycle. If qualifications are met each monthly qualification cycle: Domestic ATM fees incurred during qualification cycle will be reimbursed up to $5 and credited to account on the last day of monthly statement cycle;  balances up to $10,000 receive APY of 3.00%; and balances over $10,000 earn 0.15% interest rate on portion of balance over $10,000, resulting in 0.22% - 3.03% APY depending on the balance. If qualifications are not met, all balances earn 0.00% APY.  Transactions may take one or more banking days from the date transaction was made to post to and settle an account. ATM and PIN-based transactions do not count towards qualifying debit card transactions. "Monthly Qualification Cycle" means a period beginning the first day of the current statement cycle through the close of the current statement cycle. Limit one account per SSN.  Excludes business and commercial accounts.