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 Freedom First Checking

This checking solution is built to provide a basic, no minimum balance, no-frills checking account that’s economical and thoughtfully featured.

  • No minimum balance requirements
  • $1 minimum to open account
  • Anywhere Banking Tools – Online & mobile banking, bill pay, mobile deposits, Zelle© and eStatements
  • Your own personal Visa® debit card – first card is free, then fee may apply
  • 1x My Bank Rewards
  • $3 surcharge free ATMs at all First United, MoneyPass and Sheetz ATMs
  • Check Safekeeping*

Remember that stories open the conversation, leading to a discussion about this great new benefit.

  • Add a personal story, or one you learned from a co-worker, neighbor or family member.
  • Share your stories with the Marketing Dept.! These stories are published on the YouFirst Checking pages as a way for customers to see real examples!

Placemat (a.k.a. Customer Connection Tool) and brochures - outlines the foundation of the checking account line-up. This is not to be used as a menu, the goal is to have the customer choose the account that fits their needs - with your guidance!

"The Process"

  • Trust the Placemant -  Apply the "Good", "Better", "Best" strategy and place it where a customer can see it and is easy for you to find; visuals help convey your discussion points.
  • Trust the Questions - The questions at the top of the page help start the conversation. Ask open-ended questions!
  • Trust the answers - Listen carefully to the customers response and pause to open account accordingly.


Online Account Creation Guide

Additional Features and Services

Internet Banking

Execute all sorts of banking transactions without having to leave your home or office. It’s easy and secure.

Mobile Banking

On the run? You can access account balances, transfer funds and even pay bills using our mobile app.

Mobile Deposit

Just snap a picture of your deposit with your smartphone, press a few buttons, and you’ve completed your banking for the day.

Visa Debit Card

Earn reward points without accumulating debt with the card that links to your checking account.

Telephone Banking

Access account information, transfer funds, and even place check reorders 24-7 from the convenience of your phone.

Customer Service Center

Our skilled associates are just a phone call away, until 8 PM on weekdays, to answer all your banking needs.

We want to be your helpful, trusted partner—for life.

Please download these account disclosures and save them for your records.

* Accounts can only be opened in the following states and/or districts: West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, District of Columbia. Accounts cannot be opened by individuals under the age of 18. Charge for Non-First United (Foreign) ATM usage is $3.00 per transaction. Please note that the debit card ordered with these accounts will be our standard debit card. To customize your order, please contact our Customer Service Center at 1-888-692-2654 upon completing your account process.

Participating merchants on BaZing are not sponsors of the program, are subject to change without notice, may not be available in all regions and may choose to limit deals.

Attention: When opening an Online Account, your digital access will be limited to read-only. If you need immediate access, please contact our Customer Service Center for verification. Otherwise, a member of our team will reach out to you on the next business day after account opening at the number provided at account setup.