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SafeGuard Checking

Safety is the top priority with a SafeGuard Checking Account through Partners 1st. This account provides top-of-the-line fraud protection for our members.

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SafeGuard Checking Account

You should never have to feel your money isn't safe. Partners 1st's SafeGuard Checking raises the bar in fraud protection, offering fully managed identity fraud research, remediation and recovery services along with lost wallet/lost document replacement services.

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Fraud Defender

Fraud Defender is a fully managed identity theft recovery program that takes the work out of identity theft recovery. Included with your SafeGuard Checking account, Fraud Defender offers one-on-one help from a professional recovery advocate should you ever experience identity theft. Learn more about Fraud Defender here.

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Benefits of Opening a SafeGuard Checking Account :
  • Free
    FREE checks (one box per year), credit score access (no less than twice per year), ATM card, 1st Online - Home Banking, mobile check deposit, online bill pay, e-statements, viewing of cleared checks, and access to Partners 1st's Small Change program
  • Money
    No minimum balance requirements
  • Forever
    Unlimited check writing and teller transactions
  • Atm
    Up to six FREE ATM withdrawals per month

A monthly service fee will be deducted automatically from your S8 SafeGuard checking account based on your Partnership Level. Level 1 = $0 monthly; Level 2 = $2 monthly; Level 3 = $3 monthly.

A balance inquiry fee at ATMs will apply based on your Partnership Level: No charge for Partnership Level 1 members; $.25 for Level 2; $.50 for Level 3.

Open an Account

Protect yourself with a SafeGuard Checking Account! Call us at 800-728-8943 or 260-471-8336 or visit your local Partners 1st branch today to get started.