Skip to main content

Life Essentials Checking®

The basics you need for life – and more.

Anywhere Banking Tools

  • Free 24/7 online banking, bill pay, mobile banking and debit card
  • Free access to your checking account at over 30,000 CUAnytime® Network ATMs, and access at every US Eagle Location
  • Free debit card replacement
  • CardHero® (use your credit union mobile app to turn-off your debit card if lost or stolen)

Mobile Phone Protection1,2,3

CellPhone
  • Receive up to $200 per claim (one claim per year) if your cell phone is broken or stolen when your cell service is paid through your US Eagle checking account

ID Theft Aid1,2,3

IDTheft
  • Identity Restoration & Payment Card Fraud Resolution
    • Receive expert help on fraud resolution & identity theft resolution if you become a victim of identity theft or financial fraud
  • $1,000 Personal Identity Theft Benefit1,2

Buyer’s Protection And Extended Warranty1,2,3

BuyersProtection
  • For the first 180 days after purchase of new items, including electronics and other consumer goods, using your US Eagle checking account:
    • Up to $2,500 protection per item for theft or accidental breakage

No Overdraft Fees!

  • Mistakes happen and we feel you shouldn’t be penalized for it.
  • We won't charge an overdraft fee.
  • Programs such as CourtesyPay can protect against insufficient funds when your checking account is overdrafted.4

Free Direct Deposit

  • Makes things easier with our free credit union direct deposit, and deposit your paycheck directly into your checking account with no additional fee. Download our direct deposit form to get started.

Free Credit Union e-Statements

eStatement
  • There shouldn’t be a fee for being Earth-friendly.
  • No fee for selecting paperless statements

$3 monthly fee. Fee waived if primary account holder is under 18,
over 65 or enrolled in e-statements.

Open Life Essentials Checking AccountQuestions?

1Mobile phone protection, personal identity theft benefit and buyer’s protection and extended warranty are subject to additional terms and conditions.

2Insurance products are not a deposit, not federally insured, not an obligation or guaranteed by US Eagle, its affiliates, or any government agency.

3Subject to the terms and conditions provided in the Guide to Benefits

4If you have Courtesy Pay, we may cover your charge up to $500 for members who’ve been with us up to five years and up to $1,000 for members who’ve been with us more than five years. All accounts in good standing are automatically enrolled in Courtesy Pay after 90 days of opening your checking account. US Eagle membership requirements include a $5 share deposit. You do have to choose to enroll in Courtesy Pay for debit card and ATM transactions separately. Again, there is no longer an overdraft fee for this service. Business checking accounts are not covered by Courtesy Pay.

Must meet qualifications to open US Eagle checking account including credit union membership by opening a $5 share account. All benefits inclusive based on checking account type. See US Eagle for complete details.


  • US Eagle Facebook
  • US Eagle Twitter
  • US Eagle Instagram
  • US Eagle Linkedin
  • US Eagle Snapchat