It’s still possible to find free checking accounts. You just have to know where to look. Many online banks offer legitimately free, FDIC-insured (up to $250,000 per account) accounts with few restrictions and plenty of sweeteners. Some even pay noticeable interest.
Credit unions offer cheap checking <> Thinking about moving your checking account to dodge fees? You're twice as likely to find free checking at a credit union than a bank, according to a new study by Bankrate.com.