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Checking account options for every stage of life.

Giving you what you want: options. Choose from five checking accounts that we’ve intentionally designed to be the very best options in Abbeville County. Whether you’re looking for a basic free checking account, or something more robust that will pay you one of the highest interest rates in Abbeville County, we’ve got you covered.

And HopeSouth now offers CardValet, the free mobile app that allows you to control spending and card usage on the go!

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Don’t believe we have the BEST checking account options in Abbeville County?

We’ve done the research for you! Compare our account with others offered within our community with the side by side comparisons below.

Comparison Chart
Checking Account Type 032417_HopeSouth_Logo_White Abbeville First Bank Abbeville Community FCU South State Bank First Citizens Bank
Free/Basic Checking $100 minimum deposit to open, no minimum daily balance, remote deposit capture, no fees, and 1 box of free checks. $25 minimum to open, no minimum daily balance No minimum balance, no fees, interest paid on balance of $500 or more No minimum balance, no monthly fee ($5) if enrolled in eStatements, no interest $50 minimum deposit. Avoid the $8 monthly fee if enrolled in e-statements
Greater Advantage $200 minimum opening balance & has remote deposit capture Minimum $50 deposit to open and $5 monthly service fee X $25 to open, $3,500 minimum daily balance, $15 fee if monthly requirements not met, earns interest, free checks $100 minimum deposit. Avoid the $50 monthly service fee with average monthly deposit of $100,000 or more
Student Checking $100 minimum deposit to open, remote deposit capture, no minimum, no fees, and pays no interest. X X $3 monthly fee if not enrolled in eStatements, no interest X
Money Market Minimum of $1,500 to open, 1% APY* up to $15,000, no fees, 1 box of free checks, remote deposit capture, 10 debit card transactions per month and direct deposit to qualify for 1% APY. 7 free withdrawals per month, $100 daily minimum balance to avoid the $5 monthly service charge, maintain $10,000 daily balance to earn interest X $50 to open account, earns interest, $5,000 minimum daily balance, $15 monthly fee if minimum is not met, 6 checks/withdrawals a month, $10 excess activity fee for greater than 6 withdrawals X
Fresh Start $100 minimum deposit to open. The Fresh Start account is for those who are serious about seeking a better financial future. This account does have a monthly maintenance fee. X X X X
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