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Checking

Checking options that make depositing and using your money safe and easy.

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Safe, convenient and full of the benefits that you need to uncomplicate your life.

Ways to open

Ready to apply online?

  • Securely open your new account in under 10 minutes.
  • You will need a valid Driver's License or State ID, your social security number and be 18 years or older.
  • You can fund your account using a debit card or transfer from another bank.

The closest bank is now in your hand

Deposits checks on-the-go

Using the People’s United Mobile Banking App, depositing checks has never been easier. Simply take a photo of the front and back of your endorsed check and submit it for processing. You will get an email confirmation that it has been received and when it’s approved. It's fast and free with your mobile device.

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Instantly control your debit card

Misplaced your card? Instantly turn it off. Don’t make online purchases? Disable that. With the People’s United Mobile Banking App, you have complete control over your debit card. When you enable Card Controls through the People’s United Mobile Banking App, you control when, where and how your debit card can be used.

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Send and receive money from almost anyone

Have you ever needed to pay a friend back for lunch? With the People’s United Mobile Banking app, you can use our easy and secure Person-2-Person Pay feature to send money from your checking account without exchanging checks, cash or account numbers. And you can receive money too!

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Debit card alerts keep you in the know

Decide which types of transactions to be notified about, including online purchases and ATM withdrawals. Notifications must be enabled on your device and for the People’s United Mobile Banking app to receive your alerts. Alerts are effective immediately, and can be changed at any time.

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Enjoy cash back rewards*
on debit purchases

Simply use your People's United Debit Card at participating merchants and in a few days your cash back reward will be automatically credited directly to your People's United Bank checking account.

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Mastercard® Debit Cards

A convenient way to pay for everyday purchases at stores, restaurants, supermarkets or any of the millions of locations that accept Mastercard® Debit Cards.

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