This is not your grandparents’ checking account.
After all, who writes checks anymore?
Keep track of your holiday spending, earning and giving! Avoid the seasonal sorrows and trust Upward to keep your accounts in check.
Our checking account empowers young people who live informed lives.
- Open a free account with any amount
- Earn awesome rewards1 (yeah, it’s like we pay you to bank here)
- Manage money easier and faster 24/7, 365 through our mobile app
Plus, experience all these amazing features:
Don’t wait for payday
Get your direct deposits up to 2 days early2
‘Can you Venmo me?’
Send and receive money fast using your Upward debit card directly with Venmo
Pick your favorite contactless payment
Make secure payment anywhere with Apple Pay®, Google PayTM or Samsung PayTM
Always be in control
Receive alerts and turn your debit card on/off on demand using Upward CardControls
No sneaky fees or minimums
You earned your money. You should keep it.
30,000+ no-fee ATMs
Use any CO-OP® ATM in the U.S. for free
1Members may choose to earn dividends, cash back or online purchase refunds. See upwardcu.org/kasasa-checking for more details. 2Only available on pending electronic deposits that are viewable within Upward Credit Union’s Online Banking. Pending dates on recurring deposits may vary from deposit to deposit. Upward Credit Union does not have access to future pending deposit information and does not control when electronic deposits appear in a pending status. Other exceptions may apply. See credit union for details. Federally insured by NCUA.