Why Crimson Checking?

Free ATMs Everywhere You Go
With an HUECU Crimson Checking Account, you will have the freedom to use any bank's ATMs completely free. Depending on which account you choose, you'll get anywhere from $10 to $50 in ATM surcharges automatically refunded each month.
Free Checking Made Easy
Our Crimson Checking Accounts were all designed with simple terms and minimal requirements to waive the monthly account fee. Based on your unique financial relationship, we will match you with an account that is easy to understand so that you can access all the valuable features at no cost.
Amazing Perks and Discounts
Crimson Checking is all about giving back to members who support the Credit Union. That's why we've included exceptional benefits such as Free Checks, discounted rates on Auto Loans, cash credits toward Credit Cards and Mortgages, bonus rates on CDs, and more!

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Find Out Which Account is Best For You

  Free ATMs &
Surcharge Refunds
Monthly
Fees2
Account
Features
Crimson
Elite
  • Unlimited Non-HUECU
  • Unlimited HUECU
  • Surcharge Refunds: $50
Waive $20 monthly fee with:
  • $5k in checking
        OR
  • $10k in total deposits
  • Earns Interest8
  • $300 Mortgage Closing Credit4
  • Discounted Auto or Personal Loan Rate w/ Auto Pay5
  • 2,500 bonus points on a new Platinum Rewards MasterCard®
  • Bonus Rates on CDs
  • One-Time add-on to CDs7
  • Unlimited Free Checks6
Crimson
Advantage
  • 10 Non-HUECU
  • Unlimited HUECU
  • Surcharge Refunds: $20
Waive $10 monthly fee with:
  • Direct Deposit1
  • $1,500 in checking
        OR
    $10k in combined loans & deposits
  • $100 Mortgage Closing Credit4
  • Discounted Auto or Personal Loan Rate w/ Auto Pay5
  • 1,500 bonus points on a new Platinum Rewards MasterCard®
  • Free First Order of Checks6
  • eStatements Required
Crimson
Essentials
  • 5 Non-HUECU
  • Unlimited HUECU
  • Surcharge Refunds: $10 with 10 debit card purchases
Waive $5 monthly fee with:
  • Direct Deposit1
        OR
  • 10 Debit Card purchases
  • Discounted Auto or Personal Loan Rate w/ Auto Pay5
  • 1,500 bonus points on a new Platinum Rewards MasterCard®
  • Free First Order of Checks6
  • eStatements Required
Basic9
  • Unlimited HUECU
n/a  

 

Attention Harvard Undergrads:
If you're looking for the best student banking experience, check out our College Life Account.

 

All HUECU checking accounts include:

 

Getting Started

When you're ready to make the switch to Crimson Checking, we're here to help. Call us at 617-495-4460, stop by any of our branch locations, or apply online today!

 

 

 

1. Direct Deposit determined by a single $200 incoming ACH within month.
2. Fees will be waived until the end of the first full calendar month after account opening.
3. Minimum Balance calculated as daily average.
4. Closing Credit cannot be combined with any other offer including First-Time Home Buyer Credit.
5. Loan rate discount only available at time of application and will be .25% off of the qualified Annual Percentage Rate.
6. Free checks includes standard check designs. Other designs available at additional cost.
7. One-time add-on cannot exceed original purchase amount.
8. Click here to view current checking rates.
9. Basic account is not a Crimson Checking and does not qualify for ATM benefits.