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Great rates and exceptional service make up who we are.

As a member, you'll find that you're more than a number to us. We work hard and show up every day to provide you with all the financial products and services that you will need on your financial journey. Membership with us comes with more than just an account number. It's a relationship with an institution that cares about you.

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Our free checking account can earn you 3.50% APY.1

Ascend Checking is the account that pays you back for using it. You can earn dividends on balances up to $15,000 by meeting these requirements each month:

  • enroll in eStatements
  • make at least 20 debit card purchases
  • have at least one direct deposit of $250 or greater

There are no additional fees if you don't meet those requirements, and no minimum deposit is required. Plus the account comes with countless other free features. 

Always free with Ascend Checking: Online and Mobile Banking
Mobile Deposit
Debit Card
Contactless Payment
Mobile Wallet
Credit Score Monitoring
No Check Writing Fees
Video Banking
Free Access to over 55,000+ ATMs through Allpoint
Shared Branching

Serving members since 1938

In 1938, we put down roots to help our members succeed. Over 80 years later, we have stayed true to our ideals of working hard for our members. As a member, you'll find our focus is helping you reach your financial goals through our competitive dividend and loan rates and exceptional member service. We serve more than 100,000 members across Idaho, Washington, and Oregon, making access to your accounts easy with over 25 branches and convenient Online and Mobile Banking.

We know you're working hard to reach your goals. We're here to help you get there.

1 APY=Annual Percentage Yield. Qualifiers to earn interest on Ascend Checking must be enrolled in eStatements with a valid email and have 20 transactions on your Ascend Checking Account debit card, excluding transactions at ATMs and one monthly direct deposit of more than $250. Requirements are calculated for each calendar month. 3.50% APY applies to the first $15,000. Balances over $15,000 earn .21%-3.50% APY. If the account requirements are not met, the rate will be 0.00% APY. No minimum balance is required to earn APY. Rates may change after account opening. Fees may reduce earnings. APY accurate as of 03/01/23.