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Welcome to Green Checking!

 Everyone uses their checking account differently.
That is why we have three options to meet your needs.  
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Basic Green

 Now Green

Extreme Green

This eStatement-receiving account gives you unlimited checking with no monthly fees and no surprise hidden charges.
Maintain a $1,000 balance, and your money earns more money for you! That’s it, no extra hoops. Go above and beyond what you would expect from a checking account, with rewards ranging
from cell phone protection to extra
savings at local stores.
Initial Deposit to Open $25 $1,000 $100
Monthly Fee
$0 $0*
$5 if balance is below $1,000.
(Fee waived if balance is over $25,000)
APY* Earned
0.08% APY
  • Earn 2.01% APY on account balances $1 - $10,000.
  • Earn 2.01% - 0.20% APY on additional balances OVER $10,000.
  • Earn .10% APY on all balances if qualifiers are not met
Free eStatements -
Secure access 24/7

Online & Mobile Banking
Plus: Online Bill Pay and Mobile Check Deposit
Instant Issue Debit Card
Finance Manager
ATM Fee Refunds

BaZing Savings

Cell Phone Protection1,2

ID Theft Aid1,2

Roadside Assistance

Health Savings Card

$10,000 Travel Accidental Death Coverage2

Monthly Qualifications to Receive Rewards: Account is free with eStatements.
Maintain a $1,000 balance.
  • Have at least 10 debit card transactions post & settle (Excludes ATM transactions)
  • Access Online Banking at least one time
  • Maintain a positive average daily balance
  • Receive direct deposit
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Welcome to Green Checking!

At Dieterich Bank, we understand that everyone uses their checking account differently. From free and unlimited checking to checking accounts with interest, our Basic Green, Now Green, and Extreme Green checking accounts offer three great options to meet a variety of needs.

Here’s what you’ll get with each account:
  • Online Banking - Access your account anytime, from any computer with Internet access.
  • Bill Pay - Decide which bills you want to pay and when.
  • eStatements - Skip the paper statement and go paperless with eStatements. 
  • Mobile Banking - Check balances, make transfers, pay bills, and deposit checks with your phone or tablet.
  • Instant Issue Debit Card - Receive your debit card at account opening and start using immediately.
  • Finance Manager - Track spending, set goals and establish budgets.
  • Excellent Customer Service - When you open a checking account with Dieterich Bank, you’ll find friendly employees who are ready and eager to help with your banking needs. Since 1909, we’ve been a dedicated community bank committed to innovation and growth that meets the needs of our customers. 

If you’re searching for “checking accounts near me,” we hope you’ll give us a try. With fourteen branch locations in Central and Western Illinois, as well as online and mobile banking for wherever you go, Dieterich Bank offers the genuine service of a community bank with the cutting-edge technology you’re looking for.

Need help deciding between our free checking and interest checking account options? Contact us today or visit your nearest branch in Belleville, Breese, Chester, Waterloo, Columbia, Dieterich, Edwardsville, Effingham, Lake Sara, Newton, Red Bud, St. Elmo, or Teutopolis, Illinois. Our knowledgeable staff can help you find the best account to meet your needs.

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    Extreme Green Checking is available only for residents of the following Illinois counties: Bond, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Madison, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Randolph, Richland, Shelby, St Clair, and Washington.

    *APY=Annual Percentage Yield. APYs accurate as of 7/1/2020. Rates may change after account is opened. Minimum to open is $25. If qualifications are met each monthly qualification cycle: (1) Domestic ATM fees incurred during qualification cycle will be reimbursed and credited to account on the last day of monthly statement cycle; (2) balances up to $10,000 receive APY of 2.01%; and (3) balances over $10,000 earn 1.99% - 0.20% interest rate on portion of balance over $10,000, resulting in 2.01% - 0.20% APY. If qualifications are not met, all balances earn 0.10% APY. Qualifying transactions must post to an account and settle during monthly statement cycle. Transactions may take one or more banking days from the date transaction was made to post to an account and settle . ATM-processed transactions do not count towards qualifying debit card transactions. ATM reimbursement cap is $15 per cycle .