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Sun City Banking Redefined: Checking Accounts in El Paso, Texas

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Living in El Paso, Texas can be a unique experience with so much history and nature to explore. Whether you’re trekking through the Franklin Mountains or exploring the shops downtown, your bank should be a companion—not a hindrance—as you embrace everything that El Paso has to offer. Armed Forces Bank’s   checking accounts are designed for Texans who want their banking experience to be as vibrant as the Sun City itself.

Why are checking accounts good for El Pasoans?

In El Paso, we know what it means to support each other through the good times and bad. That’s why Armed Forces Bank is more than just a financial institution. We’ve designed our checking accounts to be a customizable tool to help you reach your financial goals.

1. Quick access to funds

Why add to life’s hustle? Get your funds quickly. With Armed Forces Bank checking, you receive instant access to your money. So, whether you’re dancing the night away in a local bar or getting up early for the farmers market, you can easily tap into your funds whenever you need it.

2. Freedom to bank how you want

As Texans, we don’t like limitations, and Armed Forces Bank’s checking accounts are no exception. Enjoy unlimited transactions without fees for withdrawals, transfers, or balance inquiries when you visit ATMs in the MoneyPass® Network.1 With these hurdles lifted, you can enjoy banking however you want to!

3. On-the-go banking for your active lifestyle

We know the hustle and bustle of life in the panhandle means you don’t always have time to visit the bank. Armed Forces Bank is fully mobile2 and goes wherever you go, seamlessly joining you for all your adventures. It doesn’t matter if you’re visiting the Mountain Star or getting your favorite scoop at the Blue Bell Creamery, because checking your balance, paying bills, and even depositing checks3 are all conveniently at your fingertips.

4. Feel secure in your bank

The safety of your money is always a priority! Our Access Rewards Checking*+ account comes with advanced security features, like dark web monitoring and credit file and identity monitoring, ensuring your funds are protected while you soak in the local charm.

Which Armed Forces Bank checking account works best for me?

At Armed Forces Bank we have several checking accounts to choose from. Your decision mainly depends on your financial goals!  Want to cash in on some big rewards? Our Access Rewards Checking*+ account is perfect for those who want their money to work for them. And for those who drive frequently, you can save 5 cents on fuel at participating Shell stations.4 Not to mention, our rewards give you access to discounts at thousands of lending retailers.

Meanwhile, if growing your savings is more your speed, then our Access Investment Checking* account is a perfect fit for you. With its tiered rate structure, we ensure that larger balances grow at higher rates. You can also enjoy perks such as unlimited ATM fee waivers and a $250 discount on mortgage loan closing costs.

If neither of these accounts are the right fit, consider our Access Digital Checking* and Student Checking.* We have an account to meet everyone’s needs. Compare each of our checking accounts and find which one fits your lifestyle.

Living in El Paso is a one-of-a-kind experience. At Armed Forces Bank, we’re committed to ensuring your banking experience is just as exceptional. Our checking accounts are crafted for Texans who crave a bank as dynamic and supportive as the Sun City itself.

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1 No fees for withdrawals, transfers balance inquiries or denied ATM transactions at ATMs in the MoneyPass® Network if you have a MoneyPass® logo on the back of your card. MoneyPass® Network ATMs are within the U.S. only.

2 Message and data rates charged by your mobile carrier may apply.

3 Deposits are subject to verification and not available for immediate withdrawal. Deposit limits and restrictions apply.

4 Restrictions apply. See for details.

*Opening deposit required.  Monthly service charge applies. Closing new accounts within 90 days of opening will result in a $20 early closure fee.

INSURANCE DISCLOSURE: Insurance products are NOT insured by FDIC or any Federal Government Agency; NOT a deposit of or guaranteed by the bank or any bank affiliate. Coverage is provided through the company named in the Guide to Benefit or on the certificate of insurance