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Premier Checking 

Enjoy the privileges of our highest-level relationship account.  With Premier Checking, you'll enjoy preferred rates, fee waivers and absolutely no account fees when you maintain a $25,000 combined balance.1

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Free 24-hour banking

Free Eastern HomeConnect® online banking – bank and pay bills anytime online 

Free mobile banking – Stay connected to your accounts

Free non-Eastern ATM transactions and full reimbursement of other banks’ surcharges.

Free Eastern Bank Debit Gold MasterCard® for banking and shopping convenience

Higher purchase and withdrawal limits

Purchase Assurance and Extended Warranty

Master RoadAssist®

MasterAssist® Travel Assistance Services

Preferred rates

Get higher rates on CDs and money market accounts.

Save with discounted loan rates and on select loans with autopay.2

Fee waivers

No fees for overdrafts, stop payments, wire transfers, automatic balance protection and other services

Free Premier Money Market account

Free standard checks or $12 off another order

No annual fee for Cash Reserve overdraft protection or home equity loans 3

No annual or distribution fees for IRAs

Insurance discounts available through Eastern Insurance

Free foreign currency exchange

No fee for bank checks (money orders, treasurer’s checks)

Free American Express travelers checks, gift checks and gift card.

Other benefits $20 annual discount on safe deposit box rental
 
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The combined balance is required for Premier Checking. There is no monthly service fee, but the account will be changed to Free Checking if the combined balance requirement is not met. The combined balance includes balances in checking, savings and money market accounts, CDs, IRAs, and consumer loans (excluding mortgages and Eastern Bank auto loans secured directly through the auto dealers).

2 Preferred rates available on select deposit accounts and select loan accounts with autopay.  All loans are subject to credit approval.

3 Cash Reserve and equity lines of credit are available for qualified applicants.

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Account Fees

Monthly fee $0
Minimum balance to qualify $25,000 combined balance 1
Minimum opening deposit $500

1 The combined balance is required for Premier Checking. There is no monthly service fee, but the account will be changed to Free Checking if the combined balance requirement is not met. The combined balance includes balances in checking, savings and money market accounts, CDs, IRAs, and consumer loans (excluding mortgages and Eastern Bank auto loans secured directly through an auto dealer).




























 

Get more out of your Premier Checking relationship with these services

Eastern Bank Gold Debit MasterCard®
Take advantage of a smart and convenient way to shop with an Eastern Bank Debit MasterCard. You can use it to pay for purchases at millions of locations worldwide: anywhere MasterCard debit cards are accepted.

Eastern HomeConnect®
Bring your account information to your fingertips – 24/7. View account activity, transfer funds, pay bills, see check images, and more from any computer with Internet access.

Eastern Bank Mobile Banking
With Mobile Banking, you can use your wireless device to view account balances and activity, pay bills, transfer funds between your Eastern Bank accounts and find Eastern Bank offices and ATMs.

Overdraft protection
Protect yourself against expensive overdrafts by signing up for Cash Reserve overdraft protection – available for qualified applicants.

Direct deposit
Eliminate trips to the bank by having your pay automatically deposited to your account each payday. Direct deposit is safer and more convenient than receiving a paper check and your funds will be available immediately on your payday.

Scheduled transfers
We make it easy to save for anything from future purchases to vacations by setting up a regular transfer from your Eastern Bank checking account to your Savings account. Setting up an automatic transfer takes the work out of saving and gives you the chance to pay yourself first.

Combined statement
Simplify your finances by combining all of your Eastern Bank account information onto one statement. You’ll receive all of your balance and transaction information at the same time each month.

Premier Money Market
Take advantage of our best rates to grow your savings. We make it convenient, easy, and free to have funds from your checking account automatically transferred to your money market account.







 

 













 

Three Easy Ways to Apply

Online: Use our online application.

By phone: Call 1-800-EASTERN (327-8376).

At any Eastern Bank branch: Use our branch locator to find one near you.