BBVA Compass Easy Checking


Get a fresh start with Easy Checking

If you apply for a checking account and don't qualify, we can offer you a second chance with Easy Checking—an account designed to help you start moving your finances in the right direction.

You’ll get on-the-go, around-the-clock access to your account with complimentary Online and Mobile Banking. Plus, you can set up alerts so you’ll always know when your account balance is low—making it easier for you to avoid overdrafts and build a strong financial future.

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How to get started

We encourage you to first apply for our Free Checking account. If you do not qualify, you can apply for an Easy Checking account at a BBVA Compass branch or by calling 1-800-COMPASS.

An opportunity to upgrade after 12 months

You can request to upgrade your Easy Checking account to another BBVA Compass consumer checking account if, after 12 months, your account meets the following requirements:

  1. Your BBVA Compass Easy Checking account is in active status
  2. Your BBVA Compass Easy Checking account has a positive balance

Request an upgrade at a BBVA Compass branch location or by calling 1-800-COMPASS. An account upgrade opportunity—now that’s second chance banking!

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Features & Fees

Account Features

Account Fees

  • Monthly Service Charge: $13.95.
  • Paper Statements: You will automatically receive a paper account statement by mail for a fee of $3 per month. However, you can opt for free electronic account statements and eliminate the $3 paper statement fee when you turn off paper statements through Online Banking.
  • Personalized BBVA Compass Visa® Debit Card: $10 per card.
Printable Summary

View a printable summary of account services and fees with the BBVA Compass Easy Checking Account:

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Additional services available with this account

Overdraft Protection

Anyone can lose track of their spending and accidentally overdraw their checking account. But don't worry, we have financial tools to help you manage your account and overdraft programs designed to help protect you in the event of an overdraft.

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ClearBenefitsSM Program

Enroll in BBVA Compass ClearBenefitsSM and get benefits like roadside assistance, identity theft insurance, and cell phone protection. Plus, enjoy shopping discounts and price protection to help you keep more money in the bank. 

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With Easy Checking, you'll enjoy:

Details you need to make a smart decision

All checking accounts and Debit Cards are subject to approval, which may include credit approval. $25 minimum opening deposit required. Miscellaneous fees and service charges apply. Please refer to the Terms & Conditions for each product or service for additional details. Additional terms and miscellaneous fees may apply. Products, features, and benefits offered with accounts are subject to change at any time.

*Alerts: Alerts for card transactions and reward redemption are subject to service availability to your mobile device and cannot be guaranteed by BBVA Compass. Alerts are subject to merchant billing practices and may not be received until your card is charged for the purchase price.