Checking and Savings


High Rate CheckingSM

It’s hard to find a better checking account!

Open a Checking Account

Already have an LGE checking account? Convert to High Rate Checking today by logging in to Online Banking, selecting the "More" tab, and choosing the High Rate Checking option.

  • Pays a high rate, up to 1.50% APY*, when you meet certain criteria**
  • No minimum balance
  • No monthly fee for a VISA® debit card
  • A refund of up to $10 of domestic ATM surcharge fees*
  • A refund of all non-LGE ATM fees*
  • Free eStatements
  • Free Online and Mobile Banking, Mobile Apps, and Memberline (24-hour automated phone banking system)
  • Free Bill Pay
  • Free checks for members 55 and up**
  • No per-check fees
  • Free notary service and signature guarantees (by appointment only)

Simply meet these criteria to enjoy all the benefits of this account!

  • Log on to Online Banking, Mobile Banking, or a Mobile App at least once a month.
  • Receive eStatements in lieu of paper statements.
  • Provide and maintain a valid email address.
  • Have at least one monthly direct deposit into the account or one monthly automatic payment from the account. (Transfers between LGE accounts and Bill Pay transactions do not satisfy this requirement.)
  • Perform any combination of 20 or more LGE debit card and/or LGE credit card transactions that post during the month with an aggregate total of $250.00 or more (excluding ATM transactions and credit card cash advances).

Remember that if you sign up for High Rate Checking, you can still use checks but need to use your debit card or credit card as described above to qualify for the high rates.

Re-ordering checks

To re-order checks, please log in to Online Banking and choose "Order Checks" from the "More" tab. You can also contact us at 770-424-0060.

Membership eligibility and base savings account that keeps a $5 minimum balance required.
The requirements to earn the higher rate on this account may change at any time.

* APY = Annual Percentage Yield. Refer to the Checking Rates page for additional conditions.
** This benefit is available if you meet the qualifications described above. All other benefits are available regardless of whether you meet the criteria. Note that accounts that do not meet the criteria do not earn dividends that month.
*** Free check offer applies only to one box of duplicate Gray Smoke Alliance style checks per year for your eligible checking account. CheckProtect shipping fee and taxes apply to all check orders. Your LGE checking account will be debited within 10 days after shipment.

Free Youth Checking

LGE Community Credit Union recognizes the importance of developing good financial habits early. Members ages 16-17 with proper government-issued I.D. can enjoy Simply Checking or High Rate Checking, which includes a free Visa® debit card.