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Founded in 1906, BLC Community Bank is one of the few remaining independent banks in Wisconsin. If you’re looking for the best checking accounts in Appleton and the Fox Valley, WI, we offer a variety of options to suit different needs. Not sure which checking account is right for you? Our friendly and experienced employees are here to help.

    Carefree

    Carefree Checking

    Looking for checking accounts in Fox Valley, Wisconsin? Our Carefree checking gives you everything you need and nothing you don’t, such as service charges.

    • No monthly service charge and no minimum balance requirement;
    • Unlimited check writing
    • Online/Mobile Banking
    • Bill Pay
    • BLC Debit card - a card to access your account wherever MasterCard is accepted
    • Free ATM card with no transaction fees assessed by BLC¹
    • Overdraft protection available
    • Free VISA TravelMoney® Cards¹
    • Direct Deposit
    • $25 minimum deposit required to open an account

    Our bankers are locally based in Appleton and the Fox Valley. We live and work in the same communities as you do. Partner with us for all your banking needs.

    CONTACT ONE OF OUR EXPERIENCED BANKERS TODAY!

    Have questions? Ready to open an account? Call us at (920) 788-4141 or fill out our Contact Us form for further information.

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    Carefree Interest

    Carefree Interest Checking

    Looking for interest checking accounts in the Fox Valley? With Carefree Interest Checking, you’ll enjoy all the features of our Carefree Checking account, plus the opportunity to earn interest on your balance.

    All the features of our Carefree Checking plus:

    • Earn 0.05% Annual Percentage Yield (APY*) interest with a $500.00 minimum daily balance.
    • If your balance falls below the minimum daily requirement during a statement period, a $5.00 service charge will be assessed.

    Our bankers are locally based in Appleton and the Fox Valley. We live and work in the same communities as you do. Partner with us for all your banking needs.

    CONTACT ONE OF OUR EXPERIENCED BANKERS TODAY!

    Have questions? Ready to open an account? Call us at (920) 788-4141 or fill out our Contact Us form for further information.

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    InterestPlus

    InterestPlus Checking

    Do you like earning more on your checking account? With our InterestPlus Checking, you can enjoy all the features of Carefree Checking plus the opportunity to earn a higher interest rate on your balance, plus refunds on non-BLC ATM fees up to $10.

    All the features of Carefree Checking plus earn interest and refunds on non-BLC ATM fees up to $10.

    How to qualify to earn interest:

    • Receive E-Statements
    • Have at least 12 debit card transactions post and clear
    • Have at least one direct deposit or ACH deposit

    What are the benefits?

    • 3.00% Annual Percentage Yield* on balances up to $20,000
    • 0.10% Annual Percentage Yield* on balances over $20,000
    • Up to $10 per month max refund on non-BLC ATM fees (foreign)

    If qualifications are not met during the statement period then 0.02% Annual Percentage Yield (APY*) applies to all balances. All qualifications must be met per statement period to receive benefits.

    Limit of one InterestPlus Checking account per consumer.

    Our bankers are locally based in Appleton and the Fox Valley. We live and work in the same communities as you do. Partner with us for all your banking needs.

    CONTACT ONE OF OUR EXPERIENCED BANKERS TODAY!

    Have questions? Ready to open an account? Call us at (920) 788-4141 or fill out our Contact Us form for further information.

    Contact Us

    Which account is right for me?

    BLC Community Bank offers several styles of checking accounts. Choose the type that fits your needs and visit us today to open your new account! Need help making the switch? Check out our switch kit.


    CarefreeInterestPlusCarefree Interest
    Unlimited Check WritingYesYesYes
    Online/Mobile BankingYesYesYes
    Debit CardYesYesYes
    Free Transactions at ATM Access Locations¹YesYesYes
    Bill PayYesYesYes
    Free VISA TravelMoney® Cards¹YesYesYes
    Direct DepositYesYesYes
    Overdraft Protection AvailableYesYesYes
    Earns Interestn/aYesYes

    Qualifications to Earn Interest (Per Statement Period)
    Minimum Balance to Obtain APYn/a$0$500
    Earns Interest*n/a
    Up to 3.00% APY ³0.05% APY
    E-Statements Requiredn/a
    Yes
    Number of Debit Card Transactionsn/a
    12
    Refund on Non-BLC ATM Fees (Foreign)n/a
    Up to $10
    Direct Deposit / ACH Requirementn/a

    Service Chargen/a

    $5 ²
     No minimum balance required, however, if statement balance is $0.00 on the last day of the statement period the account will close automatically.

    ¹ Third Party Rates may apply.

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