Military Checking

Checking account and CD benefits for our active service members.

Checking and CD benefits for active military members.

Are you currently serving in the military? Middlesex salutes you for your service to our country. At Middlesex, we want to make banking easier for servicemembers and their families. We understand how active-duty requirements and deployment can complicate banking matters. We’re committed to making banking easier for you.

The following services and benefits apply during your active duty.

  • No minimum balance requirements or monthly maintenance fees on personal checking accounts opened prior to active duty while you’re away
  • No safe deposit box delinquency fee. Safe deposit boxes cannot be drilled while military order is in effect
  • Waiver of early withdrawal interest penalties on CDs opened prior to leave
  • Free money orders
  • Free bank checks
  • No-fee wire transfers
  • No-fee stop payments
  • Free online banking
  • Free bill pay
  • Free telephone banking

Do you have any loans with us? If so, please refer to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) disclosure for more information about your protections while on active duty. SCRA benefits are available to “servicemembers” during their “period of military service” and sometimes for certain periods thereafter. Please contact Middlesex for more detailed information.
Already a Middlesex customer? You are eligible to receive these benefits on your existing Freedom Blue, Freedom Gold or Freedom Platinum Checking accounts. To begin receiving these benefits please provide us a copy of the active military orders.

Ready to get started? Open the checking account of your choice before your active duty, contact us to provide a copy of your military orders and start enjoying these benefits.

Other ways we’re committed.

  • Community involvement in programs that serve military personnel and veterans in our local communities
  • Actively recruit military servicemembers and veterans for career opportunities

Middlesex is a full-service bank serving individuals, families, and business owners throughout Massachusetts.

All accounts subject to approval. Benefits apply to accounts where the service member is the sole or joint accountholder. Proof of service required: For active military service members, please provide a military ID. All checking accounts and CDs will revert back to the then-current fee structure 60 days after the expiration date on the military orders. See Consumer Fee Schedule
  • Free online Bill Pay saves you time and money compared to writing out paper checks
  • A free debit Mastercard® is your key to making purchases at millions of merchants worldwide and making withdrawals at thousands of fee-free ATMs
  • Monthly e-Statements help you keep a close eye on important financial matters
  • Free text message banking for when you need quick information about your accounts