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NEW: Earn % APY with Laurel Road High Yield Savings – our highest rate ever! Learn more here.

Laurel Road Checking®

Online checking with rewards tailored to your needs.

You’ve got choices. With our new Loyalty Checking account, you can earn cash rewards with your qualifying direct deposits, or you can lower your student loan refi rate when you open a Linked Checking account during refinance.

Smart Checking Solutions

Get rewarded with everyday checking.

Laurel Road Loyalty CheckingSM

Get paid each month with cash rewards.

Earn simple cash rewards, every month, just for setting up qualifying direct deposits.

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Laurel Road Linked Checking®

Save on your student loans with refi rate discounts.

Lower your student loan refi rate with monthly discounts for qualifying direct deposits.

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Benefits of Laurel Road Checking

Full-service checking with the convenience of a digital bank.

Mobile Check Deposit

Deposit your checks on-the-go.

40,000 No-Fee ATMs

Locate 40,000 KeyBank & All-point ATMs.1

Send Money with Zelle®

Easily send money to family & friends.2

Bank Securely

Deposits are FDIC insured up to $250,000. KeyBank, N.A. Member FDIC.3

Online Bill Pay

Pay your bills from anywhere, anytime.

No Monthly Fees

No monthly maintenance fees or minimum balance requirements.

Laurel Road Mobile App

Bank On-the-Go. Anytime. Anywhere.

Get fast, easy, secure access to your Laurel Road accounts in one place: view account balances and activity, send and receive money with Zelle®, deposit checks, manage bill payments, and more—all available 24/7, right from your mobile device.

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Get Early Access to Your Pay

Access your pay – up to 2 days early4 with Laurel Road Checking.

With our Early Pay service, you can access certain direct deposits – like your paycheck – up to two days before your pay date, at no extra cost to you.

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All credit products are subject to credit approval

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please note that if you refinance qualifying federal student loans with Laurel Road, you may no longer be eligible for certain federal benefits or programs and waive your right to future benefits or programs offered on those loans. Examples of benefits or programs you may not receive include, but are not limited to, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Income-driven Repayment plans, forbearance, or loan forgiveness. Please carefully consider your options when refinancing federal student loans and consult Federal Student Aid for the most current information.

  1. No surcharge when using your Laurel Road debit card at KeyBank ATMs or Allpoint ATMs located within the 50 United States and Washington D.C. Click Here to Find Your ATMs

  2. Available to bank account holders in the U.S. only. If your recipient is not yet registered with Zelle, it could take between 1 and 3 days once they complete registration. To receive money in minutes, the recipient’s email address or mobile number must already be registered with Zelle. Zelle and the Zelle-related marks are wholly owned by Early Warning Services, LLC and are used herein under license.

  3. Deposits are insured up to $250,000. Laurel Road is a brand of KeyBank N.A. KeyBank is Member FDIC. To learn more, contact the FDIC toll-free at 1.877.ASK.FDIC (1.877.275.3342) or visit www.fdic.gov.

  4. The variable Annual Percentage Yield (APY) indicated is accurate as of today and is subject to change at any time. No minimum balance is required to earn the APY. Fees may reduce earnings on the account. For current rates visit laurelroad.com/high-yield-savings-account/#rates-fees-jump

This information is current as of March 30, 2021. Information and rates are subject to change without notice.