Here is a simple review of the credit unions and banks that offer free checking accounts in the state of Alaska.
Anchorage : First National Bank Alaska offers First Investment Account, First Rate Checking, Business Independence and Business First Checking.
Anchorage, Eagle River, Wasilla: Northrim Bank‘s simple checking comes without any monthly service fee.
Anchorage: True North Federal Credit Union‘s Express Checking and Electronic Express account come with zero monthly service fee! TNFCU has branches in Juneau, Fairbanks and Anchorage, AK.
Eagle River: Denali Alaskan Federal Credit Union offers a total free checking option without any monthly maintenance fee in Anchorage and Eagle River, AK.
Fairbanks, North Pole and Delta Junction: Mt. McKinley Bank‘s Edge Checking is totally free. And the Money Market Plus account has no service charge too.
Fairbanks: Spirit of Alaska Federal Credit Union offers five personal checking options without monthly service charge in Fairbanks, AK. They are Youth Pocket Cache Checking, Choice Checking, Prestige Checking, miMoney Checking and E-Z Checking. Some the checking accounts can earn interest at APR of 1.25%.
Juneau: First Bank‘s student anytime checking comes with no monthly service fee!
Sitka, Juneau : Alaska Pacific Bank‘s Basic Checking does not require monthly service fee.
Kenai, Soldotna, Ketchikan: Alaska USA Federal Credit Union‘s Convenience Checking, Relationship Checking and Investor Checking will not require the monthly service fees if you have recurring direct deposits to the checking or maintain a high balance.
KeyBank offers privilege select checking account, student checking accounts and access accounts without monthly service fees!