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General Accounts

Looking to Open an Individual or Joint Account? We Make It Easy.

Individual and Joint accounts can all be completed online. The application is straightforward and takes 5 to 10 minutes. We've listed the information you’ll need to open your new account below,
so go ahead – get started, let us know if you have any questions.

Individual

Account owned by one person.


Information you'll need:

Social security number and drivers license of the individual.


Paperwork:

None. This account type can be opened completely online.

Joint Account: Right of Survivorship

An account equally and undividedly owned by two or more people.


Information you'll need:

Date of birth, social security number and drivers license of the individual.


Paperwork:

None. This account type can be opened completely online.

Joint Account: Tenants in Common

An account owned by two or more people in which the percentage ownership of interest in the account is equally divided.


Information you'll need:

Date of birth, social security number and drivers license for each owner.


Paperwork:

None. This account type can be opened completely online.

Joint Tenants in the Entirety

Exclusively for married couples, an account in which owners have an equal and undivided ownership interest. Property cannot be used to pay for the debts of one of the account owners. Not available in all states.


Information you'll need:

Date of birth, social security number and drivers license of the individual.


Paperwork:

None. This account type can be opened completely online.

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  • No Minimum Funding Requirements
  • Simple Account Transfer Process
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