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With the Performance Select checking account, you have access to our highest level of rewards and benefits. Earn more, save time and money, and gain control with a host of convenient features and options.
No monthly service charge if you meet any ONE of the following requirements:
Otherwise, the monthly service charge for Performance Select Checking is $25.
Earn cash back with PNC Purchase Payback and your PNC Bank Visa Debit Card
Simply visit your Rewards Center in Online Banking and activate the offers you want; then shop or dine using your PNC Bank Visa Debit Card and follow the instructions on the offer. The cash you earn is then deposited into the account you choose. The more you use your card for purchases, the more offers you'll see.
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Earn a higher relationship rate on your linked Premiere Money Market and Standard Savings account when you set up a qualifying monthly direct deposit of $5,000 to a Performance Select Checking account OR make at least 5 qualifying purchases in a month with your PNC Debit Card or a linked PNC Visa® Credit Card.
Direct Deposit - Sign up to have your payroll, pension, Social Security, or any regularly received income deposited directly to your account. Learn More »
Overdraft Protection - Safeguard your checking account by linking it to a Protecting Account - another PNC checking, savings, money market, credit card or line of credit. When there are insufficient funds in your account to pay for an item, funds can automatically transfer from the Protecting Account to cover your payments. Learn More »
PNC Bank Visa Debit Card - The PNC Visa Debit Card is the easiest way to pay, right from your checking account. Safer than cash, faster than writing checks, and every purchase can be tracked online or on your monthly statement. Learn More »
Auto Savings - Make automatic transfers from your PNC checking to your PNC savings or money market account. You choose the amount you want to transfer and how often. Learn More »
Automatic Check Reorder - Automatic Check Reorder is a free service available to PNC personal checking and money market account customers who order their checks through one of PNC's primary check vendors. Learn More »
Checking Imaging - With online check image access through PNC Online Banking, you can click to view, print or download the information you want. Learn More »
Online and Mobile Banking - Simplify the way you manage your finances with PNC Online Banking. Check your balances & recent transactions, pay your bills, move money between your accounts, & even send money to your friends and family whenever you like. Learn More »
PNC Voice Banking - Get immediate access to a variety of PNC Bank account related information right over the phone. It's free, easy, and secure. There's no waiting for a consultant with our automated response system, and it is available anytime - nights, weekends, and even holidays. Learn More »
In addition to basic name and address information, you’ll need:
Note – if applying for a joint account, you’ll need the address, Social Security number and government ID information for the joint applicant as well.
For additional information, see the Virtual Wallet Features and Fees or Consumer Schedule of Service Charges and Fees.
Covers up to $10,000 out of pocket expenses incurred to regain your identity and to repair your credit. Certain restrictions and deductibles apply. See the Summary Description of Benefits for the Personal, Internet and Identity Coverage Master Policy for details. Coverage applies to Primary Checking account only, not to additional checking, savings or money market accounts.
Offers are available from participating merchants. Your personal banking information is not shared with the merchants participating in PNC Purchase Payback. Whether you receive offers may depend on using your PNC Visa Card, or where you use your PNC Visa Card to make purchases. Not everyone will get the same offer.
When depositing checks at an ATM, you may receive an offer to choose PNC ExpressFunds, an optional service that makes your funds available faster for certain purposes. There is a fee for this optional service. If you decline the offer, you will still be able to make your deposit.
If the money market or savings account receiving the service charge waiver is closed, the monthly service charge for another linked Standard Savings or Premiere Money Market account will be waived. If there are multiple linked Standard Savings or Premiere Money Market accounts, PNC will select an account considering the following factors, in order of priority: a) accounts that are not already receiving a longer-term service charge waiver; b) the account with the highest monthly service charge amount, and c) the account most recently opened. You may change the account that receives the service charge waiver at any time.
PNC deposit accounts eligible to be linked include consumer checking, savings, money market, certificates of deposit and retirement certificaties of deposit. Any PNC Investment (PNCI) asset where PNCI is the broker-dealer of record is eligible to be included in the combined average monthly balance requirement; assets managed under a figuciary relationship with PNC Wealth Management are not included. Some accounts may not be eligible to be included in the combined average monthly balance requirement based on titling structure, product type or other constraints. A maximum of ten (10) linked PNC accounts, including this account, may be included in the combined average monthly balance relationship. See our Account Agreement for Personal Checking, Saings and Money Market Accounts, "Interest Payment and Balance Computation" section for details. We will deteremine the combined average monthly balance using the most current statement period balance on linked deposit accounts as of the day before this account cycle.
In order to qualify for a Relationship Rate, you must have a linked checking account (for the Performance Checking Relationship Rate, you must have a linked Performance Checking or Virtual Wallet® with Performance Spend; for the Performance Select Checking Relationship Rate, you must have a linked Performance Select Checking or Virtual Wallet with Performance Select) and meet one of the following requirements:
(A qualifying direct deposit is a recurring electronic deposit made by an employer or an outside agency. Transfers made from one account to another or deposits made via a branch, ATM, online transfer, mobile device or the mail are not eligible to meet this requirement.)
Starting with the calendar month following when you open your Premiere Money Market account, and monthly thereafter, whether the account earns the variable Standard or Relationship Rate for the entire calendar month will be determined on the first of the month based upon the number of qualifying transactions or direct deposit requirement from the previous calendar month.
If there are changes to your linked checking account (it is closed, changed to a new account type or no longer linked to your Premiere Money Market account), you may no longer qualify for a Relationship Rate, or the rates may otherwise change to those in effect at the time of the change.
We will only link accounts at your direction. If you have not directed PNC to link another account to your Virtual Wallet, the accounts will not be linked and you will not receive a relationship rate, applicable waivers of monthly service charges, or other relationship benefits on your unlinked PNC accounts. The requirement that you direct us to link accounts in order for you to receive benefits applied to all of your PNC accounts.
In order to qualify for the Relationship Rate for Standard Savings, you must have a linked Standard Checking, Performance Checking, Virtual Wallet with Performance Spend, Performance Select Checking or Virtual Wallet with Performance Select and meet any one of the following requirements:
(A qualifying debit card purchase is defined as any debit card purchase made at point of sale using your signature PIN, or a purchase made electronically or online using your debit card number, including recurring payments.)
Starting with the calendar month following when you open your Standard Savings account, and monthly thereafter, whether the account earns the variable Standard or Relationship Rate for the entire calendar month will be determined on the first of the month based upon the number of qualifying transactions or direct deposit requirement from the previous calendar month.
If you or we make changes to your linked checking account (it is closed, changed to a new account type or no longer linked to your Standard Savings account), you may no longer qualify for a Relationship Rate.
A qualifying direct deposit is a recurring electronic deposit made by an employer or an outside agency. Transfers made from one account to another or deposits made via a branch, ATM, online transfer, mobile device or the mail are not eligible to meet this requirement.
Accounts eligible for inclusion in the combined average monthly balance requirement calculation include PNC consumer checking, savings, money market, certificate of deposit and/or retirement certificate of deposit. Some accounts may not be eligible to be included in the combined average monthly balance requirement based on titling structure, product type or other constraints. A maximum of ten (10) linked PNC accounts, including this account, may be included in the combined average monthly balance relationship. Customer must request account be linked to receive relationship benefits.
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