Earn up to 3.00% Annual Percentage Yield*.
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Real Rewards Checking^

For customers who prefer to earn 3.00% APY* on balances up to $15,000 if qualifications are met.

Interest Earned

  • Tier 1: An interest rate of 2.96% will be paid on the portion of your daily balances below $15,000.01. The APY* for this tier is 3.00%.
  • Tier 2: An interest rate of 0.010% will be paid on the portion of your daily balance that is equal to or greater than $15,000.01. The APY* for this tier will range from 0.40% to 3.00%, depending on the balance in the account.
  • When qualifications are not met during a Monthly Qualification Cycle**: The interest rate on the entire balance will be 0.010% with corresponding APY* in the range of 0.05% to 0.15%.
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Free Products and Services

Online Banking and Bill Pay YES
eStatements (Required) YES
Debit/ATM Card YES
Checks Processed Per Month UNLIMITED
Prearranged Overdraft Advance from Savings or Money Market YES


  • eStatements
  • Direct Deposit
  • 10 debit transactions posted and cleared per qualification cycle (PIN or signature)
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Real Rewards Checking Fees

Check Processing $0
Unsigned Check $10 per check
Overdraft Protection Line of Credit ^ $25 annual
Overdraft Protection Line of Credit Advance $6
Non-Nicolet Bank ATM transaction $0
Debit/ATM Card Replacement $5
Check Prices Ask your banker for details

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I open a new account?

You can open a new account by stopping in your local branch or by visiting the Nicolet National Bank website. Click the tab near the top that says "personal," then click on the type of account that you wish to open. Once you are on the product page, click the "open account" tab and follow the steps.

Where do I find my account number?

  1. Stop in your local branch, or call Customer Service at 1-800-369-0226 to request your account number.
  2. If you have checks, your account number is the second set of numbers on your check. It is usually a seven digit number.
  3. Your account number can be found in the BankNOW app by clicking into the account, under the name of the account. Preceding zeros can be removed.

How can I make a deposit into my account after bank hours?

  1. You can make a cash or check deposit to any account(s) linked to a debit card at Nicolet from select ATMs. Any deposit made after 8:30 p.m. CT will be processed the next business day. Please view our branch/ATM locations to locate the nearest deposit accepting ATM.
  2. You can deposit a check into your account(s) via the mobile BankNOW app. Log onto the BankNOW app, and click "Deposit" at the bottom. The cut-off time for making a mobile deposit is 5 p.m. CT. Any deposit made after or on a non-business day will be processed the next available business day.

How do I get a copy of my statement?

You can obtain a copy of your statement by stopping into your local branch, or through online banking. Click on the desired account within online banking and click "documents" at the top of the page. Verify that the filter is set to "account statements." 

Online statements are only available for accounts enrolled in electronic statements.

How do I order checks online?

You can order checks online by visiting the Deluxe Checks website, stopping in at your local branch, or by calling Customer Service at 1-800-369-0226. 

Does Nicolet provide blank checks (cashier’s checks) for their customers?

Nicolet does allow three free cashier’s checks per month for customers. We do not provide money orders.

Where are the Nicolet ATM’s located, and when would I be charged a fee?

Visit our Nicolet National Bank locations & ATM’s page to locate the closest Nicolet ATM near you. You can also click the “MoneyPass ATM” option on the Nicolet ATM page to find a list of non-Nicolet ATM’s that will not charge a fee.

How do I add or change beneficiaries on my accounts?

You can add or change beneficiaries on your accounts by stopping by your local branch to speak with a banker. To schedule an appointment, call Customer Service at 1-800-369-0226, or schedule on the website.

How can I update my personal information?

You can update your personal information by stopping in at your local branch, or through the profile tab in online banking.

Click here to view the Real Rewards Checking Terms and Conditions 

Rates last updated on 02/01/2024. Rates are subject to change without notice.

* Your stated APY (Annual Percentage Yield) is variable and may change at any time at the discretion of Nicolet National Bank. The disclosed APY assumes that interest will remain on deposit. Fees could reduce earnings and APY. Interest is compounded monthly. Interest is credited to your account monthly. We use the daily balance method to calculate the interest earned on your account. The daily balance method applies a daily periodic rate to the account balance each day.

** Each qualification cycle begins on the last business day of the month and ends on the second to last business day of the following month. For a complete calendar of qualification cycles view calendar above.

^Subject to credit approval.