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Smart and Simple

Not only does Perform Checking pay you dividends, this account also gives you access to MAX's exclusive high-yield Performance Money Market Account and a whole list of complimentary services! 

Perform checking with MAX:

  • Free MAX checks
  • Free copies of checks
  • MAX Visa® Check Card
  • Opt-in overdraft protection
  • Five refunded ATM network fees ($1 each) per month on transactions you make at non-MAX ATMs

To open an account online, select the option below that best describes what you'd like to do. If you have any questions, give us a call at 334-215-4705 or 800-776-6776 between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM CST, Monday through Friday.

Open a New Account

  • You must be a U.S. citizen or resident alien and 19 years of age or older.
  • You must have a U.S. address and Social Security number, as well as, one of the following: a driver`s license, U.S. passport, or state-issued ID.
  • You must also have a valid email address.
Begin Account Application  →

Perform Checking is the best choice for anyone looking to earn the maximum interest, with minimal fees.

Amber Beasley , Sales & Service Manager

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MAX Employee


  • Minimum Age Icon

    Minimum age 14***

  • Shield Icon

    Overdraft protection

  • Mobile Banking Icon

    Free mobile, online, and text banking

  • Debit Card Icon

    Free debit card

  • Online Bill Pay

    Free online bill pay

  • Virtual Wallet Icon

    Virtual wallet access: Apple Pay, Android Pay, or Samsung Pay

  • Free copies of checks icon

    Free copies of checks

  • Owl Icon

    Smartfolio: A personal finance manager

  • 24/7 Telephone Banking icon

    24-7 Telephone Banking

  • E-Statements icon

    Free eStatements

  • No per check charges icon

    No per check charges

  • Smart Plus Debit Rebates

    Smart Plus debit rebates

*** With a qualified guarantor.

Ready To Apply?

Become a part of MAX and know what it means to manage your finances the smart and simple way. Open your account online, by phone, or at one of our convenient locations.

Open a Perform Checking Account  →