Open a new Freedom Checking account and get $200 when you have your paychecks direct deposited.*

Fill your tank and enjoy a little extra spending money as you head to your favorite fall destinations!


Free Checking - plus easy-to-use digital tools that put all your account information at your fingertips.

Freedom Checking has no monthly fee and free digital tools like mobile banking, mobile check deposit and our Online Money Management Tool to make banking on the go and tracking your spending easier than ever!

Use the promo code Freeway200 when you open your account.


Getting started is easy! You'll need:

  1. Social security number
  2. Government issued ID (e.g. driver’s license)
  3. Minimum deposit

Open Freedom Checking!

*Annual Percentage Yield (APY) effective as of May 3, 2022, and may vary after account opening. Freedom Checking: under $5,000 APY is 0.00%, $5,000 and over is 0.01%; Customer must open a new consumer checking account with funds from sources other than Washington Trust. Two direct deposits credited from payroll, social security, pension, or other government benefits are required within 90 calendar days of the account opening date. Deposits from PayPal®, Venmo®, and Zelle® do not qualify. After the second direct deposit has been credited to your account, Washington Trust will make a $200.00 deposit within 10 calendar days. For additional information, please refer to the Consumer Terms and Conditions of your account.

Minimum balance to open account is $50. Limited to one cash deposit bonus per tax reported owner per account. Not available to customers who received a cash deposit bonus on a previous Washington Trust account within the last two years of account opening date. Offer is for a limited time and may be withdrawn at any time. Subject to 1099 reporting. Fees may reduce earnings.