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Affordable Advantage Checking

Enjoy all the basic transaction capabilities while protecting yourself from overdrafts.


  • $25 minimum balance to open
  • $5 monthly service charge

Apply in person

Take control of your spending:

Open with a minimum balance of $25.

Cut high costs with a low $5 monthly service charge.

Enroll in eStatements to waive $2 monthly paper statement fee.

Includes Simmons Bank Visa® debit card.

Works seamlessly with our Simmons Bank Mobile App.

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24-hour telephone banking

Call 877-245-1234 for deposits and loans, or 800-272-2102 for credit cards to access your account any time.

Simmons Bank savings
Simmons Bank Round-Up

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Mobile deposit

Save a trip to the bank. Deposit checks from your smartphone or tablet anytime, anywhere with no charge.{16}

Questions?
We're here to help.

In Person

Stop by a branch to talk with an advisor.

By Phone

1-866-246-2400
Monday–Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. CT
Saturday, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. CT

Affordable Checking FAQs:

There is a $5 monthly service charge for this account.

A minimum deposit of $25 is required to open this account.

Affordable Advantage Checking is a checkless checking account perfect for customers who will maintain a low balance and use this account primarily for check cashing and daily expenses.

You will typically receive your debit card in 3–5 business days from the date we verify your physical address.

Yes! Just add your Simmons Bank card to your smartphone and you're good to go!

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  • {97} Benefits and features are subject to customer qualification and approval by Simmons Bank.
  • {7} Simmons Bank Debit Card issuance is subject to customer qualification and approval by Simmons Bank.
  • {199} In certain situations your account may be overdrawn resulting in a negative account balance. For example, preauthorized debit card transactions; however, you will not be assessed an overdraft fee in these situations. It is advised to rectify the negative account balance once made aware of the overdraft.

  • {75} Transactions that involve a check (including written checks, check by phone or third-party authorizations that come through as a check) will not be honored regardless of account balance. Account transactions are limited to Debit card and ATM transactions, Online and Mobile Bill Pay, Online or Mobile Banking transfers.
  • {21} Available for personal accounts only.
  • {16} Data connection required. Wireless carrier fees may apply. Mobile deposit is available to Simmons Bank online and mobile banking customers who are at least 18 years of age and have the most recent Simmons Bank App for iPhone, iPad, or Android.

  • {102} Debit Card Fraud Alerts Program: All Simmons Bank debit card accounts are automatically enrolled in the real-time Fraud Alerts Program and are being actively monitored. If fraudulent charges are suspected, the cardholder will receive an introductory text message from Simmons Bank that offers the opportunity to opt out of future alerts. It is the cardholder's responsibility to keep contact information current. Messaging frequency depends on account activity. For more information, text HELP to 32874. To cancel fraud text messaging services at any time, reply STOP to any alert from your mobile device. For Fraud Alerts support, call 1-866-795-9410. By giving us your mobile number, you agree that Fraud Alerts text messaging is authorized to notify you of suspected incidents of financial or identity fraud. Release of Liability: Alerts sent via SMS may not be delivered if phone is not in range of a transmission site, or if sufficient network capacity is not available. Even within coverage, factors beyond the control of the carrier and for which the carrier is not responsible may interfere with message delivery.