Howard Bank Adds Robust Unique Benefits to Personal Checking Accounts

New checking suite powered by BaZing provides an upgraded customer banking experience

BALTIMORE, MD, March 16, 2021Howard Bank, a community-focused commercial bank serving businesses, professionals and individuals, has launched three new personal checking accounts, combining flexible account options with Howard Bank’s signature personalized service. The new Extra+, Extra and Essential checking accounts build upon Howard Bank’s leadership in customer service and offer a unique combination of non-traditional banking features and benefits intended to help customers save money and promote the support of local business.

“Our new checking suite is part of our commitment to continuously enhance the customer banking experience,” said Drew McKone, Executive Vice President, Chief Deposit Officer at Howard Bank. “Customers can rely on Howard Bank for more than just traditional banking services. We prioritize building relationships to truly understand our customer’s financial needs and our new accounts help support these goals.”

All three accounts give customers access to Howard Bank’s Anywhere Banking Tools. Anywhere Banking Tools provide a variety of options for customers to bank how they prefer, including online banking, mobile banking, bill pay, mobile payments, eStatements and nationwide access to over 32,000 surcharge-free ATMs via the MoneyPass® network.

Extra+ and Extra checking introduce the HBExtras mobile app, powered by BaZing, to provide access to personal protection and money-saving benefits. HBExtras include personal identity theft reimbursement and aid in the event of identity theft, cell phone protection insurance, roadside assistance, travel accidental death insurance, a health savings card for preferred pricing on prescriptions, buyer’s protection and extended warranty when you make purchases on your Howard Bank debit card, and access to BaZing’s savings network with over 400,000 national and local discounts. Extra+ accounts get all of these perks and earn interest as well.

Essential checking offers just the essentials – Anywhere Banking Tools. Like the Extra+ account, the Essential checking account also offers simple ways to reduce or avoid the monthly service charge.

To learn more or sign up for Howard Bank’s flexible checking accounts, visit   

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