Freelancer Bank Account

Pay $0.00 in bank fees¹ with fee-free banking for freelancers at Amplify Credit Union.

Savings and Checking

High-Yield Savings Rate of 4.0% APY² Zero Transfer or Account Fees Zero Transaction Fees
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Business Banking

Banking for the self-employed

As an Austin-based credit union, we know the importance of independent contractors. That’s why we’re proud to offer fee-free banking to freelancers and self-employed workers across Central Texas.

Free Business Checking Account Benefits

Since 1967, we’ve worked hard to help small businesses bank with confidence. That’s why we offer a collection of checking and saving benefits that will help businesses of every size better serve their communities.

$0.00 in Fees

Avoid common surcharges like maintenance fees and overdraft fees with fee-free banking for businesses at Amplify.

Return on Savings

Our high-yield savings accounts and certificates of deposit provide freelancers with multiple competitive interest rates.

Free Overdraft Protection

Enjoy an extra layer of payment protection on debit cards, checks, and ACH transactions with our free overdraft protection program.

Debit Card Protection

Business debit cardholders are eligible for Mastercard’s ID Theft Protection™ and Zero Liability Protection programs.

Application Steps

Want to know more about the application process at Amplify? Below is a breakdown of each stage of the application process — from the initial contact form submission to the final onboarding experience.


You can also learn more about freelancer banking at Amplify by visiting Ask Amplify, our virtual help center.

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Our business is your success

If you would like to learn more about how Amplify can help your small business grow, then use this form to submit your name and contact information. A virtual banker will follow up within one (1) business day to discuss the application process and next steps.

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¹The term bank fees refers to any fees associated with the operation of personal or business deposit accounts. This includes savings accounts, checking accounts, certificates of deposit, and money market accounts. Bank fees does not refer to personal, commercial, or real estate loan products, or to third-party services offered through Amplify (such as wealth management or credit card services).

²APY is Annual Percentage Yield and accurate as of 08/15/2023 and is subject to change without notice.

Please refer to the Share Account Rate DisclosureCertificate Account Rate Disclosure, and Beneficial Owner Disclosure for further information relating to the above products. See Business Fee Schedule & Rate Schedule for current rates and fees.