Merchants and Planters Bank has a wide variety of checking accounts to choose from, each tailored to meet the needs of our customers.

Get the details on our non-interest-bearing accounts and the varied interest-bearing checking accounts we offer:

Non-Interest-Bearing Checking

Interest-Bearing Checking


Not Sure Which Account is Right for You?

Let us help! We offer accounts for every stage in life. Check out our guide below, stop by one of our offices, or call us at (870) 523-3601 to speak with an experienced Customer Service Representative.


Is this your first checking account, or are you embarking on your new career path?

We'll make opening your account quick and easy!

Get all of the details and requirements for these types of accounts. Just click on one of the links below.

Regular Checking

Basic Checking

Student Checking


Are you net-savvy and interested in earning interest?

We have a variety of interest-bearing checking accounts for all income levels.

If you plan to maintain a balance of less than $25,000, look into our

E-Net Checking

If you're starting your account with more than $5,000 and want to earn interest on balances in excess of $25,000, check out our 

Investment Checking


Not web-ready but still looking for an account that earns interest?

You don't have to bank online to get a great rate.

Read more about the advantages that come along with our

Advantage Checking

If you are 55 or older, we have an account just for you! Check out our

Advantage Plus Checking


If you're ready to change banks, our Switch Kit makes it quick and easy. Download it now!

Switch Kit