December 17, 2020

Bank Promotions in Wisconsin: January 2021

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View list of best Wisconsin bank promotions. See current active promos and new bonus offers from local Wisconsin banks, credit unions, and national banks.

Looking to open a new bank account in Wisconsin? Check out these promotions first. Many banks are offering bonuses up to hundreds of dollars when you open a new account.

Take note of the qualification requirements. Many offers require you to meet a certain opening deposit, minimum balance, and/or direct deposit requirements.

    PNC Bank: Virtual Wallet with Performance Select Checking - $400 Cash Bonus

    Earn $300 when you open a new Virtual Wallet with Performance Select checking account and make qualified direct deposits totaling $5,000 or more within 60 days of account opening. Bonus will be awarded within 60-90 days of meeting the requirements.

    Expires 2/1/2021

    Waukesha State Bank: Checking Account - $100 Bonus

    Open a qualifying checking account using promo code DDA100GEO21 and get $100 bonus. The $100 bonus is valid only for the following checking accounts: Free Checking with Direct Deposit, Simple Checking, Senior Advantage Checking, Advantage Plus Checking, Interest Checking, Student Checking and Value Added Checking Plus.

    Expires 12/31/2021

    Midwest One Bank: Personal Checking Account - $150 Bonus

    Open a new Power Checking account with a minimum opening deposit of $100. Earn $150 bonus when you qualify for Power Checking Rewards in one of the first three Power Checking qualification cycles (monthly statement cycle). To qualify for Power Checking Rewards you must fulfill the following requirements: enroll in electronic statements, make at least 15 debit card purchases, and make at least one direct deposit, auto debit from a third party, or online bill payment transaction post and clear to the account.

    Expires 12/31/2021
    HSBC
    Member FDIC

    HSBC Advance Checking - $200 Welcome Deposit

    Expires 3/31/2021
    • Get a $200 Welcome Deposit for eligible new customers who open a new HSBC Advance checking account and complete the following qualifying activities.
    • Open your new HSBC Advance checking account online by March 31, 2021; and
    • Make recurring monthly Qualifying Direct Deposits totaling at least $500 from a third party to your HSBC Advance checking account(s) for 3 consecutive calendar months from the second full calendar month after account opening
    • You will automatically receive the $200 Welcome Deposit in your new HSBC Advance checking account approximately eight weeks after completing all qualifying activities. It's that simple.
    • Deposit products are offered in the U.S. by HSBC Bank USA, N.A. Member FDIC.
    Chase
    Member FDIC

    Chase Total Checking® - $200 Bonus

    Expires 4/14/2021
    • Enjoy a $200 bonus when you open a new Chase Total Checking® account and set up direct deposit
    • Access to 16,000 Chase ATMs and more than 4,700 branches
    • Chase Mobile® app - Manage your accounts, deposit checks, transfer money and more -- all from your device.
    • Open your account online now
    • Available online nationwide except in Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. For branch locations, visit locator.chase.com.

Wisconsin Bank Promotions

These promotions are from smaller regional banks and credit unions. Regional banks often offer more competitive interest rates and fewer fees. If you're considering an offer, make sure you have access to branches and ATMs.

    PNC Bank: Performance Select Checking - $400 Cash Bonus

    Earn $400 when you open a new Virtual Wallet with Performance Select checking account and make qualified direct deposits totaling $5,000 or more within 60 days of account opening. Bonus will be awarded within 60-90 days of meeting the requirements.

    Expires 2/1/2021

    PNC Bank: Virtual Wallet with Performance Spend Checking - $200 Cash Bonus

    Earn $200 when you open a new Virtual Wallet with Performance Spend Checking account and make qualified direct deposits totaling $2,000 or more within 60 days of account opening. Bonus will be awarded within 60 days of meeting the requirements.

    Expires 2/1/2021

    PNC Bank: Performance Spend Checking - $200 Cash Bonus

    Earn $200 when you open a new Virtual Wallet with Performance Spend Checking account and make qualified direct deposits totaling $2,000 or more within 60 days of account opening. Bonus will be awarded within 60 days of meeting the requirements.

    Expires 2/1/2021

    PNC Bank: Virtual Wallet Checking - $50 Cash Bonus

    Earn $50 when you open a new Virtual Wallet checking account and make qualified direct deposits totaling $500 or more within 60 days of account opening. Bonus will be awarded within 60-90 days of meeting the requirements.

    Expires 2/1/2021

    Town Bank: Personal Checking Account - $300 Bonus

    Open a new Total Access Checking account. Mention this promo at account opening. Have monthly occurring direct deposits totaling $500 or more each month made to your new account for 2 consecutive calendar months after the calendar month your new account was opened. Enroll in online banking and eStatements to qualify for bonus.

    Expires 12/31/2021

    Wintrust Bank: Personal Checking and Savings Account - $500 Bonus

    Open a new Total Access Checking account. Use promo code WFC00DMTA300 at account opening. Have monthly occurring direct deposits totaling $500 or more each month made to your new account for 2 consecutive calendar months after the calendar month your new account was opened. Enroll in eStatements and Online Banking. Open a new Statement Savings account. Use promo code WFC00DMSA200 at account opening. Deposit $15,000 or more of new money, and maintain a minimum balance of at least $15,000 on the last business day of each of the 3 consecutive calendar months following the calendar month your new account is opened

    Expires 12/31/2021

    Associated Bank: Badgers - $200 Bonus

    Open a new eligible Associated Bank checking account. Make direct deposits totaling to $500 or more within 90 days of account opening. Receive $200 when the sum of your daily average balance for all your open Associated Bank deposit accounts for 61-90 days is $1,000-$4,999.99. The sum of the average daily balance will be computed after 90 days of account opening.

    Expires 5/31/2021

    Associated Bank: Badgers - $300 Bonus

    Open a new eligible Associated Bank checking account. Make direct deposits totaling to $500 or more within 90 days of account opening. Receive $300 when the sum of your daily average balance for all your open Associated Bank deposit accounts for 61-90 days is $5,000-$9,999.99. The sum of the average daily balance will be computed after 90 days of account opening.

    Expires 5/31/2021

    Associated Bank: Badgers - $500 Bonus

    Open a new eligible Associated Bank checking account. Make direct deposits totaling to $500 or more within 90 days of account opening. Receive $500 when the sum of your daily average balance for all your open Associated Bank deposit accounts for 61-90 days is 10,000 or more. The sum of the average daily balance will be computed after 90 days of account opening.

    Expires 5/31/2021

    Associated Bank: Bank At Work - $200 Bonus

    Open a new eligible Associated Bank checking account. Make direct deposits totaling to $500 or more within 90 days of account opening. Receive $200 when the sum of your daily average balance for all your open Associated Bank deposit accounts for 61-90 days is $1,000-$4,999.99. The sum of the average daily balance will be computed after 90 days of account opening.

    Expires 5/31/2021

    Associated Bank: Bank At Work - $300 Bonus

    Open a new eligible Associated Bank checking account. Make direct deposits totaling to $500 or more within 90 days of account opening. Receive $300 when the sum of your daily average balance for all your open Associated Bank deposit accounts for 61-90 days is $5,000-$9,999.99. The sum of the average daily balance will be computed after 90 days of account opening.

    Expires 5/31/2021

    Associated Bank: Bank At Work - $500 Bonus

    Open a new eligible Associated Bank checking account. Make direct deposits totaling to $500 or more within 90 days of account opening. Receive $500 when the sum of your daily average balance for all your open Associated Bank deposit accounts for 61-90 days is 10,000 or more. The sum of the average daily balance will be computed after 90 days of account opening.

    Expires 5/31/2021

    Altra Federal Credit Union: Personal Checking Account - $100 Bonus

    Open a new A+ Checking or A+ Platinum Checking account using promo code RPSD_A+100. Direct deposit is required within 30 days of account opening. Offer available for new and existing Altra members.

    Expires 5/31/2021

    Associated Bank: Personal Checking Account - $200 Bonus

    Open a new eligible Associated Bank checking account. Make direct deposits totaling to $500 or more within 90 days of account opening. Receive $200 when the sum of your daily average balance for all your open Associated Bank deposit accounts for 61-90 days is $1,000-$4,999.99. The sum of the average daily balance will be computed after 90 days of account opening.

    Expires 5/31/2021

    Associated Bank: Personal Checking Account - $300 Bonus

    Open a new eligible Associated Bank checking account. Make direct deposits totaling to $500 or more within 90 days of account opening. Receive $300 when the sum of your daily average balance for all your open Associated Bank deposit accounts for 61-90 days is $5,000-$9,999.99. The sum of the average daily balance will be computed after 90 days of account opening.

    Expires 5/31/2021

    Associated Bank: Personal Checking Account - $500 Bonus

    Open a new eligible Associated Bank checking account. Make direct deposits totaling to $500 or more within 90 days of account opening. Receive $500 when the sum of your daily average balance for all your open Associated Bank deposit accounts for 61-90 days is 10,000 or more. The sum of the average daily balance will be computed after 90 days of account opening.

    Expires 5/31/2021

    PNC Bank: Business Checking Account - $200 Bonus

    Open a new PNC Business Checking or PNC Business Checking Plus account. Maintain an average cycle balance of $5,000 in your new checking account for each of the first three statement cycles. Make at least 20 qualifying PNC Bank Visa Debit card transactions within the first three statement cycles.

    This offer is only available to businesses with an annual revenue of less than $5 million. All existing business checking customers, including those who have closed an account in the past 90 days or has received a promotional premium in the past 12 months are not eligible for this offer. $200 bonus will be credited to your new business checking account within 90 days after all conditions have been met.

    Expires 3/31/2021

    PNC Bank: Business Checking Account - $500 Bonus

    Open a new PNC Treasury Enterprise Plan or Analysis Business Checking account. Maintain an average cycle balance of $30,000 in your new checking account for each of the first three statement cycles.

    This offer is only available to businesses with an annual revenue of less than $5 million. All existing business checking customers, including those who have closed an account in the past 90 days or has received a promotional premium in the past 12 months are not eligible for this offer. $500 bonus will be credited to your new business checking account within 90 days after all conditions have been met.

    Expires 3/31/2021

    Spire Credit Union: Personal Checking Account - $100 Bonus

    Open a new Spire Free Checking account and set up an automatic payment or direct deposit and make a total of 6 Spire debit card transactions within 60 calendar days from account opening. Account must remain open for six months.

    Expires 3/31/2021

    Bank of the West: Personal Checking Account - $250 Bonus

    Open a new eligible consumer checking account online or in branch using promotion code. Have direct deposits totaling $1,000 or more per month, for 3 months in a row.

    Expires 2/19/2021

    BMO Harris Bank: Business Advantage Checking Account - $500 Bonus

    Open a new Business Advantage Checking account using promo code. Get promo code by entering your email address in the link. Reach a balance of $5,000 within 30 days of account opening and maintain at least $5,000 in the account for the next 90 days. Have at least 10 electronic transactions post to the account within 90 days of account opening. Receive the $500 cash bonus approximately within 130 days after completing all requirements.

    This offer is not available to existing BMO Harris business checking customers (including authorized signers on multiple accounts) or those who have closed a BMO Harris business checking account within the past 12 months.

    Expires 1/31/2021

    BMO Harris Bank: Essential Business Checking Account - $200 Bonus

    Open a new Essential Business Checking account using promo code. Get promo code by entering your email address in the link. Reach a balance of $1,500 within 30 days of account opening and maintain at least $1,500 in the account for the next 90 days. Have at least 10 electronic transactions post to the account within 90 days of account opening. Receive the $200 cash bonus approximately within 130 days after completing all requirements.

    This offer is not available to existing BMO Harris business checking customers (including authorized signers on multiple accounts) or those who have closed a BMO Harris business checking account within the past 12 months.

    Expires 1/31/2021

    Thrivent Credit Union: Personal Checking Account - $100 Bonus

    Open a new Thrivent Rewards Checking account using promo code 2020CHECKING. Within 90 days of account opening, enroll in eStatements and online banking, make 20 qualifying debit card transactions, and make qualifying direct deposits totaling $500.

    Expires 1/31/2021

    Heritage Credit Union: Personal Checking Account - $100 Bonus

    Open a qualifying checking account using promo code 100CHECKWEB. Set up and receive qualifying direct deposits of $100 or more into the account within 30 days of account opening. $100 will be deposited to your account within 30 days after receiving first direct deposit. Qualifying accounts must be opened within 30 days after presenting promo code.

    Expires 1/31/2021

    Thrivent Credit Union: Personal Checking Account - $200 Bonus

    Open a new Thrivent Rewards Checking account using promo code 2020CHECKING. Within 90 days of account opening, enroll in eStatements and online banking, make 20 qualifying debit card transactions, and make qualifying direct deposits totaling $2,500.

    Expires 1/31/2021

    North Shore Bank: Personal Checking Account - $300 Bonus

    Open a new eligible checking account using promo code JANUARY300BONUS. Complete 10 qualified debit card transactions or a direct deposit every statement cycle and get $20 credited to your account each month after your statement cycles for up to 15 months

    Expires 1/31/2021

    BMO Harris Bank: BMO Harris Premier Account - $350 Bonus

    Open a new BMO Harris Premier account and have a cumulative total of $7,500 in qualifying direct deposits within 90 days of opening. Offer available only to residents of Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana, Arizona, Kansas, Missouri, or Florida.

    Expires 1/29/2021

    BMO Harris Bank: BMO Harris Smart Advantage Account - $200 Bonus

    Open a new BMO Harris Smart Advantage account and have a cumulative total of $4,000 in qualifying direct deposits within 90 days of account opening. Offer available only to residents of Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana, Arizona, Kansas, Missouri, or Florida.

    Expires 1/29/2021

    Bank Five Nine: Bank @ Work Program - $300 Bonus

    Get a $300 bonus when you open a qualifying checking account and complete at least 1 of the following qualifying activities within 120 days of account opening: complete 3 qualifying deposits for at least 3 consecutive months, complete 25 signature-based debit card transactions, or have 6 Bank Five Nine online bill pay transactions. Eligibility for a Bank@Work Incentive is dependent on the employer's participation in Bank Five Nine's Bank@Work program.

    Flagstar Bank: Business Checking Account - $500 Bonus

    Open a new qualifying business checking account with minimum opening deposit of $100. Have deposits of at least $5,000, and have at least 10 qualifying transactions within 90 days of account opening. Account must remain open for at least 90 days.

    Spire Credit Union: Personal Checking Account - $100 Bonus

    Get $100 when you open a Spire Free Checking account.

    Waterstone Bank: Personal Checking Account - $100 Bonus

    Offer is exclusively for currently employed or retired service members including Fire Department, Police and Sheriff's Department, and Emergency Medical Technicians who have or open a new WaterStone Bank Checking account. Receive $100 direct deposit credit when you enroll in this offer and receive at least $200 in direct deposit of government benefit or employer payroll.

    Altra Federal Credit Union: Personal Checking Account - $100 Bonus

    Open a new A+ Checking or A+ Platinum Checking account using promo code A+100. To receive offer, initial minimum direct deposit is required within 30 days of account opening: A+ Checking $50 minimum required; A+ Platinum $250 minimum required. Offer available for new Altra members only.

    Heritage Credit Union: Personal Checking Account - $100 Bonus

    Open a qualifying checking account using promo code 100CHECKWEB. Set up and receive qualifying direct deposits of $100 or more into the account within 30 days of account opening. $100 will be deposited to your account within 30 days after receiving first direct deposit. Qualifying accounts must be opened within 30 days after presenting promo code.

    Trustone Financial Federal Credit Union: Personal Checking Account - $100 Bonus

    Earn up to $100 cash back on direct deposits when you have a total recurring direct deposits of at least $500 established in your checking account within 45 days of account opening.

    Trustone Financial Federal Credit Union: Personal Checking Account - $100 Bonus

    Earn up to $100 cash back on direct deposits when you have a total recurring direct deposits of at least $500 established in your checking account within 45 days of account opening.

    Bank Five Nine: Personal Checking Account - $150 Bonus (Targeted)

    This offer applies to new Mascot Banking relationships. Get $150 bonus when you open a qualifying checking account and complete at least 1 of the following qualifying activities within 120 days of account opening: complete 3 qualifying deposits for at least 3 consecutive months, complete 25 signature-based debit card transactions, or have 6 Bank Five Nine online bill pay transactions. Your choice of organization will get $150 in donation after you successfully open a checking account and complete qualifying activity. Use promo code HUHSBAND (to donate to the Band Booster Club) or HUHSSPORTS (to donate to the Athletics Booster Club).

    East Wisconsin Savings Bank: Personal Checking Account - $200 Bonus

    Open a Go Free or Go 50+ Free Checking account. Have qualifying direct deposits posted to your account within 60 days of account opening.

    Landmark Credit Union: Personal Checking Account - $200 Bonus

    Open a new qualifying personal checking account using promo code. Have a qualifying recurring direct deposit of $250 or more. Enroll in eStatements.

    Simplicity Credit Union: Personal Checking Account - $200 Bonus

    This offer is available only in Simplicity Credit Union Neillsville Branch (113 W Division St). Earn $100 when you open a new Simplicity Credit Union Checking account with a debit card. Earn an additional $100 when you enroll in online banking and eStatements, set up qualifying direct deposit, and complete at least 10 qualifying transactions.

    Waterstone Bank: Personal Checking Account - Up to $250 Bonus

    Earn $200 when you open a new WSB Checking account, set up and receive a recurring direct deposit of at least $300 within 90 days of account opening. Earn $25 when 5 debit card purchases have been posted and settled to your new checking account within one statement cycle (ATM transactions do not qualify) and within 90 calendar days of account opening. Earn $25 when e-statements are set up within 90 calendar days of account opening.

    Waterstone Bank: Personal Checking Account - Up to $250 Bonus

    Open a new Essential Checking account and complete the following activities to get bonus:

    $50 Automatic Deposit bonus: set up and receive at least $200 in automatic deposit of payroll or government benefits within 90 calendar days of account opening.

    $36 e-statements bonus: enroll in WSB SSB's Digital Banking and receive e-statements to qualify to receive a $3 monthly recurring bonus provided you continue to be enrolled to receive e-statements.

    $120 debit card rewards: get a $1 reward for every debit card purchase of at least $10 that has been posted and settled to the new checking account each statement cycle (ATM transactions do not qualify). Maximum of $10 per month.

    $50 anniversary bonus: receive a one-time anniversary bonus of $50 deposited to account within 30 days after the account has been open and active for 1 year.

Nationwide Bank Promotions

These offers from national banks are available to Badgers. National banks offer more convenience with branches and ATMs throughout the country, but they usually have higher fees or more requirements.

    HSBC
    Member FDIC

    HSBC Advance Checking - Up to $240 Cash Bonus

    Expires 3/31/2021
    • Get up to $240 with a 3% Cash Bonus Checking Offer when you open a new HSBC Advance checking account and complete the following qualifying activities.
    • Open your new HSBC Advance checking account online by March 31, 2021; and
    • Set up Qualifying Direct Deposits into your new HSBC Advance checking account; and then
    • Enjoy 3% Cash Bonus, up to $240, on Qualifying Direct Deposits up to $40 per month, during the first 6 calendar months after account opening
    • You will automatically receive the 3% Cash Bonus in your new HSBC Advance checking account approximately eight weeks after completing that month's qualifying activities.
    • Deposit products are offered in the U.S. by HSBC Bank USA, N.A. Member FDIC.
    HSBC
    Member FDIC

    HSBC Premier Checking - $450 Welcome Deposit

    Expires 3/31/2021
    • Get a $450 Welcome Deposit for eligible new customers who open a new HSBC Premier checking account and complete the following qualifying activities.
    • Open your new HSBC Premier checking account online by March 31, 2021; and
    • Make recurring monthly Qualifying Direct Deposits totaling at least $5,000 from a third party to your HSBC Premier checking account(s) for 3 consecutive calendar months from the second full calendar month after account opening.
    • You will automatically receive the $450 Welcome Deposit in your new HSBC Premier checking account approximately eight weeks after completing all qualifying activities. It's that simple.
    • Deposit products are offered in the U.S. by HSBC Bank USA, N.A. Member FDIC.
    HSBC
    Member FDIC

    HSBC Premier Checking - Up to $600 Cash Bonus

    Expires 3/31/2021
    • Get up to $600 with a 3% Cash Bonus Checking Offer when you open a new HSBC Premier checking account and complete the following qualifying activities.
    • Open your new HSBC Premier checking account online by March 31, 2021; and
    • Set up Qualifying Direct Deposits into your new HSBC Premier checking account; and then
    • Enjoy 3% Cash Bonus, up to $600, on Qualifying Direct Deposits up to $100 per month, during the first 6 calendar months after account opening
    • You will automatically receive the 3% Cash Bonus in your new HSBC Premier checking account approximately eight weeks after completing that month's qualifying activities.
    • Deposit products are offered in the U.S. by HSBC Bank USA, N.A. Member FDIC.

    Citibank: Citi Account Packages - Up to $1,500 Bonus

    Open a new eligible checking account and savings account in the same account package for Citigold, Citi Priority, and Citi Account Package. Within 30 days of account opening, fund your new checking and/or savings account with the required minimum deposit. Maintain the required minimum balance in the account/s for 60 consecutive calendar days to earn corresponding cash bonus.

    Account PackageMinimum Deposit and Minimum BalanceCash Bonus
    Citigold Package$200,000$1,500
    Citi Priority Account Package$50,000$700
    Citibank Account Package$15,000
    $300

    Expires 4/1/2021
    Chase
    Member FDIC

    Introducing Chase Business Complete Banking℠ - $300 Bonus

    Expires 4/15/2021
    • Earn $300 when you open a new Chase Business Complete Checking account. For new Chase business checking customers with qualifying activities.
    • More ways to waive fees. Multiple options to waive the Monthly Service Fee, including maintaining a minimum daily balance or purchases on your Chase Ink® Business credit card
    • Convenient access to payment processing. Accept card payments anytime, anywhere in the U.S., and get transparent pricing with Chase QuickAccept℠.
    • Same-day deposits with QuickAccept℠. Free up the cash you need to keep your business moving forward with same-day deposits at no additional cost.
    • Alerts to help you stay on top of your account activity.
    • Easy account management through Chase Business online and the Chase Mobile® app.
    • Unlimited electronic deposits, ACH and Chase Quick Deposit℠.
    • Convenient access to 16,000 ATMs and more than 4,700 branches.

    Citibank: Citigold Package - $1,500 Bonus

    Open a new eligible checking and savings account in the Citigold Account Package.

    Within 30 days of opening your account, deposit $200,000 New-to-Citibank funds into the checking and/or savings account.

    Maintain a minimum balance of $200,000 between the checking and/or savings accounts for 60 consecutive calendar days.

    Expires 4/1/2021

    Abbott Laboratories Employees Credit Union (ALEC): Personal Checking Account - $150 Bonus

    Open a new Rewards Checking account. Set up and receive qualifying direct deposit of $500 within 90 days of account opening. Sign up for eStatements.

    Abbott Laboratories Employees Credit Union (ALEC): Personal Checking Account - $50 Bonus

    Open a new Free Checking account. Set up and receive qualifying direct deposit of $500 within 90 days of account opening. Sign up for eStatements.

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