Updated April 23, 2019

Checking Account Promotions: October 2019

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Checking Account Promotions for October 2019

Looking for a new checking account? Check out these current bonuses for new applicants.

    Chase

    Chase Total Checking® + Chase Savings℠

    • Enjoy up to $350 when you open a new Chase Total Checking® account with Direct Deposit and/or open a new Chase Savings℠ account, deposit $10,000 or more in new money and maintain a $10,000 balance for 90 days
    • Enjoy a $200 bonus when you open a new Chase Total Checking® account and set up direct deposit
    • Enjoy a $150 bonus when you open a new Chase Savings℠ account, deposit a total of $10,000 or more in new money within 20 days, and maintain a $10,000 balance for 90 days
    • Access to 16,000 Chase ATMs and nearly 5,000 branches
    • Apply online in minutes. Open your account online now.
    • Chase Mobile® app - Manage your accounts, deposit checks, transfer money and more -- all from your device.
    • Available online nationwide except in Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. For branch locations, visit locator.chase.com.
    Chase

    Chase Premier Plus Checking℠

    • Enjoy $300 as a new Chase checking customer, when you open a Chase Premier Plus Checking℠ account and set up direct deposit.
    • Enjoy $300, more benefits, and earn interest on your new Chase checking account.
    • The $25 Monthly Service Fee is waived when you keep an average beginning day balance of $15,000 or more in any combination of this account and linked qualifying Chase checking, savings and other balances.
    • No Chase fee on first four non-Chase ATM transactions per statement period.
    • Earn interest on your checking account balance.
    • Access to 16,000 Chase ATMs and nearly 5,000 branches
    • Apply online in minutes. Open your account online now.
    • Available online nationwide except in Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. For branch locations, visit locator.chase.com.
    Chase

    Chase Total Checking®

    • 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 nearly 5,000 branches
    • Chase Mobile® app - Manage your accounts, deposit checks, transfer money and more -- all from your device.
    • Apply online in minutes
    • Open your account online now
    • Available online nationwide except in Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. For branch locations, visit locator.chase.com.
    NBKC Bank

    NBKC Checking Account - 1.01% APY

    • Earn 1.01% APY
    • No monthly account fees
    • No minimum balance
    • No ATM fees at 32,000+ Moneypass ATMs and up to $12/month refund for any other ATM fees
    Axos Bank

    Rewards Checking

    • Up to 1.25% APY
    • No minimum balance requirements
    • No fees to open or maintain account
    • Overdraft Protection
    • Daily Compounding Interest
    • FDIC insured
    Axos Bank

    Essential Checking

    • Unlimited domestic ATM reimbursements
    • No monthly maintenance fees
    • No annual fee
    • No overdraft or non-sufficient funds fee
    Chase

    Chase College Checking℠

    • Enjoy $100 as a new Chase checking customer when you open a Chase College Checking℠ account, enroll in paperless statements and complete 10 qualifying transactions within 60 days of account opening.
    • Access to 16,000 Chase ATMs and nearly 5,000 branches
    • No Monthly Service Fee for up to 5 years if you're a student between the ages of 17-24 at account opening with proof of student status.
    • Deposit checks from virtually anywhere, anytime, just by taking a photo with the Chase Mobile® app.
    • Send and receive money in moments using Chase QuickPay® with Zelle®
    Chase

    Chase Total Business Checking®

    • Get $200 as a new Chase business checking client, when you open a Chase Total Business Checking® account with qualifying activities
    • Access to 16,000 ATMs and nearly 5,000 Chase branches
    • Chase has business specialists at your local branch to help with your business needs
    • Account Alerts are a great way to stay on top of your account's activity and enhance security
    • Unlimited electronic deposits at no charge, including Chase QuickDeposit℠, ACH and ATM
    Discover Bank

    Online Checking Account - Earn Cash Back

    • 1% cash back on up to $3,000 in debit card purchases each month
    • No fees
    • Access to over 60,000 no-fee ATMs in the U.S.
    Huntington Bank

    Business Checking 100 - $200 Bonus

    Open a Huntington Business Checking 100 account online. Deposit at least $2,000 within 60 days of account opening. Your bonus of $200 will be deposited in your Business Checking 100 account after all requirements are met and your account is open for 90 days. This offer is available to applicants residing in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

    Expires 12/31/2019
    Huntington Bank

    Unlimited Business Checking - $400 Bonus

    Open a Huntington Unlimited Business Checking account online. Make total deposits of at least $5,000 within 60 days of account opening. Your bonus of $400 will be deposited in your Unlimited Business Checking account after all requirements are met and your account is open for 90 days. This offer is available to applicants residing in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

    Expires 12/31/2019
    Huntington Bank

    Unlimited Plus Business Checking - $750 Bonus

    Open a Huntington Unlimited Plus Business Checking account online. Make total deposits of at least $20,000 within 60 days of account opening. Your bonus of $750 will be deposited in your Unlimited Plus Business Checking account after all requirements are met and your account is open for 90 days. This offer is available to applicants residing in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

    Expires 12/31/2019
    Discover Bank

    Discover Cashback Checking – Up to $30/Month Cashback

    Earn 1% cash back on up to $3,000 in debit card purchases each month, for a total of up to $30 cashback per month. Discover Cashback Checking has no minimum balance requirement, no fees, and free online bill pay.

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Checking Account Bonus Offers

    Associated Bank: Milwaukee Film - Up to $500 Bonus

    Open an Associated Choice Checking account with a minimum opening deposit of $100. Make a minimum of three payments using Associated Bank Online Bill Pay or have at least one direct deposit of $300 or more within 45 days of account opening. Open an Associated Relationship Savings account with a minimum deposit of $25,000. Maintain a minimum combined balance in the accounts of $25,000 for 90 days. All accounts must be opened with the same primary account holder within 10 days. $400 bonus will be deposited into the Associated Choice Checking account within 120 days of account opening. Get 10,000 bonus reward points (worth $100 cash back) when you use your new American Express Premier Rewards Credit Card to spend $1,000 in the first three months after first purchase.

    Expires 8/31/2020

    Capital One 360 Checking - $25 Offer

    Get $25 when you open an account with an initial deposit of at least $250 AND do one of the following: make 3 debit card purchases or Zelle payments within 45 days of account opening. The $25 bonus will be deposited into your account on Day 50. Only available for new Capital One 360 customers. Terms apply.

    Associated Bank: Milwaukee Film - Up to $300 Bonus

    Earn $175 when you open an Associated Balanced Checking account with a minimum deposit of $100. Make at least 3 payments using Associated Bank Online Bill Pay OR have at least one direct deposit of $300 or more within 45 days of account opening. Earn $100 when you open and maintain an Associated Select Money Market Account with a minimum deposit of $10,000. Minimum deposit must remain in account for at least 90 days to get bonus. Get $25 cash back in the form of 2,500 points on your first purchase when you use your new Visa Real Rewards Credit Card. Offer subject to credit approval.

    Expires 8/31/2020

    Associated Bank: Milwaukee Film - Up to $75 Bonus

    Earn $50 when you open an Associated Access Checking account using offer code. Minimum opening deposit is $25. Have at least one direct deposit of $300 or more OR make three payments using Associated Bank Online Bill Pay within 45 days of account opening. Get $25 cash back on your first purchase, awarded as 2,500 bonus rewards points, when you use your new Visa Real Rewards Credit Card then earn 1.5 points for every $1 you spend on eligible net purchases.

    Expires 8/31/2020

    Associated Bank: Wild - Up to $500 Bonus

    Open an Associated Choice Checking account with a minimum opening deposit of $100. Make a minimum of three payments using Associated Bank Online Bill Pay or have at least one direct deposit of $300 or more within 45 days of account opening. Open an Associated Relationship Savings account with a minimum deposit of $25,000. Maintain a minimum combined balance in the accounts of $25,000 for 90 days. All accounts must be opened with the same primary account holder within 10 days. $400 bonus will be deposited into the Associated Choice Checking account within 120 days of account opening. Get 10,000 bonus reward points (worth $100 cash back) when you use your new American Express Premier Rewards Credit Card to spend $1,000 in the first three months after first purchase.

    Expires 8/31/2020
    HSBC Bank

    HSBC Bank: HSBC Advance Checking - $350 Bonus

      Get a $350 Welcome Deposit for eligible new customers who open an HSBC Advance checking account with qualifying activities.
    • Open your new HSBC Advance checking account online by December 31, 2019; and
    • Deposit a minimum Qualifying Balance of $5,000 or more in New Money in combined checking and savings accounts within 30 calendar days of account opening, maintain at least the minimum Qualifying Balance for 90 calendar days from the date you deposited the minimum Qualifying Balance; and
    • Set-up recurring Direct Deposits from a third party to an HSBC Advance checking account at least one per calendar month for 3 consecutive months following account opening month
    • You will automatically receive the $350 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.
    Expires 12/31/2019

    Associated Bank: Wild - Up to $300 Bonus

    Earn $175 when you open an Associated Balanced Checking account with a minimum deposit of $100. Make at least 3 payments using Associated Bank Online Bill Pay OR have at least one direct deposit of $300 or more within 45 days of account opening. Earn $100 when you open and maintain an Associated Select Money Market account with a minimum deposit of $10,000. Minimum deposit must remain in account for at least 90 days to get bonus. Get $25 cash back in the form of 2,500 points on your first purchase when you use your new Visa Real Rewards Credit Card. Offer subject to credit approval.

    Expires 8/31/2020

    Associated Bank: Wild - Up to $75 Bonus

    Earn $50 when you open an Associated Access Checking account using offer code. Minimum opening deposit is $25. Have at least one direct deposit of $300 or more OR make three payments using Associated Bank Online Bill Pay within 45 days of account opening. Get $25 cash back on your first purchase, awarded as 2,500 bonus rewards points, when you use your new Visa Real Rewards Credit Card then earn 1.5 points for every $1 you spend on eligible net purchases.

    Expires 8/31/2020

    Associated Bank: Badgers - Up to $500 Bonus

    Open an Associated Choice Checking account with a minimum opening deposit of $100. Make a minimum of three payments using Associated Bank Online Bill Pay or have at least one direct deposit of $300 or more within 45 days of account opening. Open an Associated Relationship Savings account with a minimum deposit of $25,000. Maintain a minimum combined balance in the accounts of $25,000 for 90 days. All accounts must be opened with the same primary account holder within 10 days. $400 bonus will be deposited into the Associated Choice Checking account within 120 days of account opening. Get 10,000 bonus reward points (worth $100 cash back) when you use your new American Express Premier Rewards Credit Card to spend $1,000 in the first three months after first purchase.

    Expires 7/31/2020

    Citibank: Citi Priority Package - $700 Bonus

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

    Within 30 days of opening your account, deposit $50,000 New-to-Citibank funds into the checking and savings account.

    Maintain a minimum balance of $50,000 between the checking and savings accounts for 60 consecutive calendar days.

    Expires 12/31/2019
    HSBC Bank

    HSBC Bank: HSBC Premier Checking - $750 Bonus

      Get a $750 Welcome Deposit for eligible new customers who open an HSBC Premier checking account with qualifying activities.
    • Open your new HSBC Premier checking account online by December 31, 2019; and
    • Make recurring Direct Deposits totaling at least $5,000 from a third party to your HSBC Premier checking account(s) per calendar month; and
    • Receive monthly Direct Deposits totaling at least $5,000 into your checking account for 3 consecutive months from the second full calendar month after account opening
    • You will automatically receive the $750 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.
    Expires 12/31/2019

    PNC Bank: Virtual Wallet with Performance Select Checking - $300 Cash Bonus

    Earn $300 when you open a new Virtual Wallet with Performance Select checking account and do the following within 60 days of account opening: make qualified direct deposits totaling $5,000 AND make at least 10 PNC Bank Visa® Debit card purchases. Bonus will be awarded within 60-90 days of meeting the requirements. Available to residents of AL, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, MI, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, VA, WI and WV.

    Expires 12/31/2019

    KeyBank: Key Checking Account - $300 Bonus

    Open a qualifying KeyBank Checking Account using offer code ESAT0919. Make one single direct deposit of $500 or more within 60 days of account opening. $300 will be deposited to your account within 90 days after completing the requirements. Qualifying checking accounts are Key Express, Key Advantage, Key Privilege, and Key Privilege Select checking accounts.

    Expires 11/8/2019

    Associated Bank: Badgers - Up to $300 Bonus

    Earn $175 when you open an Associated Balanced Checking account with a minimum deposit of $100. Make at least 3 payments using Associated Bank Online Bill Pay OR have at least one direct deposit of $300 or more within 45 days of account opening. Earn $100 when you open and maintain an Associated Select Money Market account with a minimum deposit of $10,000. Minimum deposit must remain in account for at least 90 days to get bonus. Get $25 cash back in the form of 2,500 points on your first purchase when you use your new Visa Real Rewards Credit Card. Offer subject to credit approval.

    Expires 7/31/2020

    PNC Bank: Performance Select Checking - $300 Cash Bonus

    Earn $300 when you open a new Performance Select Checking account and do the following within 60 days of account opening: make qualified direct deposits totaling $5,000 AND make at least 10 PNC Bank Visa® Debit card purchases. Bonus will be awarded within 60-90 days of meeting the requirements. Available to residents of AL, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, MI, MO, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, SC, VA, WV, and WI.

    Expires 12/31/2019

    Associated Bank: Badgers - Up to $75 Bonus

    Earn $50 when you open an Associated Access Checking account using offer code. Minimum opening deposit is $25. Have at least one direct deposit of $300 or more OR make three payments using Associated Bank Online Bill Pay within 45 days of account opening. Get $25 cash back on your first purchase, awarded as 2,500 bonus rewards points, when you use your new Visa Real Rewards Credit Card then earn 1.5 points for every $1 you spend on eligible net purchases.

    Expires 7/31/2020

    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 do the following within 60 days of account opening: make qualified direct deposits totaling $2,000 AND make at least 10 PNC Bank Visa® Debit card purchases. Bonus will be awarded within 60 days of meeting the requirements. Available to residents of AL, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, MI, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, VA, WI and WV.

    Expires 12/31/2019

    PNC Bank: Performance Spend Checking - $200 Cash Bonus

    Earn $200 when you open a new Performance Spend Checking account and do the following within 60 days of account opening: Make qualified direct deposits totaling $2,000 AND make at least 10 PNC Bank Visa® Debit card purchases. Bonus will be awarded within 60-90 days of meeting the requirements. Available to residents of AL, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, MI, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, VA, WI and WV.

    Expires 12/31/2019

    Associated Bank: Packers - $400 Bonus

    Open an Associated Choice Checking account with a minimum opening deposit of $100. Make a minimum of three payments using Associated Bank Online Bill Pay or have at least one direct deposit of $300 or more within 45 days of account opening. Open an Associated Relationship Savings account with a minimum deposit of $25,000. Maintain a minimum combined balance in the accounts of $25,000 for 90 days. All accounts must be opened with the same primary account holder within 10 days. $400 bonus will be deposited into the Associated Choice Checking account within 120 days of account opening.

    Expires 6/30/2020

    Citibank: Citi Account Package - $400 Bonus

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

    Within 30 days of opening your account, deposit $15,000 New-to-Citibank funds into the checking and savings account.

    Maintain a minimum balance of $15,000 between the checking and savings account for 60 consecutive calendar days.

    Expires 12/31/2019

    PNC Bank: Virtual Wallet Checking - $50 Cash Bonus

    Earn $50 when you open a new Virtual Wallet checking account and do the following within 60 days of account opening: make qualified direct deposits totaling $500 AND make at least 10 PNC Bank Visa® Debit card purchases. Bonus will be awarded within 60-90 days of meeting the requirements. Available to residents of AL, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, MI, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, VA, WI and WV.

    Expires 12/31/2019

    KeyBank: Key Checking Account - $200 Bonus

    Open a qualifying checking account using offer code ONAS0619. Make at least one direct deposit of $500 or more within 60 days of account opening. $200 will be deposited to your account within 90 days after completing the requirements. Qualifying Key Checking accounts are Key Express, Key Advantage, Key Privilege, and Key Privilege Select. Offer available online only.

    Expires 11/8/2019

    Associated Bank: Packers - Up to $275 Bonus

    Earn $175 when you open an Associated Balanced Checking account with a minimum deposit of $100. Make at least 3 payments using Associated Bank Online Bill Pay OR have at least one direct deposit of $300 or more within 45 days of account opening. Earn $100 when you open and maintain an Associated Select Money Market account with a minimum deposit of $10,000. Minimum deposit must remain in account for at least 90 days to get bonus.

    Expires 6/30/2020

    Associated Bank: Packers - $50 Bonus

    Earn $50 when you open an Associated Access Checking account using offer code. Minimum opening deposit is $25. Have at least one direct deposit of $300 or more OR make three payments using Associated Bank Online Bill Pay within 45 days of account opening.

    Expires 6/30/2020

    Associated Bank: Brewers - Up to $500 Bonus

    Open an Associated Choice Checking account with a minimum opening deposit of $100. Make a minimum of three payments using Associated Bank Online Bill Pay or have at least one direct deposit of $300 or more within 45 days of account opening. Open an Associated Relationship Savings account with a minimum deposit of $25,000. Maintain a minimum combined balance in the accounts of $25,000 for 90 days. All accounts must be opened with the same primary account holder within 10 days. $400 bonus will be deposited into the Associated Choice Checking account within 120 days of account opening. Get 10,000 bonus reward points (worth $100 cash back) when you use your new American Express Premier Rewards Credit Card to spend $1,000 in the first three months after first purchase.

    Expires 12/31/2019

    Citibank: Citi Basic Banking Package - $200 Bonus

    Open a new eligible checking account in the Basic Banking Package.

    Within 30 days of opening your account, deposit $5,000 New-to-Citibank funds into the new checking account.

    Maintain a minimum balance of $5,000 for 60 consecutive calendar days.

    Expires 12/31/2019

    BMO Harris Bank at Work - up to $250 Cash Bonus

    If your employer is part of BMO Harris's Bank at Work or Group Banking Services, you can earn up to $250 cash bonus:
    • Get $100 cash bonus when you open a new personal checking account and receive at least $600 in direct deposits within 60 days of account opening.
    • Get $50 cash bonus when you also open a new Statement Savings account with an initial deposit of at least $1,000 and maintain it for 90 days. New Statement Savings account must be opened within 60 days of opening the new BMO Harris personal checking account.
    • Get $50 cash bonus when you also open a new Health Savings account within 60 days of opening the new BMO Harris personal checking account.
    • Get $50 cash bonus when you also sign up for electronic statements within 60 days of opening a new BMO Harris checking account.

    Associated Bank: Brewers - Up to $300 Bonus

    Earn $175 when you open an Associated Balanced Checking account with a minimum deposit of $100. Make at least 3 payments using Associated Bank Online Bill Pay OR have at least one direct deposit of $300 or more within 45 days of account opening. Earn $100 when you open and maintain an Associated Select Money Market account with a minimum deposit of $10,000. Minimum deposit must remain in account for at least 90 days to get bonus. Get $25 cash back in the form of 2,500 points on your first purchase when you use your new Visa Real Rewards Credit Card. Offer subject to credit approval.

    Expires 12/31/2019

    KeyBank: Key Checking Account - $300 Bonus

    This offer is exclusive to Key@Work program members. Enroll in the Key@Work program and enter ONKW1019 when applying on key.com. Open a Key Advantage, Key Privilege, or Key Privilege Select Checking account and make a total of $1,000 or more in direct deposits within 60 days from account opening. Bonus will be deposited to your account within 90 days of meeting requirements.

    Expires 1/3/2020

    SunTrust Bank: SunTrust Advantage Checking Account - $300 Bonus

    Earn $300 when you open a new SunTrust Advantage Checking account using promo code Q419ADVCHKOL. Complete at least $3,000 in qualifying direct deposits into the new checking account, per statement cycle, for two consecutive cycles within the first three full monthly statement cycles. Bonus will be deposited into your new account up to 8 weeks after all qualifications have been verified.

    Expires 1/2/2020

    Bank of America: Advantage Plus Banking Checking Account - $100 Bonus

    Open a new Bank of America Advantage Plus Banking checking account by December 31, 2019. Account must be opened online using the link on the offer page. Minimum opening deposit is $100. Set up and receive at least 2 qualifying deposits of $250 or more each to your new checking account within 90 days of account opening. The $100 cash bonus will be deposited into your account within 60 days of completing all requirements.

    Expires 12/31/2019

    Bank of America: Advantage Relationship Banking Checking Account - $100 Bonus

    Open a new Bank of America Advantage Relationship Banking checking account by December 31, 2019. Account must be opened online using the link on the offer page. Minimum opening deposit is $100. Set up and receive at least 2 qualifying direct deposits of $250 or more each to your new checking account within 90 days of account opening. The $100 cash bonus will be deposited into your account within 60 days of completing all requirements.

    Expires 12/31/2019

    Bank of America: Advantage SafeBalance Banking Checking Account - $100 Bonus

    Open a new Bank of America Advantage SafeBalance Banking checking account by December 31, 2019. Account must be opened online using the link on the offer page. Minimum opening deposit is $25. Set up and receive at least 2 qualifying direct deposits of $250 or more each to your new checking account within 90 days of account opening. The $100 cash bonus will be deposited into your new account within 60 days of completing all requirements.

    Expires 12/31/2019

    Associated Bank: Bank at Work: $175 Bonus

    Earn $175 by opening a new checking account in Associated Bank. The minimum initial deposit to open a checking account is $100. To get the cash bonus, new customers must make three or more payments using Associated Bank Online Bill Pay OR complete a direct deposit of $300 or more within 45 days of account opening. To receive bonus, account must be open at the time the bonus is paid and must remain open for a minimum of 12 months.

    Expires 12/31/2019

    PNC Bank: Business Checking - $200 Bonus

    Open a new PNC Business Checking, PNC Business Checking Plus, or Analysis Business (including Treasury Enterprise Plan) account. Maintain a balance 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. $200 bonus will be credited to your new business checking account within 90 days after all conditions have been met.

    Expires 12/31/2019

    Santander Bank: Business Checking Account - $250 Bonus

    Open a new Business Checking or Business Checking Plus account and keep it open for 90 days. Maintain an average daily ledger balance of $3,000 or more for the first 90 days after account opening. To receive $250 cash bonus, you must be a business with revenues up to but not exceeding $3,000,000, your business must not currently have, nor have had, any business checking account with Santander Bank in the last 12 months, and the business checking account must be open and in good standing at the time of fulfillment. You will receive the cash bonus within 30 days of meeting all offer requirements. Your promotion code BIZ25010ND must be entered during new account opening to receive this offer.

    Expires 12/31/2019

    Santander Bank: Checking Account - $225 Bonus

    Open a new eligible Santander checking account using the promotion code or email you received by registering online. Have direct deposits totaling $1,000 or more within the first 90 days, starting the first business day after opening the account. Keep your account open for at least 90 days and open at the time of the bonus payment. $225 bonus will be deposited into your account within 30 days after the 90-day period. Eligible checking accounts are Simply Right Checking, Santander Basic Checking, Santander Premier Plus Checking, and Santander Select Checking. Offer is only available to residents of NH, MA, RI, CT, DE, NY, NJ, and PA.

    Expires 12/31/2019

    Wells Fargo: Checking and Savings Account - $650 Bonus

    Get $400 when you open a new eligible Wells Fargo checking account with a minimum opening deposit of $25. Use offer code when opening account. Within 150 days of account opening, you must have a total of at least $3,000 each month in qualifying direct deposits for three consecutive months. Get $250 when you open a new eligible Wells Fargo savings account in branch with a minimum opening deposit of $25. Use offer code when opening account. Deposit at least $15,000 in new money within 10 days of account opening. Maintain a minimum daily balance of at least $15,000 for 90 days from account opening. Bonus will be deposited to your new accounts within 45 days after meeting all offer requirements.

    Expires 12/31/2019

    Wells Fargo: Consumer Checking Account - $400 Bonus

    Open an Everyday Checking account online or bring a bonus offer code to a participating Wells Fargo branch and open an eligible consumer checking account. Minimum deposit of $25. To qualify for the bonus, within 150 days of account opening, receive a cumulative monthly total of $3,000 or more in qualifying direct deposits each month to the checking account opened for this bonus offer for three consecutive months.

    Expires 12/31/2019

    Fifth Third Bank: Fifth Third Checking Account - $250 Bonus

    Open an eligible Fifth Third Checking Account using offer code. Reach a balance of $500 within 45 days and maintain a minimum daily balance of $500 thereafter for 60 days to qualify for the checking bonus. The cash bonus will be deposited into your new checking account within 10 business days of completing qualifying activity requirements. Eligible checking accounts are Fifth Third Essential, Enhanced, Preferred, Free and Free Checking plus Extra TimeSM (where available).

    Expires 12/31/2019

    Fifth Third Bank: Fifth Third Checking Account - Up to $500 Bonus

    Get $250 when you open an eligible Fifth Third Checking Account using offer code. Reach a balance of $500 within 45 days and maintain a minimum daily balance of $500 thereafter for 60 days to qualify for the checking bonus. Get an additional $250 when you meet the initial requirements and increase your total deposit balances by $20,000 within 45 days of account opening. Maintain that increased balance for 90 days from the date the balance requirement is reached. The cash bonus will be deposited into your new checking account within 10 business days of completing qualifying activity requirements. Eligible checking accounts are Fifth Third Essential, Enhanced, Preferred, Free and Free Checking plus Extra TimeSM (where available).

    Expires 12/31/2019

    SunTrust Bank: SunTrust Business Checking Account - $200 Bonus

    Earn $200 when you open a new eligible SunTrust business checking account using offer code SB19Q4CHECKING and receive at least $1,500 in qualifying cumulative deposits within 30 days of account opening. Account must stay open for at least 180 days. The accounts eligible for this promotion are Simple Business Checking, Primary Business Checking, and Business Advantage Plus. The business must be registered within the U.S. with the business's physical street address located in AL, AR, GA, FL, MD, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, and DC.

    Expires 12/31/2019

    Regions Bank: LifeGreen® Checking Account - $200 Cash Bonus

    Open any LifeGreen® checking account online using promo code 200PD19Q4 or present a personalized voucher in branch. Minimum opening deposit is $25. To get $200 cash bonus, make 10 purchases with a Regions Visa CheckCard and make a qualifying ACH direct deposits of at least $500 within 60 days of account opening. Offer valid for new checking customers only. This offer is valid in AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KY, LA, MS, MO, NC, SC, TN, and TX.

    Expires 12/29/2019

    Columbia Bank (WA, OR, ID): Business Checking Account - $300 Cash Bonus

    Get your promo code by providing your business email. Use promo code to open a qualifying Columbia Bank business checking account. To get $300 cash bonus, make at least one deposit of $500 or more within 15 calendar days of account opening. Customer must maintain an average daily balance of $500 or more for the first 90 days after account opening.

    Expires 11/30/2019

    Columbia Bank (WA, OR, ID): Personal Checking Account - $200 Bonus

    Open a Neighborhood Account, Relationship Account, or Foundation Account. To get $200 cash bonus, receive a qualifying direct deposit of $500 or more within 90 days of account opening.

    Expires 11/30/2019

    M&T Bank: Personal Checking Account - Up to $250 Bonus

    Get up to $250 cash bonus by opening any M&T personal checking account online or at your local M&T Bank. Make a total of at least $500 in qualifying direct deposits within 90 days of account opening. Cash bonus will be rewarded within 90 days after direct deposit.

    Expires 11/4/2019

    BMO Harris Bank: BMO Harris Checking Account - $150 Bonus

    Open a qualifying checking account with a minimum opening deposit of $25. Have a total of at least $3,000 in qualifying direct deposits, and make at least 10 qualifying electronic transactions within 120 days of account opening. Offer is valid for residents of Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana, Arizona, Florida, Kansas, or Missouri.

    Expires 10/31/2019

    BMO Harris Bank: BMO Harris Checking and Money Market Account - $250 Bonus

    Get $150 when you open a qualifying checking account, have a total of at least $3,000 in qualifying direct deposits, and make at least 10 qualifying electronic transactions within 120 days of account opening. Get $100 when you open a Platinum Money Market account, link this account to your personal checking account, deposit at least $10,000 in new money within 30 days of account opening and keep it for 90 days. Offer is valid for residents of Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana, Arizona, Florida, Kansas, or Missouri.

    Expires 10/31/2019

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

    Get promo code by entering your email address in the link. Present promo code in a BMO Harris branch upon opening a new Business Advantage Checking account. Minimum opening deposit required to get bonus is $5,000. Maintain a minimum daily balance of at least $5,000 in the account for 90 days following account opening. Complete at least 10 electronic transactions post to the account within 90 days of account opening. To receive checking bonus, you must have a collected balance of $5,000 or more in the account following the 90 days from account opening.

    Expires 10/31/2019

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

    Get promo code by entering your email address in the link. Present promo code in a BMO Harris branch upon opening a new Essential Business Checking account. Minimum opening deposit required to get bonus is $1,500. Maintain a minimum daily balance of at least $1,500 in the account for 90 days following account opening. Complete at least 10 electronic transactions post to the account within 90 days of account opening. To receive checking bonus, you must have a collected balance of $1,500 or more in the account following the 90 days from account opening.

    Expires 10/31/2019

    Columbia Bank (NJ): Advantage Plus Checking Account - $250 Bonus

    Earn $200 when you open a new Advantage Plus Checking Account and set up qualifying direct deposits that total to at least $1,000 posted to your Advantage Plus Checking Account within 60 days of account opening. Earn $50 by completing 10 qualifying debit card purchases using your Advantage Plus Columbia Bank debit card within 60 days of account opening.

    TD Bank Beyond Checking Account - $300 Cash Bonus

    New customers only. Apply online for a new TD Bank Beyond Checking Account and get a $300 cash bonus after you direct deposit more than $2,500 within 60 days. There is a $25 monthly maintenance fee (waived if you keep a daily balance of at least $2,500, have $5,000 in monthly direct deposits, or maintain a $25,000 minimum daily combined balance across eligible TD accounts).

    You must be a U.S. resident of the following states: CT, DE, DC, FL, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, NC, PA, RI, SC, VT, VA

    TD Bank Convenience Checking Account - $150 Cash Bonus

    New customers only. Apply online for a new TD Bank Convenience Checking Account and get a $150 cash bonus after you direct deposit more than $500 within 60 days. There is a $15 monthly maintenance fee (waived if you keep a daily balance of at least $100).

    You must be a US resident in the following states: CT, DE, DC, FL, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, NC, PA, RI, SC, VT, VA

    TIAA Bank: Basic Checking Account - $150 Bonus

    This offer is valid only to Research Foundation of SUNY employees. Open a new Basic Checking account using promotion code 14627. Minimum opening deposit is $25. Complete one or more qualifying direct deposits totaling $1,000 that are credited to your new checking account within 90 days of account opening. Bonus will be deposited to your account within 120 days of completing required activities. This offer is not available to previous or existing TIAA Bank checking account customers.

Want free checking? These banks offer checking accounts with no opening fees and no monthly service fees.

Interest Checking Accounts

    TIAA Bank: Yield Pledge Checking

    • 1-year 1.01% intro APY on balances up to $250,000
    • $5,000 Minimum Opening Deposit
    • No monthly service fee
    • U.S. ATM fees reimbursement (unlimited with minimum average daily balance of $5,000; otherwise up to $15/monthly)
    • Top 5% yields always
    • Daily Compounding Interest
    • FDIC insured

    MemoryBank: EarnMore Checking Account - 1.15% APY

    Earn 1.15% APY on balances up to $250,000. There is a $50 minimum to open account. There is no minimum balance requirement and no monthly service fee. FDIC Insured.

More Checking Account Offers

    First Internet Bank: Interest Checking

    • 0.70% APY
    • $100 Minimum Opening Deposit
    • $10 monthly service fee, waived with $500 average daily balance
    • Up to $10/month ATM fee reimbursement
    • FDIC insured

    BankDirect: Mileage Checking with Interest - Earn AAdvantage Miles

    • Earn 1,000 AA miles for opening account. Earn 100 AA miles per month for each $1,000 of balance, up to $50,000. Earn 25 AA miles per month for every $1,000 of balance over $50,000.
    • Earn a one-time 10,000 AA miles bonus for using direct deposit. You must make direct deposits totaling at least $2,000 a month for 6 consecutive statement cycles.
    • Earn a one-time 5,000 AA miles bonus for using online bill pay. You must pay a minimum of 3 different payees totaling at least $500 a month for 6 consecutive statement cycles.
    • Earn a one-time 5,000 AA miles bonus for using your new BankDirect Visa CheckCard. You must have a minimum of 12 transactions totaling at least $500 a month for 6 consecutive statement cycles.

    Charles Schwab Bank: High Yield Investor Checking – Unlimited ATM Rebates

    Open a High Yield Investor Checking account and get unlimited ATM rebates worldwide. Charles Schwab will reimburse ATM fee at the end of every statement cycle. There is no minimum balance requirement and no service fees. You must open a Schwab brokerage account too, but you don't have to use it.

    Ally Bank

    Ally Bank: Interest Checking

    • 0.10% APY for daily balances less than $15,000
    • 0.60% APY for daily balance over $15,000
    • Be reimbursed $10/month for ATMs outside of Ally Network
    • $0 Minimum Opening Deposit
    • No Fees to Open or Maintain Account
    • FDIC insured
    • Daily Compounding Interest

    Salem Five Direct: eOne Checking

    • 0.25% APY
    • $100 Minimum Opening Deposit
    • No Minimum Balance Requirement
    • No Fees to Open or Maintain Account
    • Free debit card with cash back on all non pin-based purchases
    • Up to $15/month ATM fee reimbursement
    • FDIC Insured

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