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WTDirect Offering $100 Cash Bonus for Every $10K Deposit

May 21, 2010 | Banking | No Comments

WTDirect is offering a $100 cash bonus, up to $500 for every $10,000 you deposit.  That’s an immediate 1% return.  You will have to open and fund your account by June 15, 2010 and maintain your initial deposit for three months to receive a cash bonus.

Now for the fine print:

  • This offer is available to new WTDirect clients only.
  • Primary account holder must NOT have held a WTDirect account in the past 12 months. WTDirect account must be opened and funded via electronic (ACH) transfer received by 6/15/10.  
  • Bonus is based upon the lowest daily balance during the promotional period of 6/15/10 – 9/15/10.  
  • Bonuses will be paid approximately 2 weeks after the end of the promotional period to clients whose accounts are open and in good standing.  
  • Wilmington Trust employees and their family members are not eligible.
  • WTDirect reserves the right to cancel or modify this promotion at any time without notice.

 

For more information visit WTDirect.com.

Switch to KeyBank and Get a Free iPod

May 18, 2010 | Banking | No Comments

KeyBank is offering a free iPod Touch if you switch your banking to them.  You can get a free iPod Touch if you open a checking account (Key Express Free Checking or Key Advantage Money Market Checking), make one Key KeyBank Rewards debit card transaction and make a combination of two direct deposits and/or automated payments each of $100 or more by October 1, 2010.  

KeyBank is also offering the iPod Touch with a $25 iTunes gift card if you open a checking account (Key Privilege Checking or Key Privilege Select Checking), make one KeyBank Rewards debit card transaction and make a combination of two direct deposits and/or automated payments each of $100 or more by October 1, 2010.

Per the fine print:

  • You must have or request a KeyBank Rewards debit card (Key Privilege Select clients must have or request a KeyBank Rewards World debit card) and enroll in the KeyBank Rewards program.
  • There is a $20 annual fee for the KeyBank Rewards Program that will be waived for the first year.
  • Qualifying debit card transactions include signature, PayPass, and PIN-based purchases only.
  • Direct deposit transactions are limited to: payroll, Social Security, pension, and government benefits.
  • Automated payments exclude Key Bill Pay, debit card automated payments, PayPal transactions, and account-to-account balance transfers.
  • Limit one iPod touch per qualifying account.
  • Limit one iPod touch per individual.
  • The value of the iPod touch and, if applicable, the $25 iTunes card will be reported on Form 1099-INT.
  • You will receive your iPod touch within 90 days of meeting requirements.
  • Offer available to individuals without an existing checking account at KeyBank as of 4/30/10.
  • Employees of KeyBank, its affiliates, and subsidiaries are not eligible for this offer.
  • If you close your account within 180 days of account opening, you will be charged a $25 account early closure fee.
  • Accounts overdrawn or closed as of 10/1/10 are not eligible for this offer.
  • Accounts titled as Trust Accounts, Estate, and No Access are excluded from eligibility.
  • You must have a U.S. mailing address on 10/1/10 to be eligible.
  • The iPod touch shipped may differ from the iPod touch shown.
  • Offer is subject to cancellation without notice and cannot be combined with any other offer.

 

For more information visit Key.com.

Chase Offering $100 to Open Checking Account

May 13, 2010 | Banking | No Comments
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I received another Chase Offer in the mail yesterday and will not be using it, therefore its up for grabs! 

Chase is offering $100 cash bonus for opening a new checking account by June 30,  2010.  To qualify for the bonus you must open a new Chase Checking account with a $100 minimum deposit of new money (money not currently held by Chase or its affiliates).

The bonus will be deposited into your account within 10 business days after the $100 minimum deposit is made.  The bonus is not considered part of the minimum opening deposit. 

The checking account must remain open for at least 6 months or the bonus will be debited from the account at closing.

To open your account visit Chase.com/checking and use coupon code 3758904985404656.  If interested grab this coupon code quickly.  It’s the only one I have!

SunTrust Bank Offering $150 to Open Checking Account with Bill Pay

March 3, 2010 | Banking | No Comments

SunTrust Bank is offering up to $150 for opening a checking account before April 30, 2010 and paying your bills online using SunTrust Online Banking with Bill Pay.  

You must pay 3 bills online within the first 2 months after opening your checking account and SunTrust will deposit $50 into your account.  If you continue to make 3 online payments each month for 3 consecutive months, Suntrust will deposit an additional $100 to your account.  (View step-by-step video of the offer and requirements).

This offer is only for new customers; however, if you opened a checking account after January 31, 2010 you can still register your account to be eligible for the bonus.  To sign up visit SunTrust.com

PerkStreet Offering $50, Cashback, Music & Coffee to Open Checking Account

November 17, 2009 | Banking | No Comments
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If you are looking to open a checking account, you should consider PerkStreet because their checking account comes with quite a few perks.

First, you get $50 just for opening an account with a $25 minimum deposit.  You must keep the account active for 3 months.

Other perks include free online checking with a debit card that offers 1% cash back, free music or coffee.  See details below:

1% Cash Back

  • Every $100 in non-PIN purchases earns you a dollar in perks.
  • Every dollar perk you redeem gets you $1 on a PerkStreet FinancialSM Visa® Gift Card or a gift card from Target, Best Buy, Amazon.com, GAP or Ticketmaster.

 

Music

  • Every $100 in non-PIN purchases earns you a song.
  • Every song you redeem gets you $1 in credit at iTunes, Rhapsody or Amazon.com Gift Cards for MP3s or millions of other items at Amazon.com.

 

Coffee

  • Every $200 in non-PIN purchase earns you a cup of coffee.
  • Every cup you redeem gets you $2 in credit on a reloadable gift card from Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, Peet’s Coffee and Tea and Bruegger’s Bagels.

 

There is no fee to use their surcharge-free ATM network.  There are no monthly fees and it only takes 5 minutes to open an account.  PerkStreet has partnered with the Bancorp Bank to offer a free online FDIC-insured checking account.

To open an account visit PerkStreet.com.

Chase Offering $100 to Open Checking Account

November 9, 2009 | Banking | My Ramblings | No Comments
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I received this offer in the mail today and will not be using it, therefore its up for grabs! 

Chase is offering $100 cash bonus for opening a new checking account by January 2, 2010.  To qualify for the bonus you must open a new Chase Checking account with a $100 minimum deposit of new money (money not currently held by Chase or its affiliates) within 60 days of account opening.

The bonus will be deposited into your account within 10 business days after the $100 minimum deposit is made.  The bonus is not considered part of the minimum opening deposit. 

The checking account must remain open for at least 6 months or the bonus will be debited from the account at closing.

To open your account visit Chase.com/checking and use coupon code 3629385157691948.  If interested grab this coupon code quickly.  It’s the only one I have!

Bank of America Paying $100 to Open Checking Account

October 9, 2009 | Banking | No Comments

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Bank of America new promotion states, “Now that you’ve moved to a new neighborhood, maybe it’s time to move to a new bank.”  Hence the picture above with the woman moving boxes. 

Bank of America is offering $100 to open a new checking account.  That’s not bad! This offer is only available to new customers who open a qualifying personal checking account with a minimum balance of $500.  That’s an immediate 20% return in you deposit the minimum $500.  

Additionally, the new checking account must be open for at least 30 days and you must make a minimum of one transaction with the newly assigned check card.  That’s easy enough!  

To open a new checking account, apply online or go to a banking center and reference offer code AOU261009.

A Bank of America checking account offers you:

  • Free MyAccess Checking with no monthly maintenance fee when opened online. Special online only offer
  • Banking near home, work or school with over 6,100 banking centers
  • Access to your money at over 18,000 ATMs
  • Check balances, pay bills, and transfer funds with Online and Mobile Banking
  • Effortless savings with Keep the Change

 

For more information visit BankofAmerica.com.