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4.01% Reward Checking Account at First National Bank of Pontotoc in MS - Local Only

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First National Bank (Pontotoc, MS)
Update 9/27/09: The top rate has fallen to 4.01% APY. Refer to the bottom of the post for the rate history.

First National Bank of Pontotoc is offering a reward checking account called The MAX Checking. The account has the following rates and features if certain monthly requirements are met:
  • 4.01% APY on balances up to $30,000
  • 1.01% APY on portion of balance over $30,000
  • 0.15% APY base rate if requirements are not met
  • ATM fee refunds nationwide without limit
The monthly requirements include:
  • 10 debit card purchases
  • 1 direct deposit or automatic payment
  • Receive e-statements
Additional features of the account regardless of the monthly requirements include:
  • $50 minimum initial deposit
  • No minimum balance requirement
  • No monthly service charge
  • Multiple accounts can be opened but requirements must be met for each to receive the top rate
There's an online application at the checking account's microwebsite. However, the top of the application states that after you apply online you'll be expected to come into a branch to complete the application process.

Branches are located in Pontotoc, Mississippi. The bank has been a FDIC member since 1934 (FDIC Certificate # 5006).

Other Reward Checking Accounts

To find reward checking accounts in other areas of the nation or to learn more about these accounts, please refer to my High Yield Checking website.

Rate History:
09/21/09: 4.01% APY up to $30K
07/30/09: 5.01% APY up to $30K; 1.01% over; 0.15% base

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