Indiana Bank & Trust Company is offering a high-yield reward checking account called Maximum Yield (MY) Checking. It has the following rates and features if certain monthly requirements are met:
- 3.01% APY on balances up to $25,000
- 0.10% on portion of balance over $25,000
- 0.10% base rate if requirements are not met
- free ATMs nationwide
- 10 debit card purchases
- 1 direct deposit or automatic ACH payment or Online Bill Payment
- Log on to Online Banking
- Receive e-statements
- $500 minimum initial deposit (listed in application)
- No minimum balance requirement
- No monthly service charge
- Free bill payment
There may be a hard credit inquiry in the application process. The following must be selected at the start of the application: "By applying for an account, I also agree that my credit and account history may be reviewed with consumer reporting agencies."
Branches are located in the Indiana cities of Indianapolis, Austin, Batesville, Brownstown, Columbus, Greensburg, Hope, Madison, North Vernon, Osgood, Salem and Seymour.
The bank's ratings for safety and soundness are a little above average: 3½ stars (good) at BauerFinancial (based on 9/30/09 data) and 3 stars (performing) at Bankrate.com (based on 6/30/09 data). The bank has been a FDIC member since 1943 (FDIC Certificate # 28285).
Other Reward Checking Accounts
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12/23/09: 3.01% APY up to $25K
12/08/09: 4.01% APY up to $25K; 0.10% over; 0.10% base