Flushing Bank is offering a $150 checking account bonus for opening its Totally Free Checking. No direct deposit is required. However, it does require online bill-pay and debit card purchases. Here's a link to the bank's promotion page. The specific requirements include:
- $75 for 10 online banking bill pay. Each must be $25 or more
- $75 for 10 debit card purchases. Each must be $25 or more
The offer is scheduled to last until December 31, 2010. A branch visit is required. The small print of the offer is part of the image, and it's hard to read. I've copied it the best I could below:
Receive a free Flushing Bank tote bag when you open a new Flushing Bank checking account. Limit one per household. Limited time only while supplies last. Offer subject to change and early termination without prior notice at any time.
New Totally Free checking account with new money only. New money is defined as money not currently on deposit with Flushing Bank. This offer is limited to one checking account per household. In order to qualify for up to $150 you must open a new active checking account with new money, sign up for and complete 10 online banking bill-pay and/or complete 10 debit card purchases. Online banking bill-pay - You will receive $75 for completing 10 online banking bill-pays of via Flushing Bank's Online Banking portal. Each online bill-pay must be $25 or more. Debit Card Purchases - You will receive $75 for the completion of 10 debit card purchases. Each debit card purchase must be $25 or more. Online bill-pay and debit card purchases must be completed prior to 60 days after the end of the promotion. The promotion compensation will credited to the checking account on or about 75 days after the promotion ends. The promotion ends on December 31, 2010 and is subject to change and early termination without prior notice at any time. A 1099 will be issued in the amount credited to your account. Other fees and restrictions may apply. Speak with a Flushing Bank representative for more information.
Credit for this find goes to FW member windf who mentioned this promo in this FW thread.
Branches are located in Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Nassau in New York.
Flushing Bank used to be Flushing Savings Bank. The name change occurred earlier this year. The bank has an internet division called iGObanking.com which also includes the site giftsforbanking.com (see review).
Flushing Bank's overall health score is 3 out of 5 with a Texas Ratio of 25.99% (above average) based on 6/30/2010 data. Please see our financial overview of Flushing Bank for more details. The bank has been a FDIC member since 1934 (FDIC Certificate # 16049).
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