East Boston Savings Bank is advertising a checking account promotion in which you can earn up to $100. This offer doesn't appear to be listed at the bank's website. It was advertised in the Boston newspapers and was last published on 10/19/2012. The ad is available online here. According the ad's small print, the offer applies to accounts opened prior to 1/1/2013.
To qualify for the bonus, a new personal checking account must be opened with a minimum deposit of $50. The first $50 bonus will be rewarded for direct deposit that is established within 45 days of account opening. Another $50 bonus will be rewarded for enrolling in online banking and paying 3 bills using online bill pay within 45 days of account opening. The bonuses will be credited within 120 days of fulfillment of the above terms.
The bank also has a refer-a-friend bonus. When your friend opens a personal checking account, both you and the friend a tool kit (Ironworks 133-piece Home Tool Set). Details are listed in this EBSB webpage.
EBSB Choice Checking account without additional options is a free checking account with no monthly fee or balance requirement. Free ATM access is available nationwide from the Allpoint Network.
From the look of the ad, it appears a branch visit is required to qualify for this promotion. East Boston Savings Bank branches are located throughout the Boston metro area.
The bank has an overall health score at DepositAccounts.com of 4 stars (out of 5) with a Texas ratio of 21.38% (average) based on June 2012 data. Please refer to our financial overview of East Boston Savings Bank for more details. The bank has been a FDIC member since 1991 (FDIC Certificate # 33510).
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We have a bank promotions page with a table of all of the active bank and credit union promotions. You can filter the table based on the type of promotion and based on your state. I have more details about how to use this page in this blog post.