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Another $100 Checking Bonus at Pinnacle Bank - NE, KS, MO, WY & CO Only


Pinnacle Bank (NE)

Pinnacle Bank is again offering a $100 bonus for opening its PinnCheck Free checking account online. If you missed the one last year, this is another chance. Like last year, the bonus doesn’t require much work. The only requirements listed in the bank's promotions page are:

  • Web-exclusive offer for new Pinnacle Bank customers only
  • Minimum amount to open an account is $100
  • Account must be maintained in good standing for the first 90 days
  • Offer valid for PinnCheck Free applicants only

Offer expires April 30, 2013. According to the terms, it's only available to residents of Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Wyoming and Colorado.

It's rare to find a $100 checking account bonus that does not require direct deposit, online bill pay usage or debit card purchases.

PinnCheck Free is a free checking account with no maintenance fee and no minimum balance. It also has unlimited check writing and free online bill pay. Statements must be in electronic format.

Bank Overview

Pinnacle Bank used to have an internet division called BankOn which offered a high-yield online savings account. However, the BankOn website is no longer active.

Most of Pinnacle Bank branches are located in Nebraska. There are also a few branches in Kansas and Missouri. The major cities with branches are Abilene, KS and Lincoln and Omaha, NE.

The bank has an overall health score at of 5 stars (out of 5) with a Texas ratio of 6.76% (above average) based on December 2012 data. Please refer to our financial overview of Pinnacle Bank for more details. The bank has been a FDIC member since 1934 (FDIC Certificate # 10634).

Other Bank Bonuses

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.

You can view my latest bank bonus blog posts in this bank bonus page. I and readers often post on bonuses in the checking account deals forum.

  Tags: Pinnacle Bank (NE), checking account, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Wyoming, Colorado

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Comment #1 by miss kay (anonymous) posted on
miss kay
The online application to open the Pinncheck Free account repeatedly gave me an error message.  When I contacted Pinnacle Bank's online support division, they, with my permission, logged on to my computer and worked through the problem.  Further, their representative stayed with me throughout the entire application process until it was completed and my new account was set up.  I couldn't have asked for a more helpful, friendly, and customer-oriented experience. 

Comment #2 by Anonymous posted on
I wanted to follow up. I opened the account in late April and received the bonus last week, on time, without any prompting from me. Good job!

Comment #3 by Anonymous posted on
Also, it appears they are still offering the bonus for new accounts opened through October 31, 2013.