This NBC News article is a little too positive about Kasasa Cash (reward checking) accounts by highlighting 3% and 4% interest rates. These are rare today, especially for $25K balance caps. Nevertheless, it has a few interesting stats on Kasasa Cash accounts:
A financial institution saves around $2 a month when an e-statement replaces a paper one. They make money every time you use your debit card. People who use online banking are more self-serve and that helps reduce overhead costs. Read more
And it turns out, someone who has Kasasa checking is also twice as likely to apply for a loan.