TCF Bank is offering up to $50 for opening one of its checking accounts.
Note, the checking accounts are not free. Monthly fees for the TCF Convenience Checking can be waived with a $500 balance or direct deposits of at least $100.
Also note, if you apply online, TCF Bank requires that you purchase checks (minimum of $17.50).
The first page of the online application states:
A mailing address in Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana, Colorado, Arizona or South Dakota if you are not a current TCF Online Banking customer
Important small print:
The account must have a total of 10 qualifying transactions posted to the account within 60 calendar days of account opening. Qualifying transactions include check card purchases posted and checks cleared within 60 calendar days of account opening. Cash will be credited the next Business Day following the date by which all transactions are posted. Offer is available to individuals and small businesses without a TCF Checking account in the past 90 days. Minimum $25 to open a personal non-interest bearing checking account and $100 for a business non-interest bearing checking account.