Coulee Bank is one of the few banks that have been offering a nationwide high-yield reward checking account for the last 3 years. This article at iStockAnalyst looks at the history of Coulee Bank in regards to how things have changed for those looking to start a bank. According to the Coulee Bank president, its reward checking account has brought in $20 million in new deposits from all 50 states.
For info on Coulee's reward checking account and its rate history, please refer to my Coulee reward checking review
and the DepositAccounts' Coulee Bank info hub