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New Reward Checking Account at Manasquan Savings Bank in the Northeast
Manasquan Savings Bank

Manasquan Savings Bank has just launched a high-interest reward checking account under the Kasasa brand. It’s called Kasasa Cash, and it has a competitive rate and balance cap. The bank also launched three other Kasasa products. One is a savings account called Kasasa Saver and the other two are checking accounts called Kasasa Tunes and Kasasa Cash Back. Below is a summary of the rates and features of the Kasasa Cash and Kasasa Saver accounts as of 4/4/2014:

Kasasa Cash account rates and ATM fee refunds if monthly requirements are met:

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13-Month CD Special with a Top Rate at Quorum FCU - Easy Membership
Quorum Federal Credit Union

Quorum Federal Credit Union is offering a special 1.25% APY 13-month CD (They call it a Term Savings account). Minimum deposit is $1,000. It’s also available as an IRA CD.This is a limited time offer that is listed on the credit union's rates page as of 4/2/2014.

Membership is open to those associated with a long list of companies and groups at the credit union's eligibility page. One group listed is the Select Savers Club. In the eligibility section of the online application, one of the options is "to join through...

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First Republic Bank Raises Long-Term CD Rates in Several States
First Republic Bank

First Republic Bank has recently increased its 5-year and 6-year CD rates, and they’re now competitive. You can get higher rates on the internet, but for those who prefer to open CDs at a branch, these might be appealing. The 6-year CD has a 2.25% APY, and the 5-year CD has a 2.00% APY. Minimum deposit is $5,000. These rates are listed at the bank's rates page as of 4/1/2014. Rates may vary by location. You have to select your region to see the CD rates. I have selected a...

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Largest CD Rates Hikes on Long Terms at Melrose Credit Union
Melrose Credit Union

Melrose Credit Union just recently increased the rates of all of its CDs. This is the first rate increase since last December. Like we have seen with other institutions, the long-term CDs had the largest rate increases. The 5-year and 4-year CD rates increased by 15 basis points. The 3-year, 2-year and 1-year CD rates increased by 5 basis points. All CD terms are very competitive for nationally available rates. Thanks to DA member OldGuy who posted on this news in the DA forum. Below is a summary of the...

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CD Rate Specials in Miami and NYC at People's Alliance FCU
People's Alliance Federal Credit Union

People's Alliance Federal Credit Union is offering two certificate specials with competitive rates. The best one is its 28-month CD. It has a 1.35% APY. The other one is a 15-month CD with a 1.00% APY. Minimum deposit is $500, and new money is required. These rates are listed at the credit union's rates page as of 3/25/2014.

The credit union used to offer very competitive standard CD rates. That has changed, and now you can get higher rates at many internet banks.

People's Alliance continues to offer other nice perks like...

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$200 Checking Account Bonus at Northwest Savings Bank in NY, PA, OH & MD
Northwest Savings Bank

It has been awhile since I last reported on a checking account bonus at Northwest Savings Bank. I’m glad to see the bank is again offering a bonus, and it’s a nice bonus for a free checking account. You can earn up to $200 on the checking account promotion. It requires direct deposit to receive the first $100. For the second $100, you’ll have to keep the account open for a year. Details of this offer are listed in the bank's promotions page as of 3/24/2014. The most important part...

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KeyBank $200 Checking Account Bonus in Some States
KeyBank

KeyBank has another checking account promotion. Last month it was giving away a Kindle Fire HD. That has been replaced with a $200 cash bonus. Like before it's an online-only offer, and it’s only available in certain areas of the country that are in KeyBank’s market area (see below). Here’s the link to KeyBank’s promo page. The offer is scheduled to last until May 2, 2014.

The bonus requires that you open a qualifying KeyBank checking account online and enter offer code ONFT0314 by May 2, 2014, and make at least...

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March Madness 1-Year CD Promotion at Countryside FCU in New York - Local Only - 0.6%
Countryside Federal Credit Union

Countryside Federal Credit Union has a long history with its March Madness CD promotion. It is again offering the promotion, but the deal isn’t as good as previous ones. Like before if you pick the right final four NCAA basketball teams, you’re rewarded with a top rate on a 12-month CD. If only some of your picks are correct, you can still get a rate bump. If you don’t get any right, you’ll just get a base rate on your 12-month CD. Unfortunately, that base rate is low this year....

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M&T Bank’s $100 Checking Account Bonus in Some States
M&T Bank

M&T Bank has long been offering promotions for its MyChoice Checking account. In the latest one you can earn a $100 cash bonus for opening the MyChoice Checking Account and setting up direct deposit. The promotion is scheduled to last until 6/27/2014. Please refer to the bank’s promotions page for the full details.

The offer’s small print has the details about the direct deposit requirements and what qualifies as direct deposit:

MyChoice Checking is not a free checking account. According to the MyChoice Checking page, there's a $6.95 monthly fee unless you...

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Kindle Fire HD Checking Account Bonus at KeyBank in Some States
KeyBank

KeyBank has another checking account promotion. Unlike its past ones, this one offers a free 16GB Kindle Fire HD instead of cash.That Kindle model is currently selling on Amazon for $169. Like before it's an online-only offer, and it’s only available in certain areas of the country that are in KeyBank’s market area (see below). Here’s the link to KeyBank’s promo page. The offer is scheduled to last until February 28, 2014.

The bonus requires that you open a qualifying KeyBank checking account online and enter offer code ONFT0114 by February...

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PenFed CD Rates Going Down for New CDs in February
Pentagon Federal Credit Union

PenFed will be lowering most of its CD rates in February. This isn’t official since these rates are not yet posted on PenFed’s website. I learned of these rates from a PenFed customer service representative in a phone call this morning. Near the end of the month PenFed’s board of directors approves the CD rates for the next month. Once they’re approved, the CSRs are typically notified of these new rates by an internal email. Thanks to DA reader Lou for first reporting on this news in the forum.

One important...

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Special CD and IRA CD Rates at Xceed Financial Credit Union - Easy Membership
Xceed Financial Credit Union

Xceed Financial Credit Union just came out with a new CD special. It has a 1.50% APY and a 17-month term. Minimum deposit is $500. This special isn’t available in an IRA, but there is a special 14-month IRA CD with a 1.40% APY. Xceed is still offering a special 7-month CD and IRA CD with a 1.00% APY and a special 19-month CD and IRA CD with a 1.25% APY. These special CD rates are listed on the credit union's rates page and in the credit union's news &...

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