$75 Savings & Checking Account Bonus at Metropolitan Bank Group in Chicago - Local Only


Several of the banks of the Metropolitan Bank Group are offering up to a $75 bonus. Here's what is required to receive the full $75:

  • $25 for a new savings account by 3/22/10
  • $25 when you add direct deposit of $100 or more by 4/28/10
  • $25 for automatic transfers between the checking and savings using online banking by 4/28/10

One of the banks in the Metropolitan Bank Group (a bank holding company) with this promo is Archer Bank, and it has the details at its promotions page. Its Statement Savings Account has a minimum balance of $200 to avoid a monthly fee. Its free checking account has no monthly fees.

The other banks in the Metropolitan Bank Group with this same promo include:

All of the above banks are in the Chicago Metro area. Refer to the banks' websites for the branch locations. It appears a branch visit is required to open the accounts.

Credit for the find goes to markber who posted it at this iBankDesign thread

$75 Checking Account Bonus and 4.77% Money Market at an Illinois Bank
Archer Bank is offering $75 for opening a free checking account with direct deposit. The free checking account requires a minimum opening deposit of $100. $75 cash bonus will be automatically deposited into your account within one month of first direct deposit. Account must remain open for six months or $75 will be debited from your account at closing. You also have the alternative of receiving a 125 piece household tool set.

Another noteworthy aspect of Archer Bank is their 4.77% APY high yield money market account. The account requires a...

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