Kish Bank’s Green Checking (a rewards checking account) earns 3.00% APY on qualifying balances up to $25k. Qualifying balances above $25k earn 0.10% APY, with non-qualifying balances earning no interest. The minimum opening deposit is $100.
The Green Checking account has only one qualifying requirement:
Process 20 or more signature- transactions per statement cycle using
your Kish Check Card and earn 3.00% APY on balances up to $25,000.
The $5 monthly service charge is waived with enrollment in eStatements. There are up to four free non-Kish ATM transactions per statement cycle, with a $2 per transaction fee beyond the allowed four. If a new Green Checking account is closed within 180 days of opening, a $25 fee will be imposed.
As the name suggests, Green Checking rewards you for “green” behavior:
- Save paper by getting your statements electronically
- Skip the branch and save gas with digital banking
- Use recycled checks
Kish Bank is also currently offering two CD Specials: 2-year (2.92% APY) and 4-year (3.02% APY). Both require a $2k minimum opening deposit.
Headquartered in Belleville, Pennsylvania, Kish Bank’s market area the central Pennsylvania counties of Centre, Huntingdon, and Mifflin.
Opening a Green Checking account (or CD Special) can be done at any of the 14 Pennsylvania branches located in Allensville, Bellefonte, Belleville, Huntingdon, Lewistown (2), McVeytown, Mill Creek, Petersburg, Reedsville (2), and State College (3).
Kish Bank’s Personal OnLine Banking platform is currently dedicated to account management and bill payment services.
Kish Bank has an overall health grade of "A" at DepositAccounts.com, with a Texas Ratio of 2.90% (excellent), based on December 31, 2018 data. In the past year, the Bank has increased its total non-brokered deposits by $37 million, an excellent annual growth rate of 5.74%. Please refer to our financial overview of Kish Bank (FDIC Certificate # 14969) for more details.
Founded in 1927, the Bank was originally known as Kishacoquillas Valley National Bank of Belleville. Eight years later, the Bank merged with Farmers National Bank of Belleville and The Belleville National Bank, but its extraordinarily long name stayed in place until 2013. Kish Bank is currently Pennsylvania’s 53rd largest bank, with assets in excess of $848 million.
How Green Checking Compares
When compared to the High Yield Reward Checking Accounts tracked by DepositAccounts.com that are available in the Bank’s market area and have maximum qualifying balances of at least $25k, Kish Bank’s Green Checking APY currently ranks third.
The above rates are accurate as of 4/27/2019.
To look for the best Reward Checking Account rates, both nationwide and state specific, please refer to our High Yield Reward Checking Account Rates Table page.