Members CU has a reward checking account called RealInterest Checking that pays 2.01% APY on balances up to $25,000 (1.25% over) if the following monthly requirements are met:
- 10 check card purchases
- one ACH debit or credit (a direct deposit or automatic payment)
- enrolled to receive E-statements
Membership is open to those who live or work in Hood County, Johnson County, or in the zip codes 76028 and 76036. Please see their Membership Page for more details. Membership requires a minimum balance of $20 in the savings account.
Branches are located in Cleburne and Burleson, Texas which are just south of Fort Worth. The credit union is federally insured by the NCUA (Charter # 67649).
Other High Yield Reward Checking Accounts
To find reward checking accounts in other areas of the nation or to learn more about these accounts, please refer to my High Yield Checking website.
10/20/09: 2.01% APY up to $25K
03/18/09: 3.01% APY up to $25K; 1.25% over
05/19/08: 5.01% APY up to $25K
Edit 7/18/09: Added 2nd tier rate