Camden National Bank (ME/NH) Has Up To $300 In Checking Bonuses


Deal Summary: $100, $200, or $300 bonus when opening a new Simple Promise, Promise Rewards, and Promise Premier Checking account, respectively.

Availability: Residents of Maine and New Hampshire.

Now through December 31, 2017, Camden National Bank (CNB) is offering up to $300 in checking bonuses when opening any of three checking accounts with Direct Deposits of at least $500 during the second statement cycle. The amount of the bonus is dependent on which checking account is opened.

  • $100 bonus when opening a new Simple Promise checking account.
  • $200 bonus when opening a new Promise Rewards checking account.
  • $300 bonus when opening a new Promise Premier checking account.

Simple Promise Checking has no monthly fees or minimum balance requirements, but does require a minimum of $25 to open. eStatements are free, but monthly paper statements carry a $5 fee.

Promise Rewards Checking can also be opened with a minimum $25 deposit. There is a $5 monthly fee that can be waived with a minimum $100 average balance, or a minimum of $2.5k “in any combination of qualifying deposit and certificate of deposit balances.” The account earns a 10¢ cash-back rewards on debit card purchases.

Promise Premier Checking has a $20 monthly fee that can be waived with a minimum $2.5k average balance, OR a minimum balance of $25k in total deposit balances, OR a minimum of $150k in consumer and/or residential mortgage loan balances. The account earns 0.05% APY on balances of at least $2.5k, as well as a 15¢ cash-back rewards on debit card purchases.

0.03*%$2.5k-The Camden National Bank (ME)Premier Account
Rates as of April 16, 2024.

Complete details for the three checking accounts are available on the bonus promotion page.


  • Not available to current CNB checking account customers or those who have closed a checking account within the past six months.
  • Must be a Maine or New Hampshire resident.
  • If the requirements are met, the bonus will be credited within 60 days of account opening.
  • Account must be open and in good standing to receive the bonus.
  • If the account is closed within six months of account opening, a $5 early termination fee will be assessed.


Headquartered in Camden, Maine, Camden National Bank is offering the three checking bonuses to the residents of Maine and New Hampshire, now through December 31, 2017.

Applying for any of the bonuses and opening a new checking account can be done online, or at any of the 69 full-service Maine branches, which are located throughout the southern half of the state from York to Calais.

Bank Overview

Camden National Bank has an overall health grade of "A" rating at, with a Texas Ratio of 4.68% (excellent) based on March 31, 2017 data. In the past year, the Bank has increased its total non-brokered deposits by $141.02 million, an excellent annual growth rate of 5.75%. Please refer to our financial overview of Camden National Bank (FDIC Certificate # 4255) for more details.

Founded as The Camden National Bank in 1875, Camden National Bank (as it’s more informally known as) is Maine’s largest bank, with assets in excess of $3.9 billion and more than 168,000 customer accounts. Between 2006 and 2016, the Bank acquired four Maine banks (United Kingfield Bank, Union Trust Company, The Bank of Maine, and Acadia Trust, N.A.) expanding its footprint throughout the state.

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  |     |   Comment #1
Typo? Assets should probably be "in excess of $3.9 Billion". :)

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