About Ken Tumin

Ken Tumin founded the Bank Deals Blog in 2005 and has been passionately covering the best deposit deals ever since. He is frequently referenced by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications as a top expert, but he is first and foremost a fellow deal seeker and member of the wonderful community of savers that frequents DepositAccounts.


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Bank Deals Blog: Bank Bonuses and Promotions

Vantage West Credit Union (AZ) Has $300 and $100 Checking Bonuses
Deal Summary: Checking Bonuses – $300 (Premium Rewards Checking) and $100 (Essential Checking), no direct deposit required, offered now through December 31, 2021.

Availability: Residents of the Arizona counties of Cochise, Maricopa, Pima, and Pinal Counties, and the Copper Basin area; individuals who have/had a relationship with Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

Now through December 31, 2021, Vantage West Credit Union (Vantage West) is offering a $300 bonus and a $100 bonus for new members who open a Premium Rewards Checking or Essential Checking account (both non-interest bearing). These are...

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Santander Bank Offers $400 Checking Account Bonus
Deal Summary: $400 checking bonus, available through September 30, 2021.

Availability: Residents of CT, DE, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, and portions of FL.

Now through September 30, 2021, Santander Bank, N.A. (Santander Bank) is offering a $400 checking bonus when opening a new Santander Select Checking account with a minimum $25 opening deposit.

As stated on the promotion page, the bonus is explained as follows:

*According to the fine print on the promotion page,

Bonus Limitations

  • Offer is not available if any account owner is a current checking customer of...
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PSECU Offers $250 Checking Account Bonus For New Members
Deal Summary: $250 bonus for new members who opening a checking account with direct deposit.

Availability: Easy membership requirement.

Now through December 31, 2021 PSECU is offering a $250 bonus for new members who open a checking account. The following is a summary of the $250 Direct Bonus, as stated on the credit union's landing page.

This promotion is available to U.S. residents who are 18 years or older at the time of account opening, with only one promo code per member. In addition, “employees, agents...

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TD Bank $200 Savings and $300 Checking Bonuses Available Again
Deal Summary: $200 bonus, TD Beyond Savings or TD Simple Savings; $300 bonus, TD Beyond Checking.

Availability: Available in CT, DC, DE, FL, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, NC, PA, RI, SC, VA, and VT.

Now through November 30, 2021, TD Bank is offering a $200 bonus when opening a new TD Beyond Savings or TD Simple Savings account, depositing at least $20k of new money (not currently held in a TD Bank retail deposit account) within 20 calendar days of account opening, and maintaining a minimum...

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Addition Financial (FL) Offers $300 Checking Account Bonus
Deal Summary: $300 bonus when opening a new Choice Checking account.

Availability: Residents of 22 Florida counties.

Addition Financial (the former CFE Federal Credit Union) is offering a $300 bonus for new members opening a new Choice Checking account (non-interest bearing). Offer is only valid for “new members who have not been members for at least one year.”

As stated on the Bonus landing page, the following requirements must be fulfilled within 60 days of account opening:

    The $300 bonus will be deposited into the new Choice Checking account five business...

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    Christian Community Credit Union Expands Field Of Membership
    Deal Summary: 18-month New Member Welcome Certificate, 1.00% APY, $500 min/$10k max deposit, limit of one per member.

    Availability: Easy membership requirement

    Having significantly expanded its field of membership, California-based Christian Community Credit Union (CCCU) is offering an 18-month New Member Welcome Certificate, which earns 1.00% APY. The initial deposit has a $500 minimum and is capped at $10k, limiting the maximum earned interest to $150. There is a limit of one Welcome Certificate per new member and a Welcome Certificate must be opened within 30 days...

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    Wings Financial Has Competitive Limited-Time 18-Month CD Special
    Deal Summary: 18-month CD Special, 0.85% APY, $500 minimum deposit, new money.

    Availability: Easy Membership Requirement

    As part of its Member Appreciation Month, Minnesota-based Wings Financial Credit Union (Wings Financial) is offering an 18-month CD Special earning 0.85% APY now through July 31, 2021. Unlike the majority of Wings Financial CDs that have tiered APYs based on four deposit levels ($500, $10k, $100k, and $250k), the 18-month CD Special can be opened with a minimum $500 opening deposit to earn the stated APY. New money is...

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    Honor Credit Union Offers $250 Checking Bonus In MI, IN, And WI
    Deal Summary: $250 bonus when opening a new checking account.

    Availability: All residents of Michigan and residents of 14 Indiana and five Wisconsin counties.

    Michigan-based Honor Credit Union (Honor CU) is offering a $250 bonus when opening a new checking account. As stated on the Join the Fam landing page,

    There are two checking accounts in Honor CU’s product line: Benefits Checking, a rewards checking account, and Connect Checking, a cash back account.

    Benefits Checking

    The Benefits Checking account currently earns 3.00% APY on qualifying balances up to $10k....

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    Bank of Hope Offers $500 Checking Bonus In Eight States
    Deal Summary: $500 Bonus when opening a new personal or business checking account with new money, offer valid through September 30, 2021.

    Availability: In-branch opening at any of 58 AL, CA, IL, NJ, NY, TX, VA, and WA branch locations.

    Now through September 30, 2021, California-based Bank of Hope is offering a $500 bonus when opening any new personal or business checking account with new money, and enrolling "in the Cash Bonus Offer at the time of account opening or within 30 days of account opening.” New or...

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    FirstBank (AL, GA, TN) Has $250 Checking Bonus Through 6/30/2021
    Deal Summary: $250 UTC Bonus when opening a new FirstRewards Checking account, offer valid through June 30, 2021.

    Availability: Online market area includes Tennessee, Alabama, and portions of northern Georgia.

    Now through June 30, 2021, Tennessee-based FirstBank is offering a $250 bonus when opening a new FirstRewards Checking. The requirements that need to be met to qualify for the bonus are structured a little differently than the vast majority of checking bonuses, but the bottom line is the same: open a new account, have a direct...

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