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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: Checking & Reward Checking Deals

East Cambridge Savings Bank (MA) Has Added Kasasa Brand Products
Deal Summary: Kasasa Cash Checking, 1.75% APY on qualifying balances up to $20k. Kasasa Saver, 1.00% APY on qualifying balances up to $50k.

Availability: Massachusetts

East Cambridge Savings Bank (ECSB) is one of several banks that have added the Kasasa brand to its product line in the last few months. The Kasasa Cash Checking currently earns 1.75% APY on qualifying balances up to $20k. Qualifying balances over $20k earn 0.25% APY, with non-qualify balances earning 0.03% APY. While 1.75% APY is certainly not the most competitive...

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Consumers Credit Union (IL) Ups 20-Month CD Rates
Deal Summary: 20-month CDs – Super-Jumbo CD, 1.00% APY, $250k minimum; Jumbo CD, 0.90% APY, $100k minimum; CD, 0.80% APY, $250 minimum.

Availability: Easy membership requirement

In the past six months, the 20-month CDs (Regular, Jumbo, and Super Jumbo) offered by Illinois-based Consumers Credit Union (CCU) have experience three rate changes. In early September, CCU raised the rates on all three 20-month CDs by a uniform 25 bps. Those APYs (the highest since late 2010) lasted until the beginning of December, when they dropped by...

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Libertyville Savings Bank Offers Kasasa Products In SE Iowa
Deal Summary: Kasasa Cash, 3.00% APY on qualifying balances up to $25k. Kasasa Saver, 1.00% APY on qualifying balances up to $25k.

Availability: Southeast Iowa

It’s only been a few months since Libertyville Savings Bank (LSB) began offering Kasasa brand products. The Kasasa Cash’s initial 3.00% APY on qualifying balances up to $25k is still in effect. Qualifying balances over $25k earn 0.50% APY, with non-qualify balances earning 0.05% APY.

The monthly qualification requirements are quite basic and do not include a direct deposit or ACH...

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Western Sun Federal Credit Union (OK) Has New Kasasa Brand Products
Deal Summary: Kasasa Cash, 2.25% APY on qualifying balances up to $25k. Kasasa Savings, 1.00% APY on qualifying balances up to $25k.

Availability: Seven northeast Oklahoma counties.

Western Sun Federal Credit Union (WSFCU) recently began offering Kasasa brand products. The Kasasa Cash currently earns 2.25% APY on qualifying balances up to $25k. Qualifying balances over $25k earn 0.20% APY, with non-qualify balances earning 0.05% APY.

The monthly qualification requirements are quite standard and include,

  • At least 12 debit card purchases
  • At least one direct deposit or ACH credit/debit
  • Be...
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Meritus Credit Union Offers Kasasa Products In 5 Louisiana Parishes
Deal Summary: Kasasa Cash Checking, 3.00% APY on qualifying balances up to $15k. Kasasa Savings, 0.75% APY on qualifying balances up to $50k.

Availability: Five Acadiana Louisiana parishes.

Meritus Credit Union (Meritus CU) added the Kasasa brand to its product line about 18 months ago. The Kasasa Cash Checking’s initial 3.00% APY on qualifying balances up to $15k has remained unchanged. Qualifying balances over $15k earn 0.24% APY, with non-qualify balances earning 0.05% APY.

The monthly qualification requirements are easily met and do not include a...

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Town & Country Credit Union Has Competitive Reward Checking Account
Deal Summary: Star Rewards Checking 3.00% APY on qualifying balances up to $20k, or 3.00% Cash Back up to $7 per month.

Availability: Portions of North Dakota and Minnesota.

Town & Country Credit Union's (TCCU) Star Rewards Checking account is a reward checking account (RCA) that is structured slightly different than the ubiquitous Kasasa model. Rather than having two separate accounts (a traditional RCA and a Cash Back account that earn different rates), TCCU offers a single account that can either earn 3.00% APY on qualifying balances up to...

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Compass Credit Union (MI) High Yield Checking Has Competitive Rate
Deal Summary: High Yield Checking, 3.04% APY on qualifying balances between $25 and $20k

Availability: 13 West Michigan counties

Compass Credit Union (Compass CU) has been offering its High Yield Checking account for about 18 months. The initial 3.04% APY on qualifying balances between $25 and $20k is still in effect. Qualifying balances over $20k and non-qualify balances do not earn any interest.

The monthly qualification requirements include,

  • At least 10 debit card purchases
  • Direct deposit of at least $250
  • Log into online banking at least once
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Chief Financial Credit Union Kasasa Cash Has High Rate On Small Balances
Deal Summary: Kasasa Cash, 5.00% APY on qualifying balances up to $5k. Kasasa Savings, 1.00% APY on qualifying balances up to $50k.

Availability: Greater Detroit metropolitan area.

While the $5k balance cap on Chief Financial Credit Union’s (Chief Financial) Kasasa Cash (5.00% APY) is a deal breaker for some, it’s certainly appealing to those who are looking for a good rate available on a small balance. The downside of the $5k balance cap is also offset by the Kasasa Saver’s 1.00% APY/$50k balance cap combination (see below)....

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Commercial Bank (KS) Offers Kasasa Products Statewide
Deal Summary: Kasasa Cash Checking, 2.75% APY on qualifying balances up to $15k. Kasasa Saver, 0.75% APY on qualifying balances up to $20k.

Availability: Kansas

Commercial Bank began offering the Kasasa brand product line about six months ago. The Kasasa Cash Checking’s initial 2.75% APY on qualifying balances up to $15k has remained unchanged. Qualifying balances over $15k earn 0.25% APY, with non-qualify balances earning 0.05% APY.

The monthly qualification requirements include,

  • At least 12 debit card purchases
  • At least one direct deposit or ACH payment
  • Be enrolled in...
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United Citizens Bank & Trust Co. (KY) Has New Kasasa Cash Checking
Deal Summary: Kasasa Cash, 2.00% APY on qualifying balances up to $15k. Kasasa Saver, 1.25% APY on qualifying balances up to $85k.

Availability: North Central Kentucky

United Citizens Bank & Trust Co.’s (UCB&T) newly added Kasasa Cash earns 2.00% APY on qualifying balances up to $15k. Qualifying balances over $15k earn 0.25% APY, with non-qualifying balances earning 0.05% APY.

The monthly qualification requirements include,

  • At least 12 debit card purchases
  • At least one direct deposit or ACH transaction
  • Be enrolled in and review e-Statements*

*This is the first...

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