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.
Deal Summary: $200 new checking account bonus available through 2/15/2022.
Availability: Easy membership requirement for residents of Florida and South Carolina; active and retired military; 1,500+ SEGs.
Now through February 15, 2022, Florida-based Grow Financial Federal Credit Union (Grow Financial) is offering a $200 bonus to new members in Florida and South Carolina who open a new Grow CashBack Checking account or a new Grow Checkless Checking account. The $200 bonus is not available to current/existing Grow Financial members and there is a limit of one bonus...
POSTED ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2022 BY KEN TUMIN
Deal Summary: $200 new checking account bonus extended through March 31, 2022.
Availability: Residents of AL, FL, GA, NC, SC, and VA.
Now through March 31, 2022, SouthState Bank is offering a $200 bonus for opening a new personal checking account (in-branch or online) and completing two of three requirements within 60 calendar days of account opening.
As stated on the bonus promotion page, the “Eligibility & Qualifications” for the $200 bonus are as follows:
There is a limit of one $200 checking bonus per customer and...
Availability: Residents of Washington State, ten Idaho counties, and twelve Oregon counties.
Washington-based Gesa Credit Union (Gesa) is currently offering various promotions, including a 17-month Certificate Special and a $300 new checking bonus.
17-month Certificate Special
Earning 1.05% APY, the 17-month Certificate Special is the most competitive CD in Gesa’s product line. This limited-time Certificate Special requires a $500 minimum opening deposit. According to the small print of the promotions page, "total certificate balances at this term and...
Deal Summary: $300 or $500 bonus when opening a new Silver, Gold, or Platinum Checking account. Available through January 24, 2022.
Availability: Market area includes AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NM, NV, OH, OR, SD, TN, UT, WA, WI, and WY. Individuals in other states with an existing US Bank relationship are also eligible.
Now through January 24, 2022, US Bank is offering a “Bring in the New Year” $300 or $500 checking bonus...
Deal Summary: $250 bonus for new checking account with direct deposit, 10 debit card purchases, and $1,000 balance in savings account, now through February 28, 2022.
Availability: Easy membership requirement
Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) has a long history of competitive long-term CD rates, and that CD competitiveness continues today. For those not interested in MSUFCU CDs, there’s another reason to become a member, a $250 checking account bonus. For those who joined MSUFCU for their CDs, this may make a MSUFCU checking account worthwhile.
Deal Summary: $350 bonus when opening a new MyChoice Premium Checking account now through January 28, 2022.
Availability: Market area includes CT, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA, WV, and the District of Columbia. Bonus eligibility is based on Zip Code.
I last wrote about the new checking bonus offered by M&T Bank in 2017 when the bonus was only $150. The current promotion (available through January 28, 2022) is a $350 bonus when opening a new MyChoice Premium Checking account.
POSTED ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2022 BY KEN TUMIN
Deal Summary: $150 or $200 bonus when opening a new Online Savings account now through March 15, 2022.
Availability: Nationwide (internet bank)
Discover’s long-running $150/$200 Online Savings bonus has been extended once again. The current promotion runs through March 15, 2022, and is available to new customers only: existing or prior Discover savings customers are not eligible.
As stated on Discover's promotion page, the bonus requirements are as follows:
Open a new Online Savings account by March 15, 2022.