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Best Bank Account Promotions for 2017

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July 27, 2017 · 3.1k Views

There are many factors to consider when choosing the right bank account. Whether you’re looking at high-interest rates, no monthly fees, or the most convenient ATM access, choosing the bank that best suits your needs should always come first. Receiving a first-time enrollment bonus is just the icing on the cake! Below is a list of the best bank account promotions of July 2017.


Best Bank Promotions of 2017

Best Bundle Bonus


Chase Total Checking Account + Chase Savings Account: Up to $350 Bonus

  • Expires: 10/16/2017
  • To receive this bonus, you must open a new Chase Total Checking account ($200 bonus) and Chase Savings account ($150 bonus) and complete the steps below. Receive your bonus to your account within 10 days of completion.
  • Chase Total Checking Account: Open a new checking account with an upfront deposit of $25+, and then receive a direct deposit within 60 days of account opening.
  • Note: Has a monthly $12 service fee that is waived if you; 1) Have a monthly direct deposit of $500+ made to the account, 2) Keep a daily minimum balance of $1,500+ in your checking account, or 3) Have an average beginning day balance of $5,000+ in any Chase account linked to your Chase checking account.
  • Chase Savings Account: Open a new account and deposit $10,000+ in new money within 10 business days, and then keep a $10,000 minimum balance for 90 days.
  • Note: Has a $5 monthly service fee that is waived if you; 1) Keep a daily min. value of $300+ in your savings account, 2) Have a repeating automatic transfer of $25+ from your Chase personal checking account, or 3) Link a qualifying Chase Checking account to your savings account.
  • There is a withdrawal limit of six per monthly statement period or pay a $5 Withdrawal Limit Fee for each withdrawal or transfer after that.
  • Apply online, or follow the link and enter your email to receive a coupon to take to your local Chase branch [branch locator].


Best Checking Bonus


Chase Premier Plus Checking: $300 Bonus

  • Expires: 10/16/2017
  • To receive this bonus, open a new Chase Premier Plus Checking account with an initial deposit of $25+ and receive a direct deposit to your account within 60 days of opening. Receive your bonus to your account within 10 days of completing the steps above.
  • Note: There is a monthly service fee of $25 that is waived if you; 1) Keep a beginning day average balance of $15,000+ between any of your linked Chase checking, savings or other balance accounts, or 2) Link and enroll a qualifying Chase first mortgage with automatic payments to your checking account.
  • Apply online, or follow the link and enter your email to receive a coupon to take to your local Chase branch [branch locator].



Best Online Checking Bonus

td bank

TD Bank Premier Checking: $300 Bonus

  • Mobile & Online Banking Only
  • Features live 24/7 customer service, free Bill Pay & e-bills, and mobile deposits.
  • To get this bonus, open a new TD Premier Checking account and receive a direct deposit of $2,500+ within 60 days of opening.
  • Note: There is a $25 monthly maintenance fee that is waived if you keep a minimum daily balance of $2,500.
  • Apply online here.
  • For residents of CT, DC, DE, FL, MD, ME, MA, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, VT, & VA.


Best Bonus for College Saving

citizens bank

Citizen’s Bank CollegeSaver Savings Account: $1,000 Bonus

  • In branch only offer [branch locator].
  • Available in CT, MA, MI, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT.
  • To receive this deal, open a new CollegeSaver Savings account, meet the minimum monthly and initial deposits, and then when your child turns 18 years old, you will receive your $1,000 bonus!
  • Savings plan: 1) if your child is 0 to 5 years old, then make an initial opening deposit of $25 and contribute $25+ per month until their 18th birthday, or 2) if your child is 5 to 10 years old, then make an initial opening deposit of $500 and contribute $50+ per month until their 18th birthday.
  • Note: A $5 fee is charged for withdrawals or transfers over one per month. Also, there is an early termination fee of $10 if the account is closed within 1 year of opening.


Best Cashback Checking Bonus


Discover Cashback Checking: Up to $150 per year

  • Open a new Discover Cashback Checking account and earn 10¢ on the following transactions (up to 100 per month): 1) Every purchase made using your Discover Debit Card, 2) Every check you write that clears your account, and 3) Every bill you pay using the Discover Online Bill Payment Service. Choose to either cash your reward out to your account or build on your bonus by adding your cash back reward to the Cashback Bonus account on your Discover card.
  • No minimum deposit or monthly fee. Have access to over 60,000  no-fee ATMs.
  • Apply online here.


Best Travel Checking Account Bonus

bank direct

BankDirect AAdvantage Miles: Up to 22,000 Bonus Miles

  • Open a BankDirect Mileage Checking account and earn the following miles: 1) 1,000 miles for opening an account, 2) 10,000 miles for receiving a direct deposit totaling $2,000 per month consecutively for six statement cycles, 3) 5,000 miles when you use the online payment program to pay a minimum of three payments for a total of $500 per month for six consecutive statement cycles, 4) 5,000 miles when you use your BankDirect Visa CheckCard for 12+ transactions totaling at least $500 per month for six consecutive statement cycles, and 5) 1,000 miles when you refer someone who opens a BankDirect account.
  • Note: There is a $500 minimum opening deposit requirement. Also, there is no way to avoid the $12 monthly fee. Keep in mind that you need to keep your account open for a minimum of six months to get all the bonuses (that’s a total of $72 in fees).
  • Apply online here.


Best Bonus on Interest


Barclay Dream Account: 2.5% + 2.5% Bonuses on Interest Earned

  • Open a Barclay Dream Account and every time you make consecutive deposits for six months, earn a 2.5% bonus on the interest earned. Also, earn an additional 2.5% bonus on interest earned when you make no withdrawals for six consecutive months.
  • There is no minimum initial deposit, however, you can only make a max deposit of $1,000 per month.
  • Note: You have six free withdrawals per month, then $5 per withdrawal after that (keep in mind, to get one of the 2.5% bonuses, you cannot make any withdrawals for six months straight).
  • Apply online here.
  • Right now the Dream Account boasts a high-interest rate of 1.15% APY.


Highest Cash Bonus


Citi Priority Account Package: $500 Bonus

  • Expires: 9/30/2017
  • Open a Citi Priority Account Package with a deposit of $50,000, and then maintain that balance for 60 days. Also, you need to receive a direct deposit from one depositor for two consecutive months. You must complete these requirements within 30 days of opening your account.
  • Have access to over 30,000 fee-free ATMs, as well as free online banking.
  • Note: There is a $30 monthly fee that is waived if you maintain an average monthly balance of $50,000.
  • You can apply online, or at a branch [branch locator], or call 1-800-336-2484.


Best Referral Bonus

capital one

Capital One 360 Checking Account: $200 Bonus + Up to $1,000 in Referrals

  • Expires: 9/30/2017
  • Open a Capital One 360 Checking Account and make a deposit of $1,000 by September 30th. Also, receive $25 per referral you make to earn up to $1,000 in referral bonuses.
  • There are no monthly fees or minimums (except to receive the bonus). Have access to over 39,000 free ATMs.
  • Apply online here.


Highest Interest Rate Bonus


Ally No Penalty Certificate of Deposit (CD): 1.50% APY

  • Open an Ally Bank No Penalty CD with an opening deposit of $25,000 and an 11 month CD term.
  • There are no maintenance fees or penalty for early withdrawal. You can also earn 1.00% APY with an opening deposit of less than $5,000, and earn 1.25% APY with an opening deposit of $5,000.
  • Apply online here.

Which new bank promotion are you interested in? Know another one worth mentioning? Share it with us in the comments below!

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