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7 of the Best Banks With Signup Bonuses in 2017

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Carrie SmithGuest Blogger
March 05, 2017 · 5.4k Views

These days more and more banks are offering brand new customers cash incentives as a way of starting, what they hope to be, a long-term financial relationship. This is good news for you, as you can cash in on some big bonuses simply by taking a few minutes to open a new checking or savings account. Here are seven of the most popular banks with the best signup bonuses in 2017.

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1. Chase Bank - $350

New customers get a combined $350 when opening a new Chase Total checking account and new Chase Savings account. Simply request that the $200 and $150 coupons to be emailed directly to you and then take them into your local Chase branch to start the process.

New checking account members must set up direct deposit to qualify for the $200 deposit. New savings account customers must deposit $10,000 within 10 business days and maintain this balance for 90 days in order to qualify for the $150 bonus. These offers are valid through 4/16/2017.


2. Discover Bank - $100

Open an online savings account with $15,000 or more as a new customer, and you’ll receive a $100 bonus from Discover Bank. Enter offer code: NW1016 when applying and you must deposit at least $15,000 by 2/15/2017. The account must remain open until the bonus has been deposited and this offer is valid through 1/31/2017.


3. Citibank - $500

With Citibank’s signup bonus offers you can earn either $300 or $500 when opening a qualifying new checking account. Here’s how it works: open a new account in The Citibank Account Package, deposit $15,000 or more and keep this balance for 30 consecutive days and you’ll earn a $300 bonus. Or open a new account in The Citibank Priority Account Package, deposit $50,000 or more and maintain this balance for 60 days and you’ll earn a $500 cash bonus. These offers are valid through 3/31/2017.


4. SunTrust Bank - $300

Open a new checking account at any SunTrust Bank branch and you could earn a $100, $200 or $300 cash bonus. Your new account must be opened using promo code: Q117CHKNG123OL to qualify with the exact bonus amount determined by which account you open.

You must deposit at least $100 within 14 days of opening the account and have one direct deposit totalling $500 put into the account within the first 60 days. You must also make at least 10 debit card purchases in order to receive the appropriate signup bonus. These offers are valid through 3/30/2017.


5. PNC Bank - $300

New customers can open a new PNC Virtual Wallet account to qualify for a $50, $200 or $300 bank bonus. To qualify you must set up a recurring direct deposit of at least $500 into this new account and make at least 10 purchases with your PNC Bank Visa Debit Card. Your applicable bonus will be delivered into your account within 60-90 days of meeting all the criteria. These offers are valid through 2/28/2017.


6. KeyBank - $200

With KeyBank you’ll receive a $200 when opening a qualifying checking account using promo code: ONAS0117. There must be one direct deposit made of at least $500 or more within 60 days of opening the account. If you’ve been a past customer of KeyBank within the past 12 months you will not be eligible for this offer. The bonus will be deposited into your new account within 90 days of meeting the requirements. This offer is valid through 1/27/2017.


7. U.S. Bank - $50

U.S. Bank is making things a bit more fun by offering a $50 goal reward once you save $500 in your Package Money Market Savings account. To get started, open a U.S. Bank Package Checking Account and enroll in the S.T.A.R.T Smart program to set up your automatic savings transfers to your goals. You’ll get an additional 1% bonus on gas and grocery purchases made with your debit card during the 12 months of enrollment. This offer is valid for an unlimited time.


If you’re ready to switch banks, you may want to take advantage of the ones on this list to earn some bonus cash. Not only will you be earning some extra money but you’ll be well on your way to creating a successful savings habit.

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Hi, I'm Carrie Smith! I'm a financial writer and small business expert who helps freelancers build client-based businesses through meaningful relationships. I have a background in small business accounting and taxes and recently won an award for Best Entrepreneurship Blog for my site,
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