Wait! Don’t open a new bank account just yet. You might just be losing out $100 in bonus money. Banks want your business, and they want it bad. Bad enough to offer you $100 in free money to sign up with them. Here’s a list of some major bank bonuses around the country:
- Chase $100 in-branch bonus: Bring in your coupon code certificate to open your free Checking account and receive $100 at a local Chase branch. Direct deposit is required to have free Checking. Expires on Sept. 30th.
- Bank of America $100 bonus: Open online with $100 minimum deposit using offer code AOU2609 and receive $100 bonus for Bank of America’s cardholders. Expires on Nov. 30th
- Citibank $200 bonus: Call 1-866-810-9043 and mention offer code MGWE. Deposit $1500 to get first $100 bonus, then setup direct deposit to receive the second $100 bonus. Expires Dec. 30th
- Wachovia $75 Academy Gift Card: Open a free Checking account with $100 in new funds and setup direct deposit within 90 days to receive a $75 gift card bonus from Wachovia.
Like all deals, make sure to read the fine terms at the bank’s website for more information. All bonuses will be reported on Form 1099-INT.
An additional bonus in the Albany NY area is that of Trustco Bank… a local/regional bank. Bonus is “tell a friend” where a customer (ME) gets $25 if YOU open a new account with direct deposit. You get 75$ for opening such an account. both accounts are creditied in about 5 days. if interested contact me at kidd_eb at yahoo.