4.09% is atop the Rate Leader Board. Find it at Waukegan’s own Consumers Credit Union. Apply online. You can get a $50 bonus just for trying them out for two full months. The Free Rewards Checking rate is guaranteed through June 30, 2012 on deposits up to $10,000.
Think outside the box, outside the 9 dots, baby! Yes, this is a “checking” account, but think of this as an awesome 4.09% savings account. Having the Free Rewards Checking account does not mean you must close your current checking account and move all your banking to CCU. Take them up on their
$50 offer (expired) to try them out. While doing so, get 4.09% interest on your money.
UPDATE: The $50 bonus has ended. Starting July 1, 2012 the 4.09% rate is scheduled to drop to 3.09% for balances up to $5,000.
The monthly hoops you must jump through are very doable! You can do this by making 12 debit purchases and paying a bill using their free online billpay. Are you hip to how AmazonPayments works? Use it to pay back your friends for lunches and what-not, using your debit card, to help meet the 12 debit transactions requirement.
No ATM fees, No minimum balance, Free Online Banking and Billpay.
You can get the $50 Bonus after opening the Free Rewards account with a referral and meeting the requirements for your first two full months. Apply in March. Meet the requirements in April and May. Get $50.
You do not need a referral to open the account, but do need it to get the $50 bonus. If you would like a referral: Email me the name you used to set up your account. I will fill out the form below and send it in. Then we’ll be rich. Rich, I tell you. RICH!!