Flushing Bank customers who open a new BestRate Checking account with new money by 07.01.2011 can receive $100. To qualify for the cash back, customers must make five debit card purchases, five online banking bill payments, or sign up for direct deposit of at least $250. Customers with an opening balance of at least $25,000 will also receive a 16G Flip Video SlideHD. The BestRate Checking account earns 1.30% APY on balances of $5,000 or more. Click here for more information.
ING Direct will be providing a variety of new account bonuses and special promotions to celebrate their 2011 Financial Independence Days Sale on 07.01.2011 and 07.02.2011. Click here for more information.
Students who open a Fifth Third Student Checking account by 09.30.2011 will be automatically entered into the Fifth Third Scholarship Sweepstakes. Students can also receive an additional entry for opening a Fifth Third Goal Setter Savings account with automatic transfers from their Fifth Third Student Checking account. Click here for more information.
U.S. Bank announced the launch of its new fixed-rate student loan, which features interest rates as low as 7.99%. They also rolled out a new application process, which promises students they can apply in 5 minutes or less. This new simple online application process is available to students and parents to compare student lending options offered by the bank. Other benefits include an automatic payment discount and deferred payment options. Click here for more information.
Customers who open a Citibank Dividend Platinum Select credit card can receive $150 cash back after making purchases of $750 within the first three months. Customers will also receive 5% cash back on airlines, hotels, and car rentals from 07.01.2011 to 09.30.2011 and 5% additional cash back through Citi’s Bonus Cash Center. Click here for more information.
HEW FCU customers who close a mortgage loan can choose between a $500 lenders credit or a cruise for two. A $500 application fee must be paid at the time of closing and a one-time registration fee of $35 is charged for each cruise certificate to cover processing costs. Click here for more information.