New M&T Bank customers who open a MyChoice Checking account will receive a $100 cash bonus. To qualify, customers must set up a direct deposit of $100 or more within 90 days of account opening. Click here for more information.
America Saves Week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and motivate individuals to save more successfully. The main theme is to set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically. Financial institutions are helping their customers save by promoting cash bonuses and great rates. Here are a few of the most interesting promotions offered by financial institutions:
• Marquette Bank is giving their customers three ways to start saving during America Saves Week. Customers who open a new YoungMarq Passbook Savings account for a child will get the initial deposit matched for up to $25; customers who open a new Marquette Bank Savings account will be entered to win a $150 MasterCard Gift Card; and customers who open a new Gold Money Market account with $100,000 in new money will earn 0.50% APY for 60 days. Click here for more information.
• Kinecta Federal Credit Union is offering five ways to get involved in America Saves Week. Customers who open a Kinecta savings account will get $10 and be entered into a drawing to win $500; customers who share their savings goal with Kinecta will be entered into a drawing for one of four $50 gift cards; customers who sign up for direct deposit will receive $5; customers who take the America Saves Pledge can join over 310,000 people who have already committed to save; and customers can test their savings knowledge by taking the savings quiz. Click here for more information.
• Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union is supporting Military Saves Week, which is part of America Saves Week, and asking their customers to visit their Randolph branch for refreshments and giveaways. Customers can register for a chance to win a RBFCU Savings account credit of $25 in daily prize drawings, as well as a grand prize drawing for a $100 account credit. Click here for more information.
Citibank customers who open a new checking account will receive a cash bonus. Customers who open a new Citibank Account Package will receive $50, and customers who open a Citigold Account Package will receive $100. To receive the bonus, customers must open the account by 02.28.2013, fund the account with $1,000 within 45 days, and complete one direct deposit and one qualifying bill payment for two consecutive months. Click here for more information.
Salal Credit Union customers can receive a $100 cash bonus and two tickets to Seattle’s Great Wheel for opening a new checking account by 10.15.2012. Customers must complete at least one direct deposit within 90 days of the account opening and the account must remain in good standing. Click here for more information.
WaterStone Bank customers who open a new WSB Free Checking account by 09.01.2012 and use selected services can earn a cash bonus of more than $100 over the next 12 months. To qualify, customers must make a minimum $200 automatic direct deposit, pay three bills online of at least $10 each, and make three CheckCard purchases of at least $10 each every statement cycle. Customers will receive $3 per service for up to 12 months of account opening. Click here for more information.
Sovereign Bank customers who stop by a new Manchester branch by 09.07.2012 and open a new personal banking package will automatically be entered for a chance to win an LG 42’ LCD HDTV. Customers who open a personal banking package and make five debit card purchases or have one direct deposit will also receive a cash bonus of up to $125. Click here for more information.