I know a lot of you weren’t able to cash in on the previous Chase checking bonus we posted due to it’s limited availability, however Chase has now redeemed themselves with a $150 cash bonus for new checking account holders nationwide.
Step 1: Use this link and provide Chase with your email address.
Step 2: Open one of Chase’s “Total Checking Accounts” and set up a direct deposit. Word of caution – Be sure to check out their fee structure before you open this account. Chase is known for dinging “low value” customers, so if you don’t hold a certain balance with them they may impose monthly fees.
As of 2012, you have 3 precise ways of avoiding fees with a Chase Bank checking account. Fulfill one of the following to avoid a $12 monthly fee:
a) set up an automatic deposit of $500 monthly
b) keep your daily checking account balance above $1,500
c) keep at least $5000 in other Chase accounts (CDs, savings, money market, etc)
Step 3: Receive your $150 bonus just 10 days after making the qualifying direct deposit!
Generally Chase targets a specific area to offer their bonuses to and uses a direct (snail mail) marketing campaign with a promo code – making it fairly exclusive. So we really like the way Chase is making this offer available nationwide.
You may want to compare this checking account offer to our top 5 list of checking bonuses available this year.