Published on February 21st, 2017 | by William Charles34
[Expired] [WI Only] $300 First Bank Financial Centre (FBFC) Checking Bonus – No Direct Deposit Or Monthly Fees
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Offer at a glance
- Maximum bonus amount: $300
- Availability: Applicable to Wisconsin residents only
- Direct deposit required: Optional
- Additional requirements: See below
- Hard/soft pull: Soft
- ChexSystems: Unknown
- Credit card funding: None
- Monthly fees: $0 or avoidable
- Early account termination fee: $20, 180 days. In addition account must be kept open for 60 days otherwise bonus is forfeit
- Household limit: One
- Expiration date: May 12th, 2017
- Open any checking account with First Bank Financial Centre using the promotional code Bank300 and receive a bonus of $300 when you complete one the following requirements within 45 days of account opening :
- Have a direct deposit of at least $250 in a single transaction OR
- Five signature based debit card transactions
The Fine Print
- Qualifying Activity: Customer must have a recurring, monthly direct deposit credit (an ACH credit) in a single amount not less than $250 or five (5) signature based debit card transactions must post to the account within 45 days of opening account.
- If any owner or signer on the account has previously been an owner or signer on a different First Bank Financial Centre (FBFC) consumer checking account within the past three (3) years, FBFC reserves the right to deny this incentive.
- Accounts with an FBFC employee as primary owner and Student Checking accounts are not eligible.
- Applicable to Wisconsin residents only.
- This offer cannot be combined with any other offer.
- If the new account becomes overdrawn or is closed within the first 60 days, FBFC reserves the right to deny this incentive.
- The $300 cash reward will be deposited into the checking account within 60 days of account opening.
- Flyer must be presented at account opening, or online promo code Bank300 must be entered during online account opening to receive the reward.
- Applicable to consumer accounts only.
- This offer applies to new checking accounts that must be opened with new money not currently on deposit at FBFC.
- FBFC will honor one (1) offer per household.
- Offer begins 2/5/17 and expires 5/12/17.
- All bank account bonuses are treated as income/interest and as such you have to pay taxes on them
Monthly Fees $0
Easiest account to keep fee free is the free checking account with no monthly fee to worry about.
Early Account Termination Fee $20
This account does come with an early account termination fee of $20 if you cancel it within the first 180 days of account opening. In addition the account must be kept open for 60 days otherwise you will forfeit the bonus
This is a great offer and we will definitely be adding this to our list of the best checking bonuses if we can confirm that it’s actually a soft pull. They have offered a bonus of $200 in the past but that required a post card. If anybody signs up for this offer, please share your experiences in the comments below.
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