Astoria Bank Checking, $250 bonus

Here it is again. Same offer as last year. For residents of New York, Astoria Bank is offering a $250 bonus when you open a new Simple+ or Select Checking account, maintain the required balance of at least $2500 (for Simple+) or , and then either set up direct deposits of $250 or more or make three online bill payments of at least $25 for three consecutive months. With Simple+ and Select checking, you get free online banking, free mobile banking, free telephone banking, mortgage discount, cost discount, earns interest, and many more.

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Minimum Balance Requirements:

  • Simple+: Average monthly balance of $2,500 or more in the account or a $10,000 minimum balance in any combination of Astoria Bank deposit accounts
  • Select: Minimum balance of $25,000 in any combination of Astoria Bank deposit accounts
  • Apply Now
  • Account Type: Simple+ or Select Checking
  • Availability: New York
  • Expiration Date: 2/28/2015
  • Hard Inquiry: No, Soft pull only via ChexSystems
  • Opening Deposit Credit Card Funding: Unknown
  • Direct Deposit Requirement: Optional. If you choose direct deposit, it must be $250 or more per month for three months.
  • Monthly Fee: Yes, but can be waived with a monthly balance of $2,500..
  • Additional Requirements:  If choose to not do direct deposit, then you must do 3 bill payments of at least $25 for 3 consecutive months. You must also have an average monthly balance of $2,500 in Simple+ account.
  • Closing Account Fee: None

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