$150 FREE CASH FROM CHASE CHECKING ACCOUNT OFFER
Do you need some travel cash? Well, here is a great opportunity to grab $150 for your next trip! This could be $300 cash for a family. If you want a $200 bonus, you can even look on Ebay and buy a coupon. Check it out here. I bought two last year and made a nice cash score for fun getaway with my hubby to Beverly Hills. You can read my trip report here: Part 1 & Part 2. Part 2 details how I paid for the adventure with miles, points, and cash earned from $200 Chase Checking account bonuses for myself and hubby.
CHASE CHECKING ACCOUNT BONUS OFFER
Receive $150 cash bonus when you open a Chase Total Checking Account and set up Direct Deposit.
WHAT TO DO:
1) Open a new Chase Total CheckingSM account
2) Deposit $100 or more within 10 business days of account opening
3) Have your direct deposit made to this account within 60 days of account opening. Your direct deposit needs to be an electronic deposit of your paycheck, pension or government benefits (such as Social Security) from your employer or the government.
You will receive your $150 cash bonus within 10 business days from when your first direct deposit occurs.
You can apply online or in a branch.
OFFER EXPIRES 4/6/2013
*Service Fee:Chase Total CheckingSM has no Monthly Service Fee when you do any one of the following each statement period: Option #1: Have monthly direct deposits totaling $500 or more made to this account; OR, Option #2: Keep the daily balance in your checking account at or above $1,500; OR, Option #3: Keep an average daily balance of $5,000 or more in any combination of qualifying Chase checking, savings and other balances. Otherwise a $12 Monthly Service Fee will apply ($10 Monthly Service Fee for CA, OR and WA). We will notify you of changes to your account terms or fees. For more information, please see a banker or visit www.chase.com/checking.Bonus/Account Information:Offer not available to existing Chase customers, those with fiduciary accounts, or those whose accounts have been closed within 90 days or closed with a negative balance. Offer valid through 4/6/13. To receive the bonus: 1) open a new Chase Total CheckingSM account, which is subject to approval; 2) deposit $100 or more within 10 business days of account opening; AND 3) have your direct deposit made to this account within 60 days of account opening. Your direct deposit needs to be an electronic deposit of your paycheck, pension or government benefits (such as Social Security) from your employer or the government. After we receive your first direct deposit, we’ll deposit the bonus in your new account within 10 business days. The bonus cannot be used as the opening deposit. You can only receive one checking account-related bonus per calendar year. Bonus is considered interest and will be reported on IRS Form 1099-INT.Account Closing:If your checking account is closed within six months, we will deduct the bonus amount at closing.Built-in Security:With Chase Zero Liability protection you are reimbursed for any unauthorized debit card transactions made at stores, ATMs, on the phone or online when reported promptly. Certain limitations apply.Chase Mobile:There is no charge from Chase, but message and data rates may apply. Such charges include those from your communications service provider.Account Alerts:There is no charge from Chase, but message and data rates may apply. Such charges include those from your communications service provider. Delivery of alerts may be delayed for various reasons, including service outages affecting your phone, wireless or internet provider; technology failures; and system capacity limitations.
NOTE: They mean business when they say they will 1099 you for their bonuses. I receive 2 1099’s for 2012 for checking account bonuses. Still worth it though since you don’t pay much on your taxes.