Explore Bankrate's 2015 High-Yield Checking Survey: BECU
BECU in Tukwila, Washington, offers Advantage Checking, with the highest annual percentage yield, but that rate can be earned only on the first $500 of an account holder's balance. Bankrate's 2015 High-Yield Checking Survey breaks down the returns you can get with each account and the hoops you'll have to jump through to get them.
Location: Tukwila, WA
|Default APY %||0.05|
|Monthly debit transactions required||1*|
|Bill pay or automatic withdrawal required?||Y*|
|Direct deposit required?||Y*|
|APY % above cap||0.05|
Advantage Checking Account (must open a Maximum Advantage savings account to become a member of the credit union): Available to Washington state residents, current or former Boeing employees (state specific) or family members. Any 1 direct deposit, debit transaction, online bill pay or transfer of funds between accounts is required per month to qualify for rate. Balance above $500 yields 0.05%, if requirements are met. ATM refund: N/A.
*See notes section for more details.
Bankrate.com canvassed banks, thrifts and credit unions from March 16 to March 25 and has displayed data on 56 high-yield checking accounts.