Explore Bankrate's 2015 High-Yield Checking Survey: BECU

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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

Nationally offered?N
APY %4.07
Default APY %0.05
Monthly debit transactions required1*
Bill pay or automatic withdrawal required?Y*
Direct deposit required?Y*
E-statements required?Y
Balance cap$500
APY % above cap0.05
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. canvassed banks, thrifts and credit unions from March 16 to March 25 and has displayed data on 56 high-yield checking accounts.


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