2013 high-yield checking: Avidia Bank
Avidia Bank in Hudson, Mass., offers eChecking, with a below-average annual percentage yield, but you can earn it on a higher balance than you'll find with other accounts. Bankrate's 2013 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.
City: Hudson, Mass.
|Notes: eChecking: Available nationally. Must be opened online. One direct deposit or automatic payment per month required.|
*See notes section for more details. Note: E-statements required on all accounts.
Bankrate.com canvassed accounts at banks, thrifts and credit unions from April 1-5, 2013, and has displayed data on 56 high-yield checking accounts offered by 54 institutions.