2013 high-yield checking: BECU
BECU in Tukwila, Wash., offers Member Advantage Checking, with the highest annual percentage yield, but that rate can only be earned on the first $500 of an account holder's balance. 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: Tukwila, Wash.
|Notes: Member Advantage Checking: Available to Washington state residents, current or former Boeing employees or family members. Any one of these services required each month: direct deposit, debit transaction, online bill payment or transfer of funds between accounts. Member must open a savings account.|
*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.