2013 high-yield checking: Consumers Credit Union
Consumers Credit Union in Waukegan, Ill., offers Free Rewards Checking, with a high annual percentage yield, and a low balance cap. 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: Waukegan, Ill.
Consumers Credit Union
|Notes: Free Rewards Checking. Available nationally. Complete at least 12 point-of-sale transactions that are signature-based, not PIN. One direct deposit, automatic debit or bill payment per month required. Must access online banking once per month.|
*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.