2013 high-yield checking: First Bank & Trust
First Bank & Trust in Pipestone, Minn., offers Free easyGROW Checking, with a below-average annual percentage yield, but account holders can earn it on a higher-than-average 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: Pipestone, Minn.
First Bank & Trust
|Notes: Free easyGROW Checking: Only available to South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska residents. One direct deposit or automatic payment required 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.