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Explore the 2014 High-Yield Checking Survey

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From March 10 to March 13, 2014 Bankrate canvassed banks, thrifts and credit unions across the country and found 56 high-yield checking accounts offered by 54 institutions that have a rewards offering.

This table breaks down the interest rates offered on rewards checking accounts, as well as the accounts' restrictions, requirements and other variables that are important for consumers to know before opening such an account.

Institution nameNationally
offered?
APY
%
Monthly
debit
transactions
required
Balance
cap
Institution name:Advantage Plus FCUNationally offered? Y*APY %: 1.25Monthly service debit transactions required: 12Balance cap: $15,000
Institution name:Belvoir Federal Credit UnionNationally offered? NAPY %: 2.53Monthly service debit transactions required: 15*Balance cap: $15,000
Institution name:Boeing Empl CU (BECU)Nationally offered? NAPY %: 4.07Monthly service debit transactions required: 1*Balance cap: $500
Institution name:CapEd Federal Credit UnionNationally offered? Y*APY %: 2.50Monthly service debit transactions required: 12Balance cap: $10,000
Institution name:Connexus Credit UnionNationally offered? YAPY %: 1.35Monthly service debit transactions required: 10Balance cap: $25,000
Institution name:Connexus Credit UnionNationally offered? YAPY %: 1.75Monthly service debit transactions required: 15Balance cap: $25,000
Institution name:Consumers Credit UnionNationally offered? YAPY %: 3.09Monthly service debit transactions required: 12*Balance cap: $10,000
Institution name:First New England FCUNationally offered? YAPY %: 1.01Monthly service debit transactions required: 12Balance cap: $15,000
Institution name:First Tech FCUNationally offered? YAPY %: 1.58Monthly service debit transactions required: 12Balance cap: $10,000
Institution name:Great Lakes Credit UnionNationally offered? YAPY %: 3.00Monthly service debit transactions required: 10*Balance cap: $10,000
Institution name:Lake Michigan Credit UnionNationally offered? YAPY %: 3.00Monthly service debit transactions required: 10Balance cap: $15,000
Institution name:MidWest America FCUNationally offered? NAPY %: 1.66Monthly service debit transactions required: 10Balance cap: $15,000
Institution name:Provident Credit UnionNationally offered? NAPY %: 1.76Monthly service debit transactions required: 10Balance cap: $25,000

*See notes section for more details.

Bankrate.com canvassed banks, thrifts and credit unions March 10-13 and reports data on 56 high-yield checking accounts offered by 54 institutions.

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