2013 high-yield checking: Integrity Bank
Integrity Bank of Houston offers an above-average annual percentage yield on its Free Reward Checking account, with a high balance cap of $25,000. 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.
|Notes: Free Reward Checking: Available nationally, but you must go to the bank to open an account. One direct deposit or automatic payment per month.|
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Bankrate.com canvassed banks, thrifts and credit unions March 10-13 and reports data on 56 high-yield checking accounts offered by 54 institutions.