2013 high-yield checking: Liberty Bank
Liberty Bank in Alton, Ill., near St. Louis, requires 15 debit transactions per month on its Kasasa Cash checking account, among the highest in our survey, with a balance cap of $10,000. 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.
City: Alton, Ill.
|Notes: Kasasa Cash: Available nationally but must be opened in person at branch. One direct deposit or automatic payment per month required.|
*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.