2013 high-yield checking: Patriot Bank
Patriot Bank of Trinity, Fla., north of Tampa Bay, Fla., requires 12 debit transactions per month on its Revolutionary Checking but has a relatively 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: Trinity, Fla.
|Notes: Revolutionary Checking: Available nationally but needs to be opened in person or have paperwork notarized. One direct deposit or automatic payment per month required. Must log into online banking monthly.|
*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.