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.
|Bill pay or automatic withdrawal required?||Direct
|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.|
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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.