2013 high-yield checking: Premier Valley Bank
Premier Valley Bank of Fresno, Calif., offers a low 0.51 percent annual percentage yield on its Premier Reward Checking account but has a high 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: Fresno, Calif.
Premier Valley Bank
|Notes: Premier Reward Checking: Available nationally but needs to be opened in person. One direct deposit or automatic payment per month required. Log into online banking once 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.