2013 high-yield checking: Provident Credit Union
California-based Provident Credit Union offers 1.76 percent annual percentage yield on its Super Reward Checking account but zero percent if balance qualifications aren't met. 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: Redwood City, Calif.
Provident Credit Union
|Notes: Super Reward Checking: Only available to the credit union area or to workers of participating companies and union groups. 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.