2014 high-yield checking: The Provident Bank Green Checking

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The Provident Bank of Jersey City, New Jersey, offers only 1 percent annual percentage yield on its Provident Green Checking on a balance cap of only $1,000. Bankrate's 2014 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.

The Provident Bank

Location: Jersey City, NJ

Nationally offered?APYAPY if conditions not metMonthly debit transactions requiredBill pay or automatic withdrawal required?Direct deposit required?Balance cap
Nationally offered? YAPY: 1%APY if conditions not met: 0.15%Monthly debit transactions required: 0Bill pay or automatic withdrawal required? NDirect deposit required? NBalance cap: $1,000


  • Provident Green Checking: Nationally available.
  • Only online statements are required.
  • ATM fees reimbursed up to $10 per month.
  • Balance above $1,000 yields 0.15%.

*See notes section for more details. canvassed banks, thrifts and credit unions March 10-13 and reports data on 56 high-yield checking accounts offered by 54 institutions.



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