2013 high-yield checking: The Provident Bank
The Provident Bank of Jersey City, N.J., offers 1.51 percent annual percentage yield on its Provident Smart Checking account, with a below-average 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: Jersey City, N.J.
The Provident Bank
|Notes: Provident Smart Checking: Available in New Jersey only. 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.