This deal has expired. Here is a $25 referral bonus from Wachovia.
[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (http://firefinance.blogspot.com).]
We were planning to open a free checking a/c (which is highly rated by the American Customer Satisfaction Index) at Wachovia Bank, so naturally we were on the lookout for a sign-up bonus.
- Bonus: $25 Visa Gift Card
- Your account must remain open and in good standing through 9/30/06 to remain eligible for the offer.
- Gift cards will be mailed by 10/31/06.
- Deal Expires: 08/31/2006
- Minimum Opening Balance: $100
- Free Checking Features:
- no minimum balance,
- no monthly service fee,
- no direct deposit requirement,
- unlimited check writing,
- free online banking with bill pay, and
- free check card with Visas Extra Rewards Program.
- Note: There is an a/c closing fees of $25 if you close the a/c within 6 months of opening it. Also, there is a $5 monthly fees if the a/c is dormant !
- Analysis: $25 bonus on a $100 principal for 6 months = 50% APY !!
We have applied for this account and we shall keep you posted about our experience with Wachovia and our bonus. If any of our readers have already done this deal with Wachovia we are ever grateful for your comments on your experience.