Astoria Bank (formerly Astoria Federal Savings) is offering a $50 bonus for both new and current checking account customers when you activate a direct deposit, plus new customers can get a $250 bonus for a limited time with Simple+ and Select checking accounts.
Astoria Bank services Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester counties in New York.
Astoria Bank Checking Account $50 Bonus
This $50 bonus offer from Astoria Bank is valid with any new or current checking account, which includes the Start, Simple, Simple+, and Select checking accounts.
You’ll get a $50 bonus when you activate a direct deposit to your new or current checking account.
Just visit this Astoria Bank $50 Checking Promotion to review the account options.
To get the $50 cash bonus, the direct deposit must be a new service for each customer accepting the offer.
A direct deposit is considered a recurring, pre-authorized deposit credited to the your checking account via the Automated Clearing House (ACH).
One-time ACH credits such as tax refunds, payments/transfers from other bank accounts, etc. do not qualify.
This cash bonus is limited to $50 per customer regardless of how many direct deposits are initiated.
You are not eligible to receive a cash bonus for direct deposits that currently exist on the account.
The direct deposit must be credited within 90 days from the date the customer request is initiated with Astoria Bank.
The bonus will be credited within 30 days after receipt of the first direct deposit transaction.
The Start checking accounts are for students between 13 and 24 with no monthly service charges for active accounts.
An active account means that you’ve had at least 1 transaction within 89 days.
The Simple checking accounts have no monthly maintenance fee when you have an average monthly balance of $250 or set up a monthly direct deposit of $250 or more.
The Simple+ and Select checking accounts have higher requirements to avoid the monthly maintenance fees, but for a limited time, you can earn a $250 bonus if you decide to open one of those accounts.
Astoria Bank Simple+ or Select Checking Account $250 Bonus
Astoria Bank is offering a $250 bonus when you open a new Simple+ or Select checking account, maintain the required balance, and either receive direct deposits of $250 or more OR make 3 online bill payments of at least $25 during 3 consecutive months, valid through December 31, 2014.
Review the details of this Astoria Bank $250 Bonus Offer for more information.
This offer is open to new Astoria Bank consumer checking customers only who open a Simple+ or Select account and maintain the required balance for 3 consecutive months within the first 4 months of account opening.
For Simple+ accounts, an average monthly balance of $2,500 or more in the account or a $10,000 minimum balance in any combination of related Astoria Bank deposit accounts is required.
For Select accounts, a minimum balance of $25,000 in any combination of related Astoria Bank deposit accounts is required.
You must also complete 1 of the following:
1. Make total direct deposits of $250 or more per month for 3 consecutive months within the first 4 months of account opening.
2. Make 3 bill payments of at least $25 each per month for 3 consecutive months within the first 4 months of account opening using Astoria Bank Online Banking.
The cash bonus of $250 will be credited to the account within 30 business days after receipt of the third month’s required direct deposits OR within 30 business days of the third month’s required bill payments.
There is a limit of 1 offer per customer, and the bonus is limited to $250 per customer regardless of the number of services acquired for the account.
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Open a new Astoria Bank checking account to receive a $250 bonus today.