Published on August 11th, 2019 | by William Charles5
[ID only] Cap Ed Credit Union $100 Checking Bonus – No Direct Deposit Required
Offer at a glance
- Maximum bonus amount: $100
- Availability: ID only
- Direct deposit required: Yes, no minimum specified
- Additional requirements: See below
- Hard/soft pull: Soft pull
- ChexSystems: Unknown
- Credit card funding: Unknown
- Monthly fees: None
- Early account termination fee: Unknown
- Household limit: None listed
- Expiration date: None listed
- Cap Ed Credit Union is offering a bonus of $100, they will also give $100 to an Idaho school. To receive the bonus you need to meet the following requirements for the first three full qualification cycles:
- Have a monthly direct deposit or electronic payment (payroll direct deposit is the simplest)
- Enroll in CapEd eBanking and eStatements
- Have at least 12 debit card purchases that post and settle during the monthly qualification cycle
The Fine Print
- To receive your $100 deposit and give $100 to your selected School District/Foundation, earn the 2.50% APY on balances up to $10,000, and get the ATM fee refunds, you must meet qualifications in any of the first three full qualification cycles after your account is opened.
- To meet qualifications, 12 debit card transactions must post and settle to the account during the qualification cycle; at least one direct deposit or automatic payment must post and settle this account during the qualification cycle; and, be enrolled in and agree to receive eStatement notices.
- All bank account bonuses are treated as income/interest and as such you have to pay taxes on them
This account has no monthly fees to worry about.
Early Account Termination Fee
I wasn’t able to find a fee schedule so I’m unsure if there is any early account termination fee or not.
Nice bonus as there is no direct deposit or monthly fees to worry about. I’ll be adding this to our list of the best checking account bonuses.
Hat tip to reader John C
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