Published on May 4th, 2017 | by William Charles151
[Expired] M&T Bank $150 Checking Bonus – Available Online (QE) [AZ, CT, DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA, WV]
This one has officially expired. View more M&T bonuses here.
Offer at a glance
- Maximum bonus amount: $150
- Availability: AZ, CT, DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA, WV
- Direct deposit required: Yes, $100
- Additional requirements: See below
- Hard/soft pull: Soft
- ChexSystems: Yes, one per account
- Credit card funding: None
- Monthly fees: Avoidable
- Early account termination fee: $50 180-days
- Household limit: None
- Expiration date: May 24th, 2017
No direct link to offer (go to mtb.com/checking and enter promo code QE, supposed to be targeted but hasn’t been enforced in the past)
- Open any new M&T checking account by May 24th with the promotional code QE and receive a sign up bonus of $150 when you do the following:
- Set up a qualifying direct deposit of $100 or more within 90 days of account opening
The Fine Print
- Only one bonus will be awarded regardless of the number of accounts, titling on account and the number of direct deposits arrangements established.
- Qualifying direct deposits include but are not limited to electronic deposits such as payroll or social security and do not include electronic money transfers or credits such as account-to-account transfers or those made through internet payment services
- Bonus will post to the account within 90 days of meeting the direct deposit requirement
- Limited to one bonus per customer
- Offer may vary by region and product
- Offer is nontransferable
- All bank account bonuses are treated as income/interest and as such you have to pay taxes on them
This account has a monthly fee of $6.95
- Monthly fee is waived by making just ONE transaction such as a deposit, withdrawal, or debit purchase.
Early Account Termination Fee
Looks to be $50 now if closed within 180 days
M&T Bank doesn’t seem to limit you to just one bonus, the state restriction isn’t enforced either. I really don’t know how long this can/will last. They also have the following offers:
- M&T Bank $150 Checking Bonus – Available Online (QC) [AZ, CT, DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA, WV]
- M&T Bank $150 Checking Bonus – Available Online (QD) [AZ, CT, DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA, WV]
- M&T Bank $200 Checking Bonus (QI) – Available Online [CT, DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA, WV]
- M&T Bank $250 Checking Bonus – Available Online (QH) [AZ, CT, DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA, WV]
Added to our best bank bonus page.
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