Posted by William Charles on July 19, 2017
Bank Account Bonuses

Published on July 19th, 2017 | by William Charles

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[PA, In Branch only] Union Community Bank $250 Checking Bonus

Offer at a glance

The Offer

Direct link to offer

  • Open a new Union Community Bank free checking account and get a bonus of $250 when you make a total of $2,500 direct deposits within 90 days of account opening

The Fine Print

  • To qualify for the $250 cash bonus, a total of $2,500 in ACH Direct Deposits must be made by an employer or other outside source within the first 90 days of account opening.
  • The $250 cash bonus will be credited to the account within 45 days of meeting the qualification.
  • Minimum of $50 required to open the account.
  • This promotion is only available to those who have not had an open deposit account within 12 months of this promotion.
  • All account owners must be qualifying customers.
  • Offer limited to one per qualifying household.
  • Internal transfers between accounts or deposits made at a branch or ATM do not qualify.
  • A $50 early termination fee will be charged if the account is closed within 180 days of opening.
  • Subject to IRS 1099 reporting for year in which cash bonus is received.
  • Limited time only, offer may be extended, modified or discontinued at any time without prior notice.

Avoiding Fees

There is early account termination fee of $50 if closed within 90 days of account opening. There are no monthly fees to worry about.

Our Verdict

Annoying that a branch visit seems necessary to complete your application. $250 is one of the larger bonuses available, I’d say it’s worth doing if you live near a branch. This will be added to our list of the best checking bonuses available. As always please share your own datapoints in the comments below.

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NBG
NBG

FYI- they are ChexSystems sensitive.

Saabfan
Saabfan

These guys are declining to pay the bonus because I am out of state. They are saying I don’t qualify. This was after my debit card would not work.. again, according to them, because I am out of state. This is after I met all the requirements.

Filing my complaint as I type…. SMH

Connie
Connie

This is a bait and switch scam. After going into branch we were talked into switching to the cash back account not realizing we were scammed out of the 250!

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