Update 1/1/20: Deal is back and valid until March 31, 2021
Offer at a glance
- Maximum bonus amount: $200
- Availability: Must live, work, worship, volunteer or attend school in Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan or Westchester county all in NY
- Direct deposit required: Yes, $500+
- Additional requirements: Use promo code
- Hard/soft pull: Soft pull
- ChexSystems: Unknown
- Credit card funding: Up to $105
- Monthly fees: None
- Early account termination fee: Unknown
- Household limit: None listed
- Expiration date:
June 30th, 2019 October 29, 2019 December 31st, 2019 June 30th, 2020 September 30, 2020 December 31, 2020March 31, 2021
- Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union is offering a bonus of $200 when you open a new checking account and complete the following requirements:
- Use promo code GETSNOW200
- Set up direct deposit of $500 or more within 60 days of account opening
The Fine Print
- To receive $200 bonus, member must use promo code and must qualify, open and maintain a new checking account with debit card, and direct deposit must be at least $500 or more made into MHV Checking Account within 60 days of account opening or bonus will be forfeited.
- One bonus per member with no additional or previous checking accounts within the past 2 years.
- Bonus will be deposited in primary share within 30 days of direct deposit and is subject to IRS reporting.
- Offer valid through June 30, 2019.
- Offer subject to terminate at any time. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Existing members must be in good standing.
- 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 not sure if there is any EATF or not.
Need to know whether it’s a hard or soft pull to open, if anybody decides to go for this bonus then please share your experiences and data points below.
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- Update 10/11/20: Deal is back and valid until December 31, 2020.
- Update 9/12/20: Deal is back and valid until September 30, 2020. Hat tip to reader Harold
- Update 4/18/20: Deal is back and valid until June 30th, 2020.
- Update 9/4/19: Deal has been extended until October 29, 2019. Hat tip to reader Joe F
- Update 8/28/19: Deal is back and valid until August 31st, 2019. Hat tip to reader Joe F