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rick (@guest_1781433)
January 19, 2024 15:35

just transferred from chase and it shows up as instant pmt. does that count?

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Gadget - Bank Bonus Geek (@guest_1781700)
January 19, 2024 22:42

Nope. Don’t use Real-Time Transfers at Chase.

Redhorns (@guest_1771343)
January 5, 2024 05:46

Account opened: 10/03/23
1k Cap 1 DD: 10/16/23
1k Ally bank DD: 10/20/23
Bonus received 01/05/24
I’m not sure if one or both of these transfers triggered the DD req.

Brett (@guest_1738538)
November 17, 2023 06:23

8/13 – opened account
11/6 – push $300 from Fidelity CMA
11/16 – $300 bonus hit

Brett (@guest_1735086)
November 11, 2023 15:54

This account is great to keep, as they accept money orders deposited thru the app…. Even the MOs that say “mobile deposit prohibited” have worked fine.

mothman69 (@guest_1735156)
November 11, 2023 18:03

Why keep it open when you can churn the bonus every 12 months? I’m sure there’s other accounts out there for MOs.

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Bob the Bonus 🔗 (@guest_1735252)
November 11, 2023 21:53

It’s fine to keep open because Wells Fargo terms say 12 months since last bonus date, not the date the account was closed. So you can just close the account once you become eligible again. Assuming terms don’t change.

mothman69 (@guest_1735415)
November 12, 2023 10:39

Good point, I forgot they don’t have a cooldown period after closing the account.

Boodles07 (@guest_1799047)
February 17, 2024 09:59

Why keep it when requirements to keep it fee free are lame?

Almighty188 (@guest_1689730)
September 9, 2023 17:19

Does anyone know how long it takes for the opening deposit transfer to actually post on the WF account?

Jack (@guest_1689741)
September 9, 2023 17:41

You should see it in 1 week, assuming they don’t have problems with deposit like a couple months ago…. Almighty188

Almighty188 (@guest_1689743)
September 9, 2023 17:48

@Jack – Many thanks. Opened the account at 12:38AM PDT on September 6, 2023 and noticed on Fidelity the ACH debit on September 8, 2023 but the Wells Fargo side still shows 0 transactions and a $0.00 balance and there is no record of the pending transaction anywhere on WellsFargo’s website.

Jack (@guest_1689773)
September 9, 2023 18:43

Yeah hang tight for one week. Couple months ago, many people had problems with direct deposits. It was on the news. In any case, “don’t call the bank”. Almighty188

Almighty188 (@guest_1689788)
September 9, 2023 19:10

@Jack – Many thanks again. I remember the funding page said something about atleast taking 3 business days, forgot the maximum # of days but there isn’t a way to get back to that page to see what it exactly says. I’ll just wait patiently. LOL

Jack (@guest_1689793)
September 9, 2023 19:31

Thanks for the context. Yeah it took some readers 1 full week to see their initial funding. But yeah, if someone tells you their body country, double that….. so 3 business days are really 6….. Almighty188

Almighty188 (@guest_1692331)
September 13, 2023 07:02

Just for the record and another DP, the $25.00 debited from Fidelity Investments on September 8, 2023 which was initiated as part of the account opening process at 12:38AM PDT on September 6, 2023 had a deposit date of September 12, 2023 on the Wells Fargo side so it’s 3 business days.

Zachek (@guest_1665861)
August 3, 2023 22:42

This is silly but can anyone tell me if WF removed the page where they confirmed whether you had successfully waived the fee (via $500 average daily balance, or dd) for that month or not?

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Gadget - Bank Bonus Geek 🔗 (@guest_1665894)
August 4, 2023 00:02

It doesn’t show up until after the statement is cut… IIRC. In other words it’s not a real-time tracker….. They decide after the fact. So, when your statement posts you see it on there as well.

Peek (@guest_1643311)
June 28, 2023 13:04

DP – P2 – $300 Bonus (MA):
03/21/23 – Account Opened
Online access glitch, P2 had to call to get resolved, so delay
04/21/23 – $1000 Transfer from Ally, Coded as ALLY BANK P2P 230421 First Middle Last First Middle Last, categorized as Direct Deposits
04/26/23 – $500 Transfer back to Ally (left $500 to avoid fee)
06/23/23 – $300 Bonus Posted

amz (@guest_1634285)
June 14, 2023 13:28

Another DP for $300 bonus (not location restricted):
– Account opened on 3/4/2023
– Two $1000+ deposits form SoFi and Wise on 3/10 and 3/13
– Bonus posted on 6/9/2023

ARoy (@guest_1630240)
June 7, 2023 08:37

Another data point
– Account opened 2/28/2023
– Payroll direct deposit on 3/15/2023
– 90-day window for direct deposit ended on 5/28/2023
– $300 bonus paid on 6/6/2023

CoBa (@guest_1629707)
June 6, 2023 10:44

DP – Got the bonus today.
03/07/2023: Initial deposit from Discover Savings – $25
03/07/2023: Coinbase Transfer (Category: Direct Deposits) – $1000
06/06/2023: NEW ACCOUNT BONUS – $300