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Bank Bonus Master List

Postby giesen5 » Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:10 pm

I did a quick search and did not see a place to gather all bank bonus opportunities. Website I use is doctorofcredit.com

Here is the most recent one. $200.

http://www.doctorofcredit.com/bmo-harri ... ionwide-2/

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Re: Bank Bonus Master List

Postby giesen5 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:38 pm

Anyone have any luck with the BMO Harris bonus? Wondering if Cap One works as DD for the bonus.

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Postby whodidntante » Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:14 pm

I am the proud owner of $200 worth of BMO bonus money. I don't think I will do that again. I completed the requirements and they didn't pay it on time.
I had to call them repeatedly waiting "10 business days" between each call. Each time I politely recanted the whole situation and then they agreed and assured me it would be deposited within 10 business days. On my third and what was to be my final call before I contacted the regulators, suddenly I had my money. I was also a shareholder at the time, and decided to sell all my shares. I had a nice gain anyway.

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Re: Bank Bonus Master List

Postby Carl262 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:22 pm

My wife and I each received our $200 bonus from BMO Harris with no issues.

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Postby giesen5 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:54 pm

whodidntante wrote:I am the proud owner of $200 worth of BMO bonus money. I don't think I will do that again. I completed the requirements and they didn't pay it on time.
I had to call them repeatedly waiting "10 business days" between each call. Each time I politely recanted the whole situation and then they agreed and assured me it would be deposited within 10 business days. On my third and what was to be my final call before I contacted the regulators, suddenly I had my money. I was also a shareholder at the time, and decided to sell all my shares. I had a nice gain anyway.


What kind of DD did you use?

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Re: Bank Bonus Master List

Postby whodidntante » Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:26 pm

giesen5 wrote:
whodidntante wrote:I am the proud owner of $200 worth of BMO bonus money. I don't think I will do that again. I completed the requirements and they didn't pay it on time.
I had to call them repeatedly waiting "10 business days" between each call. Each time I politely recanted the whole situation and then they agreed and assured me it would be deposited within 10 business days. On my third and what was to be my final call before I contacted the regulators, suddenly I had my money. I was also a shareholder at the time, and decided to sell all my shares. I had a nice gain anyway.


What kind of DD did you use?


Payroll

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Re: Bank Bonus Master List

Postby giesen5 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:42 pm

Ahhh, the pure legit way.

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Re: Bank Bonus Master List

Postby giesen5 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:58 pm

Other good bonuses currently available:

$300 Chase Checking: https://www.chase.com/checking/offer/q1 ... 0000019255

$200 Capital One Money Market: https://www.capitalone.com/bank/strong200/

And a bunch of other ones depending on what state you are in. If you are in the midwest or east, there are some good ones out there. I am in the PNW, kinda quiet right now.

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Re: Bank Bonus Master List

Postby TheGreyingDuke » Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:20 pm

Up to $400 ( for greater than $300k) at: https://bankoncit.com/savenow-direct/

No nonsense with direct deposits, debit card use or the likely.

$250 for greater than $100k
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Re: Bank Bonus Master List

Postby giesen5 » Wed May 17, 2017 12:35 am

Capital One 360 checking bonus ($400) says it is targeted, but people are getting the bonus even if not targeted. I am one of those.

http://www.doctorofcredit.com/targeted- ... ing-bonus/

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Re: Bank Bonus Master List

Postby JGoneRiding » Wed May 17, 2017 9:39 am

I can sadly report that if you do not have the option of direct transfer (we don't) of either a paycheck, or government check (SS etc) that the Chase bonus will not work. Very disappointed :?

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Re: Bank Bonus Master List

Postby giesen5 » Wed May 17, 2017 9:58 am

JGoneRiding wrote:I can sadly report that if you do not have the option of direct transfer (we don't) of either a paycheck, or government check (SS etc) that the Chase bonus will not work. Very disappointed :?


I'm confused about what you mean. I did the Chase bonus transferring money from Wells Fargo, not a paycheck or government check.

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Re: Bank Bonus Master List

Postby giesen5 » Wed May 24, 2017 1:10 pm

Anyone have any insight into which banks to keep versus which to close?

The three that I am struggling with are Wells Fargo, Chase and Capital One. It seems that Capital One is more likely to be accepted for direct deposits to count for bonuses at other banks, but I am not 100% sure on this.

I also have Santander and BMO Harris, but will be closing them out as soon as I am able.

What do you think of the other three? Which one (or two?) is best to keep?

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Re: Bank Bonus Master List

Postby need403bhelp » Wed May 24, 2017 3:19 pm

giesen5 wrote:Anyone have any insight into which banks to keep versus which to close?

The three that I am struggling with are Wells Fargo, Chase and Capital One. It seems that Capital One is more likely to be accepted for direct deposits to count for bonuses at other banks, but I am not 100% sure on this.

I also have Santander and BMO Harris, but will be closing them out as soon as I am able.

What do you think of the other three? Which one (or two?) is best to keep?


The Chase $500 checking + savings bonus can be done annually and by far has been the easiest bonus I have done (everything "just works"; no nagging customer service, etc). You are ineligible if you have a personal Chase checking or savings account (I believe for each bonus type, respectively).

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Re: Bank Bonus Master List

Postby Jags4186 » Wed May 24, 2017 3:22 pm

I'm waiting for my BMO Harris bonus...2nd DD posted on 4/12. Other than that I'm doing my best to close down everything that's currently open. I had over 40 checking accounts at one point it just got unmanageable.

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Re: Bank Bonus Master List

Postby giesen5 » Wed May 24, 2017 3:58 pm

Jags4186 wrote:I'm waiting for my BMO Harris bonus...2nd DD posted on 4/12. Other than that I'm doing my best to close down everything that's currently open. I had over 40 checking accounts at one point it just got unmanageable.


Did you do the M&T bonus churn?

Any how much money did you make on 40 accounts? Must be at least $8k?

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Re: Bank Bonus Master List

Postby Jags4186 » Wed May 24, 2017 4:32 pm

giesen5 wrote:
Jags4186 wrote:I'm waiting for my BMO Harris bonus...2nd DD posted on 4/12. Other than that I'm doing my best to close down everything that's currently open. I had over 40 checking accounts at one point it just got unmanageable.


Did you do the M&T bonus churn?

Any how much money did you make on 40 accounts? Must be at least $8k?


Over $10k there have been some nice $300-$400 bonuses in there. I don't open anything for less than $200.

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Re: Bank Bonus Master List

Postby giesen5 » Wed May 24, 2017 4:55 pm

Jags4186 wrote:
giesen5 wrote:
Jags4186 wrote:I'm waiting for my BMO Harris bonus...2nd DD posted on 4/12. Other than that I'm doing my best to close down everything that's currently open. I had over 40 checking accounts at one point it just got unmanageable.


Did you do the M&T bonus churn?

Any how much money did you make on 40 accounts? Must be at least $8k?


Over $10k there have been some nice $300-$400 bonuses in there. I don't open anything for less than $200.


Same with me, only $200+.


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