Bonus Rate Checking
Expect More From Your Money
Introducing Bonus Rate Checking1, our highest-earning premium interest checking account offering up to 2.01% APY* on balances up to $20,000. With Bonus Rate Checking, you can be rewarded just for using your checking account as you’re already accustomed – routine debits and eStatements. Even better, there’s no monthly service charge and no minimum monthly balance. How’s that for expecting more from your money?
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Up to 2.01% APY*
On balances up to $20,0001
$50 Minimum to Open
No monthly service charge if enrolled in estatements
No Minimum Monthly Balance
Plus unlimited check writing
2 Easy Requirements for Our Highest Checking Interest Rate
Enroll in e-statements from SouthEast Bank
Make at least 15 qualifying debit card transactions per month of $1 or more per statement cycle
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Extended Customer Care Center Hours
Ready to earn over 60x the national average for interest checking?2
Paper statement fee of $3 assessed if not enrolled in eStatements; paper statement fee will be waived with a monthly average balance of $1,200
Frequently Asked Questions
What happens if I don't meet all requirements for a single month?
If bonus qualifications are not met during the statement cycle, .05% APY* of the balance will be credited. Interest earnings are based on daily collected balances and are credited monthly to the account.
What qualifies as a debit card transaction?
Qualifying transactions include point of sale or online purchases of $1 or more using the SouthEast Bank debit card. ATM and cash-only transactions do not qualify.
1Terms and Conditions:
APY=Annual Percentage Yield
To earn the bonus rate, each statement cycle the account must be enrolled in eStatements and post and clear at least 15 qualifying debit card transactions of $1 or more. If all qualifications are met during the statement cycle, the account will earn a 2.01% APY on balances up to $20,000 and .20% APY on balances over $20,000. $3.00 Paper Statement fee applies if account is not enrolled in e-statements each statement cycle. If bonus qualifications are not met during the statement cycle, the account will earn .05% APY. Qualifying transactions include point of sale or online purchases using the SouthEast Bank debit card. ATM and cash-only transactions do not qualify towards minimum debit card transaction amount. Fees may reduce earnings. Some fees and restrictions apply. Visit southeastbank.com or ask an associate for complete details. Rates are accurate as of 4.1.21 Rates are variable and subject to change after account opening.
260x the national average for interest checking based on non-jumbo deposits and the weekly rate cap information for the week of April 1, 2021. Learn more: https://www.fdic.gov/regulations/resources/rates/