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Earn High Interest and More

Kasasa Cash earns a high interest rate on your balance every month. There’s no monthly maintenance fee, no minimum balance required to earn your rewards, and you even get perks like refunds on ATM withdrawal fees, nationwide!*

Our free Kasasa® checking accounts are built to reward you just for banking with us! Why? Because choosing a local bank makes a very real difference in our community. You’ve chosen to help support our local economy and that’s worth saying “thanks” — with cash.

Want to start earning those rewards? Contact us to learn more or visit us to enroll.

 

Summary

  • Free checking that pays high interest
    • 3.50% APY* on balances up to and including $20,000
    • 3.50% to 0.79% APY on balances over $20,000 depending on balance in account*
    • 0.05% APY* if qualifications aren't met
  • Refunds on ATM withdrawal fees, nationwide (up to $25 monthly)*
  • Free Kasasa Saver
  • No minimum balance to earn rewards
  • No monthly maintenance fees
  • Free digital banking, including:
    • Online, mobile banking
    • BillPay
    • Free E-Statements
  • Free debit card
  • $100 minimum deposit to open

Qualifying for Kasasa Cash Rewards Is Easy as Pie

Enrollments must be in place and all of the following transactions and activities must post and settle to your Kasasa Cash account during each Monthly Qualification Cycle:
  • At least 12 debit card purchases
  • Be enrolled in and agree to receive E-Statements
  • Be enrolled in and log into online banking

And if you don’t meet these qualifications, don’t worry — your account is still free and you’ll earn our base rate. Plus, you can get right back to earning your full rewards the very next cycle that you qualify.

Want to start earning those rewards? Contact us to learn more or visit us to enroll.

Account disclosures and details

This disclaimer is accurate as of September 19, 2019.
 
Account Overview:

Kasasa Cash: A free variable rate checking account with no minimum monthly balance that rewards accountholders with interest and nationwide ATM withdrawal fee refunds when they meet minimum qualifications during the account's Monthly Qualification Cycle.

Interest Rate & Annual Percentage Yield (APY):

  • Compounding & Crediting:
    Interest will be compounded on a daily basis. Interest will be credited to your Kasasa Cash account on the last day of the current statement cycle. If you close your account before the interest is credited, you will not receive the accrued interest. Interest begin(s) to accrue on the business day you deposit noncash items (for example, checks).
  • Balance Computation Method:
    We use the daily balance method to calculate the interest in your Kasasa Cash account. This method applies a periodic rate to the principal in the account each day for the period. The period we use is the Statement Cycle.

Interest Rate & Annual Percentage Yield:

  • When your Kasasa Cash account qualifications are met during a Monthly Qualification Cycle:
    • Daily balances up to and including $20,000.00 in your Kasasa Cash account earn an interest rate of 3.44% resulting in an APY of 3.50%; and daily balances over $20,000.00 earn an interest rate of .25% on the portion of the daily balance over $20,000.00, resulting in a range from 3.50% to .79% APY depending on the account's daily balance.
  • When Kasasa Cash qualifications are not met:
    • ATM withdrawal fees are not refunded and the interest rate earned on the entire daily balance in the account will be .05% resulting in an APY of .05%.

Qualification Information:

To earn your rewards, the following enrollments must be in place and all transactions and activities must post and settle to your Kasasa Cash account during each Monthly Qualification Cycle:

  • At least twelve (12) PIN-based/signature-based debit card purchases, each greater than $0.00
  • Be enrolled in and log into online banking
  • Be enrolled in and have agreed to receive e-statements rather than paper statements

Account transactions and activities may take one or more days to post and settle to the account and all must do so during the Monthly Qualification Cycle in order to qualify for the account's rewards.

The following activities do not count toward earning account rewards: ATM-processed transactions, transfers between accounts, debit card purchases processed by merchants and received by our bank as ATM transactions, non-retail payment transactions and purchases made with debit cards not issued by our institution. Transactions bundled together by merchants and received by our institution as a single transaction count as a single transaction for the purpose of earning account rewards.

"Monthly Qualification Cycle" means a period beginning one (1) banking day prior to the first day of the current statement cycle through one (1) banking day prior to the last business day of the current statement cycle.

"Banking Day" means any business day on which an office of the bank is open to the public for the purpose of carrying out substantially all of its banking functions.

"Business Day" means a calendar day other than a Saturday or a Sunday, January 1, the third Monday in January, the third Monday in February, the last Monday in May, July 4, the first Monday in September, the second Monday in October, November 11, the fourth Thursday in November, or December 25. If January 1, July 4, November 11, or December 25 falls on a Sunday, the next Monday is not a Business Day.

"Statement Cycle" means the period of time for which our bank provides a summary of the financial activities and transactions that post and settle to the accountholder's account. 

Contact one of our branch service representatives for specific Monthly Qualification Cycle dates and specific Statement Cycle dates.

Reward Information:

When your Kasasa Cash account qualifications are met during a Monthly Qualification Cycle, daily balances up to and including $20,000.00 in your Kasasa Cash account earn an interest rate of 3.44% resulting in an APY of 3.50%; and daily balances over $20,000.00 earn an interest rate of .25% on the portion of the daily balance over $20,000.00, resulting in a range from 3.50% to .79% APY depending on the account's daily balance.

You will receive reimbursements up to an aggregate total of $25.00 for nationwide ATM withdrawal fees incurred within your Kasasa Cash account during that Monthly Qualification Cycle. We reimburse ATM withdrawal fees based on estimates when the withdrawal information we receive does not identify the ATM withdrawal fee. If you have not received an appropriate reimbursement, we will adjust the reimbursement amount if we receive the transaction receipt within sixty (60) calendar days of the withdrawal transaction.

When Kasasa Cash qualifications are not met, ATM withdrawal fees are not refunded and the interest rate earned on the entire daily balance in the account will be .05% resulting in an APY of .05%.

Interest will be credited to your Kasasa Cash account on the last day of the current statement cycle.

Nationwide ATM withdrawal fee reimbursements will be credited to your account on the last day of the current statement cycle.

APY = Annual Percentage Yield. APY calculations are based on an assumed balance of $20,000.00 + $100,000 in your Kasasa Cash account and an assumed statement cycle of thirty-one (31) days. Rates, rewards, and bonuses, if any, are variable and may change after account is opened without notice to you. No minimum balance is required to earn or receive the account's rewards. Rewards less than a penny cannot be distributed. You will automatically qualify for the account's rewards during your account's first statement cycle. If the account is closed before rewards are credited, you will forfeit the rewards.

 Additional Information:

Account approval, conditions, qualifications, limits, timeframes, enrollments, log-ons and other requirements apply. A $100.00 minimum deposit is required to open the account. Enrollment in electronic services (e.g. online banking, e-statements) and log-ons are required to meet some of the account's qualifications. Limit of one (1) account per social security number. There are no recurring monthly maintenance charges or fees to open or close this account. This account is not to be used for commercial purposes. If the account is closed, you will forfeit any rewards that have not been credited to your account.

Contact one of our bank service representatives for additional information, details, restrictions, reward calculations, processing limitations, cycle dates and enrollment instructions.

Member FDIC. Kasasa and Kasasa Cash are trademarks of Kasasa, Ltd., registered in the U.S.A.

 

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