This is my first post so please be gentle. Received an email this evening from Fifth Third Bank. Warning could be targeted. YMMV.
Get $300 when you open a Fifth Third Essential Checking® account with qualifying activities now through 5/31/2017 Here's how:
Offer code mentioned is: FH6XYP0109CN3C1G
Qualifying activity includes three online bill payments using Fifth Third Bank's online bill payment service and direct deposit.
- Open a Fifth Third Essential Checking account
- Enroll in direct deposit within 90 days of account opening
- Make 3 online bill payments using Fifth Third Bank's online bill payment service within 90 days of account opening
1. Bonus/Account Information: Offer not available to existing checking customers or to those with a Fifth Third Checking account that has been closed within the last 12 months. Bank reserves the right to limit each customer to one new account-related gift incentive per calendar year. Essential checking account must be opened between 4/1/2017 and 5/31/2017. All requirements must be met and qualifying activity must be initiated and posted to the account within 90 days of account opening to obtain $300 bonus. Bonus will be deposited into your new checking account within 10 business days of completing requirements. Basic Checking, Express Banking and Business Checking accounts are excluded from this offer. Offer code in email must be either online or presented at a banking center for bonus. $50 minimum deposit required to open all checking accounts and obtain bonus. Account must be funded within 45 days of opening. Checking accounts may have monthly fees. Bonus may be taxable as interest income and reported on IRS Form 1099-INT. Consult your tax adviser. See your banker for details. Not valid with any other offer.
2. Mobile Banking: Mobile Internet data and text message charges may apply. Please contact your mobile service provider for details.
3. Mobile Deposits: Deposits made by 8 PM ET will post the same business day. Basic Checking and Access 360° accounts not eligible for mobile deposit.
From the Site - Service Fee
Checking: Monthly Service Charge Essential Checking: $11 or $8 with monthly direct deposit of $500 or more
Checking: Requirements to Waive Monthly Service Charge Essential Checking:
meet any one of the following -
• Maintain a combined monthly average balance of $1,500 across your deposit and investment accounts
• Spend at least $500 per month on a Fifth Third credit card
• Have any existing Fifth Third personal mortgage, auto loan, or line of credit with an outstanding balance
• You are a current or former member of the U.S. military with monthly direct deposits totaling $500 or more
• You participate in your employer's Fifth Third banking benefi ts program with monthly direct deposits totaling $500 or more
• You are a student with a valid student ID
• You have a Business Premium or Business Elite C