If you keep a lot of money in your checking account, moving your money to a high interest checking account may be a good move. Below is a list of nationally available highest yields checking accounts. All of these accounts are FDIC insured up to $250,000. Your principal is protected and you’re guarantee a positive nominal return on investment.
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|Presidential Bank, FSB||05/24/13||0.12||500.00||500||5.00||20.00||1.5||YES|
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As of March 12, 2012 recommended banks with the highest yield checking accounts include:
|Bank||Interest Rate (APY)||Minimum Deposit||Details|
|Capital One 360 Checking||0.20%||$1||Earn up to 0.80% APY with a balance over $50,000 and 0.85% APY if over $100,000, Free MasterCard Debit Card for all purchases, Free online bill pay, Free access to over 35,000 ATMs through the Allpoint network, Free postage.Get started now and earn a $50 bonus|
|E*Trade’s Max-Rate Checking Account||0.05%||$5,000||No ATM fees, Free one-click transfers, Unlimited check writing, Online check and deposit image, Free online bill pay and advanced reporting.|
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