PNC Bank: $200 Bonus for Opening a Checking Account (March 2014)

Theresa Kim

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Posted on Mon Mar 3, 2014, Last Updated on Tue Mar 18, 2014

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PNC Bank is offering a $200 reward to all customers who open an eligible checking account, set up a qualifying Direct Deposit and make at least one payment via PNC Online Bill Pay.

The deal

To qualify for this $200 cash reward, you must open one of these four eligible PNC Bank Checking accounts, including:

  • Performance Checking
  • Performance Select Checking
  • Virtual Wallet with Performance Spend
  • Virtual Wallet with Performance Select

You can apply for the new personal checking account online through this promotional page under the “Open an Account Online” link.

Another option is to sign up for an account by visiting a branch using an appropriate coupon. To obtain a coupon, enter your name and email address, and a coupon will be emailed to you. Print out the coupon certificate and bring it to a PNC branch to sign up for an account in person between Mar. 1, 2014 and Mar. 31, 2014.

Here is how to qualify for the $200 reward:

  • A direct deposit must be posted.
  • One payment must be completed via PNC Online Bill Pay from the Spend account (which is your primary checking) for Virtual Wallet products.
  • Must happen within 60 days of account opening.

The bonus will be deposited within 60 business days after all conditions have been met.

The total amount of all qualifying Direct Deposits credited to your checking account must be at least $2,000. A qualifying Direct Deposit is defined as a recurring Direct Deposit of a paycheck, pension, Social Security or other regular monthly income electronically deposited by an employer or an outside agency.

Offer is only available to residents of AL, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, MI, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, VA and WI.

The minimum deposit amount of $25 is required. The offer expires Mar. 31, 2014.


The accounts

PNC Bank offer is valid on some PNC Checking accounts. Performance checking account has a monthly service fee of $15, while Performance Select account, Virtual Wallet with Performance Spend and Virtual Wallet with Performance Select charge $25 for their monthly service fee. The monthly maintenance fee can be waived for all accounts when the requirements are met.

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