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High Yield Checking Account Package

Earn 5.00% APY* on BOTH Savings & Checking Balances!

No minimum deposit. No minimum balance requirements. No monthly maintenance fees.

Are you seeking a banking solution that rewards you for your hard-earned money? Look no further! With Benchmark’s High Yield Checking Account Package, you can take advantage of incredible benefits and earn an impressive 5.00% APY* on both your Saver and Checking balances, up to $25,000 each*!

Plus, score a $300 Cash Bonus** for opening a new checking relationship with Benchmark & setting up a monthly recurring Payroll Direct Deposit of at least $200 within 60 days of account opening.

Key Features:


  • FREE Rewards Checking

  • Earn 5.00% APY* on balances in both Saver & High Yield Checking Accounts up to $25,000 with a blended APY for balances greater than $25,000 when account reward qualifications are met monthly

  • Refunds on ATM withdrawal fees, nationwide (up to $10 monthly)

  • Links to  Saver Account to build savings automatically

  • No monthly maintenance fee

  • No minimum balance to earn rewards

  • Free digital banking

  • Instant-issued MasterCard Debit Card

  • No minimum deposit to open

It’s Easy to Earn Your Rewards

5.00% APY* on Saver & High Yield Checking Balances – It’s easy to qualify, you’re probably already doing it.  Enrollments must be in place, and all of the following transactions and activities must post and settle to your High Yield Checking during each Monthly Qualification Cycle:

  • At least 12 signature or PIN-based Debit Card purchases
  • Be enrolled in and agree to receive eStatements

Even if you don’t meet your monthly qualifications during the cycle, your High Yield Checking is still free.  You can get right back to earning dividends and ATM withdrawal refunds the very next month.


*APY = Annual Percentage Yield. This is a variable rate account, so the yield is subject to change at the credit union’s discretion without prior notice. Account package consists of Saver and High Yield Checking account with matching tiered interest on balances in both accounts; if monthly qualifications are met.  Account balances up to $25,000 will earn a yield of 5.00% APY with balances greater than $25,000 earning a yield ranging between 5.00% APY & 3.40% APY. If monthly qualifications are not met then account balances will earn a yield of 0.05% APY.  Only allowed one Rewards Checking per member SSN.

**$300 High Yield Checking Promotion valid for qualified new Checking members only.  Member must not have closed a Benchmark Checking Account within the last 12 months.  $300 bonus cannot be combined with any other offer, coupon, or promotion.  The $200 monthly recurring Payroll Direct Deposit must post to account within 60 days from account opening & $300 bonus will be deposited into member’s account within 90 days from 1st recurring Payroll Direct Deposit posting to the High Yield Checking Account.  Bonus may generate a tax form at year-end.  

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