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$100 Bonus When You Open a Bankers Trust Checking Account

New customers can receive a $100 bonus when you open a Bankers Trust checking account! Open your account online today, or stop by any Bankers Trust location to get started.

Cedar Rapids customers: please open the account in person at the branch to receive your bonus.

Direct Checking Accounts

A Bankers Trust Direct Checking account has no minimum balance requirement while offering you all the convenient services of a checking account, including:

  • $100 bonus when you open a new account*
  • No monthly fee with direct deposits or mobile remote deposits totaling $500 or more per month**
  • No monthly fee for individuals age 55 and older
  • Access to thousands of Privileged Status ATMs
  • Unlimited check writing

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** Monthly Maintenance Fee: a $10.99 no-activity fee (plus sales tax, if applicable) is applied when qualifying direct deposits or mobile remote deposits are not made.

BreakFree Checking Accounts

BreakFree Checking accounts from Bankers Trust offer the benefit of an interest-earning checking account with no minimum balance requirement. Other features include:

  • $100 bonus when you open a new account*
  • Earn a higher interest rate on balances under $5,000
  • No monthly maintenance fees with 12 or more debit card transactions**
  • Interest paid monthly
  • Access to thousands of Privileged Status ATMs

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** ATM transactions will not count toward the 12 transaction requirement. Qualifying debit card transactions must post and settle during the statement cycle.

Additional Information


* To be eligible for the bonus, you must open a primary BreakFree Checking or primary Direct Checking Plus account in person at a branch or at BankersTrust.com/Bonus. Annual Percentage Yield (APY) on Break Free Checking is 0.50% for balances less than $5,000.00 and 0.10% for balances $5,000.00 and over, effective January 1, 2018, and subject to change without notice. No minimum balance required. Fees may reduce earnings. An account shall only be considered primary if you routinely deposit the majority of your income or benefits from any source and against which you routinely authorize payment of the majority of your expenses each calendar month. To obtain the bonus, a deposit of at least $200 within the first 30 days of account opening is required. You will receive a $100 bonus credited to your account within 60 days of account opening so long as you are consistently using the account as your primary account and provided you have met the $200 deposit requirement. Limit one bonus per household. Accountholders must not have had a checking account with Bankers Trust in the last six months. Early closing fee of $50 will be charged if your account is closed within 12 months of opening. Employees of Bankers Trust and/or its affiliates are not eligible for bonus. Offer available for a limited time.