Bank Bonuses

I like to collect easy bank account bonuses to offset the costs of travel that I can’t use miles or points for.  Below is a list of bonuses I am working on or received so far this year.


  • $150 x 1 = $150 Fulton Bank (opened Feb 2018, completing requirements)

Total received: $0 + ($150 in process)


  • $350 x 1 = $350 HSBC (opened in Nov 2016, bonus posted 2/1/17)
  • $250 x 2 = $500 Wells Fargo (opened Feb 2017, bonuses posted 2/15/2017)
  • $300 x 1 = $300 PNC Bank (opened Feb 2017, bonus posted 4/7/17)
  • $250 x 2 = $500 First National Bank (opened Feb 2017, bonuses posted 5/26/2017 & 6/2/2017)
  • $200 x 2 = $400 M&T Bank (opened Apr 2017, bonus posted 4/5/17)
  • $200 x 1 = $200 BMO Harris (opened June 2017, bonus #1 posted 12/21/2017, bonus #2 never posted)
  • $200 x 2 = $400 US Bank (opened July, bonus posted 8/4/17)
  • $200 x 1 = $200 Discover Bank (opened Aug 2017, bonus posted 9/27/2017)

Total received: $2850

$150 Fulton Bank Bonus

  I ended 2017 with $2850 in bank bonuses and still hoping that one other $200 BMO Harris bonus will post.  It's been a while since I signed up for any new bonuses, but one at Fulton Bank caught my eye that Doctor of Credit posted. This one seems pretty simple - just...

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$150/$200 Discover Bank Bonus

I'm happy to report the easy $200 US Bank bonus from July posted two weeks after I made my second online bill payment of $25.  Although, I'm still waiting on the $200 BMO Harris bonus from June to post. On to the next one - I got an email from Discover Bank with a...

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$200 Bank Bonus – US Bank

While I am working on completing the requirements for the BMO Harris bank $200 checking account bonus, another $200 bonus this time from US Bank caught my eye from Miles to Memories.  The requirements seem very easy to complete. Highlights Request promotion code by...

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$200 Bank Bonus – BMO Harris

It's been a while since I signed up for a bank bonus, I already made over $2000 in the first six months of this year with bank bonuses.  Doctor of Credit posted one for BMO Harris bank which looks fairly easy to complete.  In addition to the $200 credit, another nice...

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$200 Bank Bonus – M&T Bank

I found another very easy new bank account bonus with M&T Bank, this time from Doctor of Credit.  M&T is not a national bank, but has a large presence in the mid-atlantic states.  I (and my wife) just signed up for this offer. Highlights Use code QI when opening -...

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Another $500 in 15 minutes – First National Bank

This month I made an easy $500 in 15 minutes by opening a checking account with Wells Fargo and making 10 debit card card transactions. posted another bank bonus for First National Bank.  Please check out all of the specifics at...

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$500 Bank Bonus in 15 minutes – Wells Fargo

Thank you Wells Fargo for an easy $500 for 15 minutes of work! To offset some of the annual fees and other related costs associated with my miles and points hobby, I like to collect easy bank sign up bonuses when they are offered.  Wells Fargo came out with this...

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Favorite Cards (updated 2.8.18)

American Express Hilton Honors Ascend
up to 100,000 points
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Ink Preferred Business
80,000 points
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American Express Platinum
60,000 points
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Chase Sapphire Preferred
50,000 points
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Business Platinum
75,000 points
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Starwood Preferred Guest
25,000 points
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Chase Hyatt
up to 45,000 points
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Gold Delta Skymiles Business
30,000 points + $50 credit
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Chase Freedom
$150 ~ no fee
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Amex EveryDay
15,000 points
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Discover It Miles
$50 + $30/yr airline wifi ~ no fee
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