LaSalle Bank $100 Bonus

by Andy Hough on February 15, 2007 · 8 comments

I found this deal at Slickdeals. You can receive a $100 bonus for opening a free LaSalle Direct Plus checking account with direct deposit or free online bill pay. You need to use the code EASE100. The minimum opening deposit is $50. Here are their rules.

The miminum balance to open a Direct Plus Checking Account and earn the $100 bunus is $50. Bonus will not be considered part of the minimum opening deposit. To be eligle for the Bonus you are also required to establish direct deposit OR sign up for free online bill pay. Bonus is limited to one new checking account per household, may not be combined with other offer. Bonus credited at account opening and is for NEW consumer checking accounts only opened with funds not currently on deposit. Offer expires 3/31/07

You have to fill out the application before you’ll get the information about the bonus. Visit their website for information about this bank bonus.

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1 Mike February 16, 2007 at 11:25 am

A clarification is in order here: the account is only free with direct deposit, otherwise there\’s a $4 month maintenance fee. Whether a Paypal or ACH transfer would be considered \”direct deposit\” is unknown.

2 Andy February 16, 2007 at 11:35 am

Even if they don\’t count PayPal or ACH transfer as direct deposit you would still make a good amount after paying a few monthly fees. I\’m not sure how long you need to keep the account open.

*Ok. I am the person you\’re thinking of. I didn\’t think you were thinking of me since I rarely post there but I did post there earlier this week.

3 Mike February 16, 2007 at 12:21 pm

LaSalle is one of the few banks which doesn\\\’t impose an early account cancellation fee. The only other bank I know of that doesn\\\’t do this is BOA.

(I edited this comment because althought I\’m not really anonymous on this site I would like to stay as anonymous as possible.)

4 Cindy March 2, 2007 at 10:53 am

I found out there are other rules too: you have to live in IN, MI,WI or IL to get the $100. I called, looking for the $100 and was told it was only if you received mail advertisement directly

5 Andy March 2, 2007 at 6:03 pm

Others have reported getting the bonus despite not receiving a targeted mailer. Doesn\’t mean it will work for everyone. Try it at your own risk.

6 John March 13, 2007 at 6:37 pm

I tried it and just called in. It didn’t work. I have to send in a letter to close my account now.

7 Andy March 14, 2007 at 3:41 pm

Sorry it didn\’t work. This definitely seems like a YMMV kind of deal.

8 Dog June 29, 2008 at 8:55 pm

Hi does anyone know if the new account must remain opened for at least six months or so?

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