HSBC Bank Welcome Promotions: $200, $350, $600 for New HSBC Checking Accounts

Get this and a few hundred bucks!

HSBC Bank is one of the world’s largest banks and now they’re offering one of the largest bonuses as a welcome deposit.

It’s becoming increasingly popular for banks to offer large bonuses if you open a new checking account, deposit new money, and satisfy a few other conditions. HSBC is getting into the game and the welcome bonus depends a lot on the account you open, the amount you’re able to deposit, and whether or not you can satisfy the other conditions.

If you’re in the mood to learn about some bonuses, I’m in the mood to share them with you!

We will update this page with the latest welcome promotions as they are refreshed.

Table of Contents
  1. HSBC Premier Checking – $500
  2. Definition of Key Terms
  3. How Does This Compare?

HSBC Premier Checking – $500

  • Receive a $500 Welcome Deposit for eligible new customers who open a new HSBC Premier checking account and complete the following qualifying activities.
  • Open your new HSBC Premier checking account online, using this offer page, by February 15, 2023.
  • Make recurring Qualifying Direct Deposits totaling at least $10,000 per month from a third party to your HSBC Premier checking account(s) for 3 consecutive calendar months from the second full calendar month after account opening.
  • You will automatically receive the $500 Welcome Deposit in your new HSBC Premier checking account approximately eight weeks after completing all qualifying activities. It’s that simple.

*A monthly maintenance fee may apply
Restrictions may apply see offer page for full details.

Deposit products are offered in the U.S. by HSBC Bank USA, N.A. Member FDIC.

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Definition of Key Terms

There are a few terms and conditions of this offer. First, you must be 18 years of age, have a Social Security number, a U.S. residential address and had U.S. residency for the past three years.

Next, New Money is defined as deposits “not previously held at any member of the HSBC Group in the U.S. You also need to keep those funds in your account and keep that account in good standing until the gift fulfillment. One gift per customer, including all individual and joint accounts (the first line name is what counts on joint accounts).

Finally, there are monthly maintenance fees on all of these accounts. You can avoid them by maintaining certain balances or meeting other conditions:

  • HSBC Advance Checking Account: A $25 monthly maintenance fee if you do not maintain a combined U.S. personal deposit and investment balance of $10,000+ or $5,000+ and maintain a recurring direct deposit from a third party at least once per monthly cycle.
  • HSBC Premier Checking Account: A $50 monthly maintenance fee if you do not maintain a combined U.S. personal deposit and investment balance of $75,000+.

The terms are pretty straightforward, nothing stands out as being particularly onerous.

How Does This Compare?

HSBC Bank offers some of the richest bank promotions and the monthly balance requirements are in line with similar offers. The highest bonus, $600, is on their Premier Checking product which requires a very high balance – a tall order but it comes with one of the biggest bonuses I’ve seen.

⭐Citi Priority Account – up to $2000

Citi Priority is offering up to $2000 bonus when you open an account by 4/4/2023. Then, within 20 days of opening your account, deposit at least $10,000 in New-to-Citi® funds and keep it there for 60 days after the 21st day. The bonus amount is based on how much you can transfer but the lowest tier starts at $10,000.

👉 Click here to learn more

Discover Online Savings Account – $150 or $200

Discover Bank is offering a $150 or $200 bonus when you open your first Discover Online Savings Account with the promotion code WH323 and deposit at least $15,000 into the account within 30 days. You get $150 if you deposit $15,000 or more and $200 if you deposit $25,000.

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Bank of America – $100 Bonus Offer

Bank of America offers a $100 Bonus Offer cash bonus if you open a new account and set up and receive qualifying direct deposits totaling $1,000 or more into that account within 90 days of account opening. It has a monthly fee that is easy to have waived.

👉 Click here to learn more

Chase Total Checking® – $200

Chase Bank will give you $200 when you open a Total Checking account and set up direct deposit within 90 days. There is a $12 monthly fee that is waivable with a monthly direct deposit of just $500, so no gotchas on this deal!

👉 Click here to learn more

Albert – $150

Albert will give you $150 when you open an account and receive a qualifying direct deposit of at least $500 within 45 days and spend at least $200 on goods and services every 30 days for 90 consecutive days with your Albert debit card.

Click here to learn more

Deposit products are offered in the U.S. by HSBC Bank USA, N.A. Member FDIC.
The information, including rates and fees, presented in the review is accurate as of the date of the review. Please refer to issuer website and application for the most current information.
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