Monifi is a digital-only bank that has a great new account promotion for folks who have a direct deposit they can move over. They are an online bank, so anyone can open an account, but they are also a division of MidFirst Bank, which is a brick and mortar bank.
MidFirst Bank is FDIC insured, Certificate #4063, and chartered as a Federal Savings Bank regulated by the Comptroller of the Currency. As of this writing, they have 81 locations in five states (Arizona, California, Colorado, Oklahoma, and Texas).
An added benefit of Monifi, besides the bonus, is that their app has a lot of features that can help you with your budgeting too, which means saving even more money. It’s worth checking out if you don’t already have a favorite app for that.
As for the bonus, it’s nice and it’s easy to get, let’s take a look.
💰 Get $300, $700, or $1,500 from a Citi Priority Account Today!
Citi Priority is offering $300, $700, or $1,500 when you open a Citi Priority Account by 7/17/2022.
Then, within 20 days of opening your account, deposit New-to-Citi funds and keep it there for 60 days after the 21st day. The bonus is based on the amount you transfer.
This is a limited time offer so don’t wait!
Monifi – $250 Bonus
Monifi will give you $250 when you set up payroll direct deposit and receive two direct deposits of at least $1,000 each into your Spend Balance within 90 days of opening your Monifi Relationship. The direct deposit has to be a paycheck, pension, or government benefits (like Social Security).
Open an account, set up payroll direct deposit and receive two direct deposits of at least $1,000 each into your Spend Balance within 90 days of opening your Monifi Relationship, and is deposited into your account.
Offer is good until 5/31/2022 and available nationwide.
What’s nice about this account is that there aren’t any fees. No minimum balance, no monthly maintenance fees, and no ATM fees if you use an ATM in the Allpoint network.
How does this compare?
It’s not bad for an online bank with no fees and no minimums. The $1,000 per direct deposit requirement is reasonable and you have 90 days to get two of them, so you could easily get two paychecks in there.
As for getting , that’s a nice amount for what’s not a lot of work.
Here are a few comparable offers:
⭐Citi Priority Account – $300, $700, or $1,500
Citi Priority is offering $300, $700, or $1,500 bonus when you open an account by 7/17/2022. Then, within 20 days of opening your account, deposit at least $15,000 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 $15,000.
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 WH622 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.
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!
SoFi Money – up to $300
SoFi Money will give you up to $300 if you open an account and make direct deposits of at least $1,000. The bonus will be based on the total amount of those direct deposits in a 30-day evaluation period.
HSBC Premier Checking – $450
HSBC has an offer where you can get $450 for eligible new customers who open an HSBC Premier checking account and make recurring monthly qualifying direct deposits of at least $5,000 for 3 consecutive months.
Huntington Bank – up to $300
If you are a resident of Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, West Virginia, or Wisconsin then you could get up to $300 from Huntington Bank for opening a new checking account. There are several checking accounts that qualify but they’re great offers if you live in their geographic region.
TD Bank – $300 or $150
TD bank has two bank offers for checking accounts and both are fairly easy to attain. For example, get $300 when you open a TD Beyond Checking account and receive direct deposits of $2,500 or more within 60 days of opening your account.