Simply extraordinary.

Open a Choice or Premium Checking Account

Earn a $225 Cash Bonus*

What’s your extraordinary? Simplify—and get rewarded for it—here. At Sterling National Bank, we offer financial solutions to help you thrive. That’s why we’re offering you a great reward on your checking – and more – delivered by your own Sterling banker who can help you put them to work for you.

Earn up to $225 cash when you open either:

  • Choice Checking, offering virtually all the check-writing conveniences you need – at no monthly balance fee – when you maintain a balance of just $1,500.
  • Premium Checking with all the conveniences of Choice Checking – plus pays interest on your balances – when you keep just $2,500 in your account.

Both come with free conveniences that include online banking and bill pay, mobile banking and mobile deposit, and a debit MasterCard® so you can manage your money your way. Why wait to be rewarded? To open your Sterling checking account, visit your local Financial Center.

Get the best in personal service from your own Sterling banker.

Whichever account you choose, you’ll have access to your own Sterling banker. Conveniently located in your local Sterling Financial Center, this experienced professional takes a holistic approach to your financial well-being and acts as your single point of contact to our bank-wide team of experts so you can make smart decisions about your money.

*To qualify to earn the bonus: 1. Open a new Choice or Premium Checking account with at least $15,000 from a source outside of Sterling National Bank (“new money minimum”); 2. Maintain the new money minimum each day during the statement cycle; 3. Have Qualifying Direct Deposits totaling $1,000 or more made to this account during the statement cycle. The ability to earn the bonus is available for the first five statement cycles of opening your new Choice or Premium Checking account.

Each statement cycle that you satisfy the conditions above, you will receive $75 as a cash bonus, up to a total maximum of $225; the bonus will be posted on the last day of the evaluated statement cycle. Your account must be open at the time the bonus is posted. This bonus cannot be combined with any other cash bonus offer. Prior to account opening, this offer can be revoked at any time. Once the account has been opened, this offer is valid for up to the first five statement cycles from your account opening. Cash bonus will be reported as income on IRS Form 1099-INT.

A “Qualifying Direct Deposit” is an Automated Clearing House (ACH) credit, which may include payroll, pension or government payments (such as Social Security) by your employer, or an outside agency. It does not include a transfer from one account to another.

Rate Information: Choice Checking receives no interest. The Annual Percentage Yield (APY) for Premium Checking is .05% and is accurate as of 08/14/19. Rate is subject to change at any time. Fees may reduce earnings.