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We will attempt to deposit the bonus into your eligible savings account within 60 days of satisfying the offer requirements
(Account must remain open and in good standing to receive the cash bonus).1
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1 This offer is only available to select Bank of America customers who receive this offer via a direct communication from Bank of America. Fiduciary accounts (e.g., trust accounts) are excluded. Offer expires on December 31, 2019. Bank of America may change or discontinue this offer at any time without notice before that date. Only available at participating financial centers (see list below).
Requirements to Receive the Cash Bonus:
(1) Enroll in the offer by December 31, 2019 requesting enrollment from a Bank of America associate or by clicking the enrollment link in a direct email communication.
Next, complete the following steps within 30 days of enrolling:
Next, complete the following steps within 30 days of enrolling:(2) Open or maintain an eligible savings account (Certificates of Deposit (CDs), Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs), and Minor/Student savings accounts are not eligible for this offer); and
(3) Make deposits of new money (each is a "Qualifying Deposit") totaling at least $10,000 directly into the eligible savings account. "New money" is money not currently or previously held in any account at Bank of America or Merrill.Finally, for 90 days following enrollment in the offer (the "Maintenance Period"):
(4) Maintain the Qualifying Deposit(s) in the eligible savings account.
If all requirements listed above are satisfied, Qualifying Deposits totaling $10,000-$19,999 will be eligible for a $150 bonus, $20,000-$49,999 will be eligible for a $200 bonus, $50,000-$99,999 will be eligible for a $300 bonus, and $100,000 or more will be eligible for a $500 bonus. Your Bank of America eligible savings account must be open and in good standing up to and including the date the bonus is paid in order to receive the bonus. If you meet the requirements for the bonus, we will attempt to deposit the bonus directly into the eligible savings account within sixty (60) days.
Additional Important Information:
Thirty (30) days after enrollment in the offer, all Qualifying Deposits will be totaled to determine which of the cash bonus tiers you are eligible for (the "Qualified Tier"). If at any time during the Maintenance Period the balance in the eligible account drops below the minimum for that Qualified Tier, you will no longer be eligible for the bonus attributable to that Qualified Tier, but may be eligible for a lower bonus (as applicable, based on the lowest balance during the Maintenance Period).
Additional Terms and Conditions:
Your eligible savings account does not qualify for the cash bonus until you provide all of the information we require in connection with the account by the expiration date. This includes information we require to identify each account owner, including a validly completed IRS Form W-9 or Form W-8 (as applicable). The value of this bonus may constitute taxable income to you. Bank of America may issue an IRS Form 1099 (or other appropriate form) to you that reflects the value of the bonus. To the extent required by law, Bank of America may withhold tax or other amounts from the payment. Please consult your tax advisor, as neither Bank of America, its affiliates, nor their employees provide tax advice.
All account applications are subject to our normal approval process. The Bank of America Advantage Savings account requires a minimum opening deposit of $100 and pays the following Annual Percentage Yields (APYs): less than $2,500, 0.03%; $2,500 and over, 0.03%. APYs are accurate as of 08/23/2019 and are based on the account being domiciled in California. For today’s rates, select the applicable account at bankofamerica.com/depositsrates.
Rates may change at any time without prior notice, before or after the account is opened, and may vary by location. Fees may reduce earnings. All other savings account details remain the same. Please consult a financial center, visit bankofamerica.com or see the Personal Schedule of Fees for account fees and additional information about accounts.
Offer cannot be combined with any other bonus offer and is limited to one per eligible savings account and per customer. Offer does not apply to second or multiple eligible savings accounts. In the event a customer has more than one eligible savings account, only one account can qualify for this offer.
Reproduction, purchase, sale, transfer or trade of this offer is prohibited.
Participating Financial Centers (by county):
Arizona: Maricopa, Pinal
California: Alameda, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Los Angeles, Marin, Orange, Placer, Riverside, Sacramento, San Benito, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Yolo
Colorado: Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas
Connecticut: Fairfield, Hartford, Middlesex, Tolland
Delaware: New Castle
District of Columbia: District of Columbia
Florida: Broward, Clay, Duval, Hernando, Hillsborough, Lake, Miami-Dade, Nassau, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Seminole, St. Johns
Georgia: Barrow, Bartow, Butts, Carroll, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding, Rockdale, Spalding
Illinois: Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, Madison, McHenry, St. Clair, Will, Winnebago
Indiana: Hamilton, Marion
Kansas: Johnson, Wyandotte
Maryland: Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Carroll, Harford, Howard, Queen Anne's
Massachusetts: Bristol, Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk
Michigan: Livingston, Macomb, Oakland, Wayne
Minnesota: Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Washington
Missouri: Cass, Clay, Jackson, Jefferson, Lincoln, Platte, St. Charles, St. Louis, St. Louis City
New Hampshire: Rockingham, Strafford
New Jersey: Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Union
New York: Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, Richmond, Suffolk, Westchester
North Carolina: Cabarrus, Durham, Gaston, Iredell, Johnston, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Orange, Rowan, Union, Wake
Oklahoma: Canadian, Cleveland, Oklahoma
Oregon: Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington, Yamhill
Pennsylvania: Allegheny, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia, Washington
Rhode Island: Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, Washington
South Carolina: Anderson, Greenville, Pickens, York
Tennessee: Davidson, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, Wilson
Texas: Bexar, Brazoria, Collin, Comal, Dallas, Denton, Fort Bend, Galveston, Guadalupe, Harris, Hays, Hunt, Kaufman, Kendall, Montgomery, Rockwall, Tarrant, Travis, Williamson
Utah: Salt Lake
Virginia: Albemarle, Charlottesville City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights City, Greene, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell City, Petersburg City, Richmond City
Washington: Clark, King, Pierce, Snohomish
2 Mobile Banking requires that you download the Mobile Banking app and is only available for select mobile devices. Message and data rates may apply.
3 Mobile Check Deposits are subject to verification and not available for immediate withdrawal. Other restrictions apply. In the Mobile Banking app menu, select Deposit Checks, then Help for details and other terms and conditions. Message and data rates may apply.
5 You are eligible to enroll in the Preferred Rewards program if you have an active, eligible Bank of America® personal checking or Bank of America Advantage Banking account and maintain a three-month average combined balance in your qualifying Bank of America deposit accounts and/or your qualifying Merrill investment accounts of at least $20,000 for the Gold tier, $50,000 for the Platinum tier, or $100,000 for the Platinum Honors tier. The combined balance is calculated based on your average daily balance for a three calendar month period. Certain benefits are also available without enrolling in Preferred Rewards if you satisfy balance and other requirements. For details on employee qualification requirements, please call Employee Financial Services or visit the Bank of America intranet site.
6 The Savings interest rate booster is only available to customers enrolled in the Preferred Rewards program. Your enrollment in Preferred Rewards will not automatically convert any existing savings account to a Bank of America Advantage Savings or eligible savings account without your request. If your enrollment in the Preferred Rewards program is discontinued, the interest rate booster may be discontinued. Visit bankofamerica.com/savings for current products and rates.
7 Credit Card Preferred Rewards Bonus. Certain credit cards are eligible to receive the Preferred Rewards bonus. Enrolled Preferred Rewards members can receive a Preferred Rewards bonus of 25% for the Gold tier, 50% for the Platinum tier, or 75% for the Platinum Honors tier based on their Program tier and type of card. If your product receives the 10% customer bonus, the Preferred Rewards bonus will replace the 10% customer bonus. The Bank of America® Cash Rewards credit card Preferred Rewards bonus will be applied after all base and bonus cash rewards have been calculated on a purchase. For example, a $100 purchase that earns 3% ($3.00) will actually earn $3.75, $4.50 or $5.25 based on your tier when the purchase posts to your account. For all other eligible card types, a purchase that earns 100 base points will actually earn 125, 150 or 175 points based on your tier when the purchase posts to your account. Other terms and conditions apply. Please refer to your card’s Program Rules for details about how you will receive the Preferred Rewards bonus. Program Rules are mailed upon account opening and are accessible through the rewards redemption site via Online Banking or by calling the number on the back of your card. Visit bankofamerica.com/preferred-rewards for a complete list of ineligible cards.
8 Eligibility: Commissions are only waived for online stock and ETF trades conducted via an individual or jointly owned self-directed personal CMA® or IRA account.
Merrill Edge waives its commission fee for:
- 10 monthly online stock & ETF trades for Gold tier members
- 30 monthly online stock & ETF trades for Platinum tier members
- 100 monthly online stock & ETF trades for Platinum Honors tier members & Bank of America Private Bank clients
For details about commissions, transaction fees and any other fees that may apply, visit merrilledge.com/pricing. Other restrictions may apply. For full details about ways to qualify for $0 trades, call 1.888.637.3343 or visit merrilledge.com/$0detail. Preferred Rewards for Wealth Management clients (formerly known as Banking Rewards for Wealth Management), other than Bank of America Private Bank clients, do not receive Merrill Edge® Self-Directed commissions waivers.
Merrill Edge® is available through Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated (MLPF&S), and consists of the Merrill Edge Advisory Center (investment guidance) and self-directed online investing.
Banking products are provided by Bank of America, N.A. and affiliated banks, Members FDIC and wholly owned subsidiaries of Bank of America Corporation.
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