Get more advantages when you pair your credit card with a Bank of America® checking account

Get more advantages when you pair your credit card with a Bank of America® checking account

Thank you for being a Bank of America® credit card customer. Your business means a lot. That’s why we’re offering you some great reasons to open a checking account with us.

Bank of America Core Checking®

Looking for a simple, straightforward checking account?

Bank of America Core Checking offers convenient features like Online and Mobile Banking1, with a low opening balance.

Bank of America Interest Checking®

Hoping to earn interest on your checking account?

Bank of America Interest Checking is the choice for you. Plus, there’s no monthly maintenance fee for additional checking and savings accounts9.

New checking customers may qualify for an exclusive $100 bonus offer

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Get rewarded with $100Footnote when you:

1. Open a new eligible Bank of America personal checking account.

2. Set up and receive two qualifying direct deposits of $250 or more each into your new personal checking account within 90 daysfrom account opening.

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Use your BankAmericard Travel Rewards® credit card to get a 10% customer points bonus

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BankAmericard Travel Rewards®Footnote 2 credit card customer?

Just pair your card with an active Bank of America® checking account and get a 10% customer points bonus on every new purchase.

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Use your BankAmericard Cash Rewards™ credit card to get a 10% customer bonus

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BankAmericard Cash Rewards™Footnote 2 credit card customer?

Just pair your card with a Bank of America® checking account and get a 10% customer bonus every time you redeem your cash rewards into a Bank of America® checking or savings account.

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Use your BankAmericard® Better Balance Rewards™ credit card to get an extra $5 cash reward

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BankAmericard® Better Balance Rewards™Footnote 2 credit card customer?

Open a Bank of America® checking or savings account and earn an extra $5 cash reward per quarter when you pay more than the monthly card minimum on time each month.

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Get a 25% - 75% rewards bonus
with Preferred Rewards

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Interest Rate Booster Footnote 3
25% - 75% Rewards Bonus Footnote 4
No Fees Footnote 5
$0 Stock and EFT Trades Footnote 6

Preferred RewardsFootnote 2 customers get more from their everyday banking.

There are no fees to join or participate in Preferred RewardsFootnote 2. Here’s all you need to enroll:

  • An eligible Bank of America® personal checking account Scroll the page to another section

  • 3-month average combined balances of $20,000 or more in qualifying Bank of America® deposits accounts and/or Merrill Edge® and Merrill Lynch® investment accounts

To learn more about Preferred Rewards, visit a financial center or call 888.888.RWDS (888.888.7937888.888.7937).

Get a 25% or more rewards bonus
with Preferred Rewards

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With the BankAmericard Travel Rewards® card, you get an additional 10% customer points bonus on every purchase when you have an active Bank of America® checking or savings account. If you’re a Preferred Rewards client you can increase that points bonus to a 25% or more rewards bonus.

Interest Rate Booster Footnote 4
25% or more Rewards Bonus Footnote 5
No Fees Footnote 6
$0 Equity and EFT Trades Footnote 7

Preferred RewardsFootnote 3 customers get more from their everyday banking.

There are no fees to join or participate in Preferred RewardsFootnote 3. Here’s all you need to enroll:

  • An eligible Bank of America® personal checking account Scroll the page to another section

  • 3-month average combined balances of $20,000 or more in qualifying Bank of America® deposits accounts and/or Merrill Edge® and Merrill Lynch® investment accounts

To learn more about Preferred Rewards, visit a financial center or call 888.888.RWDS (888.888.7937888.888.7937).

Get a 25% or more rewards bonus
with Preferred Rewards

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With the BankAmericard Cash Rewards™ card, you get a 10% customer bonus every time you redeem your cash back into a Bank of America® checking or savings account. If you’re a Preferred Rewards client you can increase that bonus to a 25% or more rewards bonus.

Interest Rate Booster Footnote 4
25% or more Rewards Bonus Footnote 5
No Fees Footnote 6
$0 Equity and EFT Trades Footnote 7

Preferred RewardsFootnote 3 customers get more from their everyday banking.

There are no fees to join or participate in Preferred RewardsFootnote 3. Here’s all you need to enroll:

  • An eligible Bank of America® personal checking account Scroll the page to another section

  • 3-month average combined balances of $20,000 or more in qualifying Bank of America® deposits accounts and/or Merrill Edge® and Merrill Lynch® investment accounts

To learn more about Preferred Rewards, visit a financial center or call 888.888.RWDS (888.888.7937888.888.7937).

Securely make
same-day payments

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Securely make credit card payments through Online and Mobile Banking

Securely make credit card payments through Online and Mobile Banking

It’s fast and easy to do with transfersFootnote #_ from your checking account. Plus, when you pay your bill by 11:59pm ET, it will credit as of the same day.Footnote #_

We make it easy to move your checking account
to Bank of America

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Switching your checking account to Bank of America is easier than you think:

  1. Make a list of all your checking account transactions for the next 30 days

  2. Deposit funds into your new Bank of America checking account

  3. Set up payments and transfers from your new account

  4. Close your old account

Want even more benefits? See what else you’ll get when you become a Bank of America® checking customer.

Online & Mobile Banking

Conveniently manage your card and new checking account all in one place with Online Banking and our award-winning Mobile Banking app.Footnote 1

The security you deserve

Get an extra layer of security with chip-enabled debit cards when used at chip-enabled terminals or ATMs.Plus, you’ll get protection with our $0 Liability Guarantee.Footnote **

Overdraft ProtectionFootnote

Help reduce overdrafts and unexpected fees by linking your credit card to your eligible checking account.

Both checking options give you Online and Mobile Banking, access to thousands of ATMs and more.

Bank of America Core Checking®

This basic account helps you stay in control of your money with convenient features and a low opening balance.


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Low opening deposit of $25

No monthly maintenance fee when you meet certain requirements each statement cycle. Otherwise, a $12 maintenance fee.

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Bank of America Interest Checking®

Earn interest plus get additional checking and
savings accounts with no monthly maintenance fee.


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$100 opening deposit

No monthly maintenance fee when you meet certain requirements each statement cycle. Otherwise, a $25 maintenance fee.

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Need more information about opening a checking account? We’ll be glad to help.

Just visit one of our many financial centers to talk one-on-one with a specialist.