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Kasasa Rewards Checking Account


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New! 6.00% APY* on up to $20,000

Kasasa Cash+ Checking

We pay you more, up to $1,200 per year with The Best Checking in the Universe!



What is a Kasasa? (And why is it the best rewards checking account?)

While a traditional checking account helps you pay bills, purchase life's necessities, and transfer funds between accounts, a Kasasa rewards checking account takes your finances one step further. By adding perks — such as the best checking account cash back on purchases made using a debit card or the best checking account interest rates and ATM withdrawal fee reimbursements — we'll upgrade your online banking experience!

With our Kasasa checking accounts, you'll receive rewards for your day-to-day purchases and banking activities. In addition to depositing checks via branch or mobile app, paying bills, and transferring funds, reap bank account benefits like:

Our Kasasa rewards checking accounts give you the flexibility to bank how you like and choose the rewards that mean the most to you.

0.35% APY on the portion of your balance $20,000+.

 Up to $10 a month in ATM fee refunds.
No monthly service fee. No minimum balance.

Qualifying is easy.

  • 24 debit purchases per month
  • eStatements
  • Login to online or mobile banking at least once per month
  • Direct deposit(s) totaling at least $1,000 per month

Didn’t qualify? Don’t worry!
While you won’t receive your rewards that month, you can try again next month.

0.35% APY on the portion of your balance $25,000+.

Up to $10 a month in ATM fee refunds.
No monthly service fee. No minimum balance.

Qualifying is easy.

  • 12 debit purchases per month
  • eStatements
  • Login to online or mobile banking at least once per month

Didn’t qualify? Don’t worry!
While you won’t receive your rewards that month, you can try again next month.

Up to $10 a month in ATM fee refunds.
No monthly service fee. No minimum balance.

Qualifying is easy. 

  • 12 debit purchases per month
  • eStatements
  • Login to online or mobile banking at least once per month

Didn’t qualify? Don’t worry!
While you won’t receive your rewards that month, you can try again next month.

Keep the dividends coming with our sidecar Kasasa savings account. Qualify in your Kasasa checking to earn rewards in your Saver.




















You could be earning...

How many dividends could you be earning per year at your average daily balance?

Example average daily balance
Kasasa Cash+ 6.00% APY1
Kasasa Cash 3.00% APY1
$2,500
$150.00
$75.00
$5,000 $300.00 $150.00
$10,000 $600.00 $300.00
$15,000 $900.00 $450.00
$20,000 $1,200.00 $600.00
$25,000 $1,217.50 $750.00






The Best Checking Account in the Universe...

There are lots of rewards checking account options out there for you to sort through. So, how do we stack up? With the Best Checking Account in the Universe! We're committed to providing you the best possible rewards checking benefits. Here's what you could earn with Kalsee versus other local financial institutions in the Kalamazoo, Portage, and Battle Creek areas:



APY2 On up to2 Annual dividends up to2 Qualifications
Kasasa Cash+
6.00%

0.35%
$20,000

on balance $20,000+
$1,200

+
  • 24 debit  transactions
  • eStatements
  • $1,000 direct deposit
  • 1 login
Kasasa Cash
3.00%

0.35%
$25,000

on balance $25,000+
$750

+
  • 12 debit  transactions
  • eStatements
  • 1 login
Kellogg Community Credit Union - eChecking
5.25%
$15,000
$788
  • 640 credit score
  • 20 debit transactions
  • eStatements
  • $500 direct deposit
  • 4 logins
  • Bill pay
Consumers Credit Union - Serious Interest Checking 4.00% $15,000 $600
  • 12 debit transactions
  • eStatements
  • $1,000 avg. daily balance
  • $1,000 direct deposit
Arbor Financial Credit Union - Momentum Checking 4.00% $15,000 $600
  • 20 debit transactions
  • $500 direct deposit
  • eStatements
Honor Credit Union - Benefits Checking 5.15% $10,000 $515
  • 20 debit transactions
  • eStatements
  • 1 login
  • Direct deposit
Blue Ox Credit Union - eXclusive Checking 4.00% $10,000 $400
  • 15 debit transactions
  • eStatements
  • 1 login
  • Valid address
  • $500 direct deposit
Lake Michigan Credit Union - Max Checking 3.00% $15,000 $450
  • 10 debit or credit card transactions
  • eStatements
  • 4 logins
  • Direct deposit
Advia Credit Union - Advantage Rewards Checking 5.00% $500 - $5,000 $250
  • 20 debit or credit card transactions
  • $400 e-Deposits
  • $500 minimum balance
Banks... Dividend rates so low, they're not even worth mentioning.



Sign up for a Kasasa rewards checking account.

At Kalsee Credit Union, our team is here to make your online banking experience efficient and worthwhile. With easy Kasasa qualification requirements, you can sign up and manage your regular banking needs using our mobile app and online banking services. Add debit card round-up to automate your savings!

Complete our online application or visit us at any of our branches to learn more about how you can save and earn with our Kasasa rewards checking accounts.



Not a Kalsee member yet?

Your first step towards awesome Kasasa rewards is to join! Complete our easy online application, or visit any Kalsee branch

Apply for membership online, fund your account, and enroll in online banking

Break up with your bank checking account without the heartache...

With our fast, free, secure ClickSWITCH portal for switching your direct deposit, automatic payments, and accounts to Kalsee, we'll take the pain out of changing financial institutions. No paperwork. No phone calls. Simply ask for ClickSWITCH when you open your checking. And with instant issue debit cards available at most branches, we'll get you up and running with your new account in no time.



Already have a Kalsee checking?

It’s easy to switch! Your account number and debit card won’t change. Just call and ask for Kasasa!











1 APY = Annual Percentage Yield. For all Kasasa accounts, you may qualify for monthly rewards if you meet the applicable minimum qualification requirements for each calendar month: you must 1) make 12 debit card purchases that post and settle to your account, or 24 for Kasasa Cash+ Checking only; 2) access Online Banking at least one time per month; 3) be enrolled in and receive e-statements; and 4) for Kasasa Cash+ Checking only, receive an aggregate of $1,000 in direct deposits. The monthly qualification cycle is defined as the period beginning one day prior to the first day of the statement cycle and ending one day prior to the close of the statement cycle.

Kasasa Saver, Kasasa Cash and Cash+ Checking and Kasasa Cash Back Checking accounts are limited to one account per Social Security Number. All Kasasa accounts except Kasasa Cash Back in which qualifications are not met will earn 0.05% APY. Rates effective Friday, September 29, 2023, subject to change. Fees may reduce earnings.

Kasasa Saver

Tiered rate account available only to holders of a Kasasa Checking account: if you meet the minimum qualification requirements, 1.00% APY will apply to balances of $50,000.00 and below; 1.50% will apply to balances of $50,000.01 or greater. Each dividend rate will apply only to that portion of the account balance within each balance range. Account transfer and withdrawal limitations apply.

Kasasa Cash+ Checking

Tiered rate account: if you meet the minimum qualification requirements during the monthly qualification cycle, 6.00% APY (Cash+) will apply to balances $20,000.00 and below; 0.35% APY will apply to balances of $20,000.01 or greater. Each dividend rate will apply only to that portion of the account balance within each balance range.

Kasasa Cash Checking

Tiered rate account: if you meet the minimum qualification requirements during the monthly qualification cycle, 3.00% APY will apply to balances $25,000.00 and below; 0.35% APY will apply to balances of $25,000.01 or greater. Each dividend rate will apply only to that portion of the account balance within each balance range.

Kasasa Cash Back Checking

Receive 3.00% cash back on up to $300.00 in debit card purchases that post and settle to your account if you meet the minimum qualification requirements during the monthly qualification cycle. If you do not meet all the monthly qualification requirements, you will not earn a cash back reward.

All Kasasa Checkings

We will refund up to $10.00 in ATM fees assessed at domestic ATMs we do not own or operate. An ATM receipt must be presented for reimbursement of individual ATM fee of $5.00 or higher. If you have a Kasasa Saver account, dividends earned on the Kasasa Cash and Cash+ Checking, cash back earned on Kasasa Cash Back Checking, and ATM fees refunded to you will automatically be transferred to your Kasasa Saver account; in that event, dividends will not compound in the Kasasa Cash or Cash+ Checking account.

If you do not have a Kasasa Saver account, dividends or cash back earned and ATM fees reimbursed will remain in your Kasasa Checking account. If you do not meet all the monthly qualification requirements, ATM fees will not be refunded to you.

Click for Truth in Savings Disclosure additional details.


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2 APY = Annual Percentage Yield. Rates accurate as of 2/21/2024. Potential dividends are estimated based on having the maximum balance in the account for 365 days. Terms and conditions, eligibility requirements, qualifications, and dividend calculation methods vary by financial institution/account.











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How Do I...

Call 866-985-2273 from the phone associated with your account to activate your card or to change or set your card PIN.
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Login to your account online, call 269-382-7800, or visit any branch with a valid ID and correct address.

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