Can you believe that the U.S. Bank promotion is back again?!? I was contacted by the Sunnyside Albertsons bank manager last week to let me know that our readers made the last promotion so successful that U.S. Bank decided to do it again at all local in-store branches! He also wanted me to know how lovely you all were — patient, kind and generous. Frugal Living NW readers certainly made a postive impression. Thank you!
From now until Friday, sign up for a free checking account at any Portland Metro Albertsons U.S. Bank branch and get up to $100 worth of free Albertsons purchases.
This deal is a bit different than previous ones. You can earn either $50 or $100, depending on the option you choose. Follow these directions to get your free money:
1. Open a new checking account at a participating branch on or before August 7 (Friday). One bonus per household. Offer is not valid if you have an existing U.S. Bank account.
2. Deposit a minimum of $50 into the account when you open it. You will receive a temporary debit card at the counter which you can use immediately.
3. Complete one or both of these two options — each one earns you $50 (it’s seriously free money — I promise):
a. Use your U.S. Bank debit card at Albertsons to purchase $50 worth of groceries or gift cards at Albertsons.
Make sure you choose the credit option when you check out and not the debit option (the one where you don’t enter your PIN). Take the receipt directly to the U.S. Bank counter to have your account credited back the $50. This option, from opening your account to getting the $50 back, can be completed in one trip — about 30 minutes total if there’s no line.
This is a great way to fund the current Albertsons Hot Catalina promotion — you can do the deal over and over and over again for $0 out of pocket!
b. Set up a direct deposit of at least $100 by September 30 for an additional $50.
This is the perfect option for those of you looking to officially switch you family’s banking to U.S. Bank. Your account will be credited $50 within 60 days.
As with the previous promotion, the U.S. Bank employees are expecting you and know that many are coming just for the free money. This is their opportunity to earn your business by providing excellent customer service. And please don’t be intimidated by the process — it only takes a few minutes and the employees are super-friendly and there to help you.
Find your nearest in-store branch location here.
When you set up your account, be sure to tell them that you are a Frugal Living NW reader! And of course, if you’re on the east side, I cannot recommend the Sunnyside/Happy Valley branch enough (147th & Sunnyside Rd). They are absolutely wonderful and are working hard to earn your business.
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