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Get your year off to a solid start… Join Alliant to build savings blocks. The more you open, the more you can earn!
Your 4-step FASTPASS to $400!¹
Complete the steps below and you could earn $400 deposited in your savings account. See full details.
Open a savings account by
March 31, 2023 plus have a minimum $1000 savings average daily balance on April 30, 2023 to earn a $100 bonus
Open a checking account by
March 31, 2023 plus have a minimum $100 checking average daily balance on April 30, 2023 to earn a $100 bonus
Open a certificate by
March 31, 2023 plus maintain a minimum $1000 certificate balance on April 30, 2023 to earn a $100 bonus
Deposit a minimum of $10,000 total across any of these three accounts by March 31, 2023 and maintain this minimum balance until April 30, 2023 to earn a $100 bonus.
Already an Alliant member?
You can still earn up to $300 in bonuses by completing steps 2, 3 and 4! For step 4, you can qualify to earn the $100 bonus if the combined balance of your savings, checking and certificate accounts on April 30, 2023 is $10,000 or more than the combined balance since January 18, 2023. Use promo code FASTPASS to get started.
Frequently Asked Questions
Did I open my account(s) correctly to be eligible for the promotion?
If you opened your Alliant account(s) by clicking on the link within a promotional email you received or the myalliant.com/fastpass webpage, you will be eligible for the promotion.
Will I receive any communications about this promotion?
Yes, Alliant members will receive email communications.
Are current Alliant members eligible for this promotion?
Yes, current Alliant members can still be eligible by opening a new checking account and/or certificate and meeting the balance requirements, and/or by incrementally adding $10,000 to their total balance by April 30, 2023.
When is the payout for the promotion?
Accounts will be reviewed after April 30, 2023 to determine eligibility. If all requirements have been met, the bonus payment you earned will automatically be deposited into your savings account within 4-6 weeks after April 30, 2023.
Is my family member also eligible for this promotion?
Yes, they are.
When do I need to make my deposit(s) to qualify for the balance requirement?
For the savings account, the deposit should be made by March 31, 2023 and maintained through April 30, 2023. For Checking and Certificate products, balance should be met by April 30, 2023. Please ensure you allow enough time to open account and receive approval (accounts may be in pending status for 2-5 business days depending on pending reason or documentation needed).
Will the bonus payment be included in an IRS Form 1099 distributed by Alliant?
Yes, it is part of your tax liability and will be calculated on the IRS Form 1099.
What if I finish my application and receive a “pending” status?
Have no fear! One of our Alliant member care representatives will reach out via phone call or email within 3-4 business days to gather any additional information needed.
How do I make deposits into my accounts?
We’ve made this super easy! Set up one-time or recurring transfers in online banking, deposit checks via mobile deposit in Alliant’s award-winning mobile banking app, or even set up a direct deposit from your paycheck!
Can additional checking and/or savings accounts be opened to be eligible?
No, they must be new checking account and new savings accounts.
Can additional certificate accounts be opened to be eligible?
Yes, an additional certificate can be opened to be eligible.
Are IRA accounts and IRA certificates eligible?
No, IRA accounts and IRA certificates are not eligible for this promotion.
The Alliant difference
Alliant is one of the largest credit unions in the U.S., with more than 85 years of experience and 700,000+ members nationwide. We're 100% digital and we're not-for-profit, so we can reward our members by offering high savings and checking rates, low loan rates, rich credit card rewards and fewer fees.
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1. Fast Pass Terms & Conditions
This promotion is for new and existing members of Alliant Credit Union (“Alliant”) who are current or retired employees from one of the many businesses and organizations Alliant partners with in the U.S., and received an email about this promotion. Select employer groups not on Alliant’s eligibility list including Foster Care to Success (FC2S) cannot take advantage of this offer at this time. These eligible new and existing members must open an Alliant Checking, Savings, or Certificate Account (“Account”) and meet the following requirements to receive the following rewards: a) $100 bonus deposit for opening a savings account by March 31, 2023 and maintain a minimum average daily balance of $1000 through April 30, 2023, b) $100 bonus deposit for opening a checking account with minimum $100 balance requirement and high-rate checking requirements (listed below) by April 30, 2023, c) $100 bonus deposit for opening a certificate account and d) $100 bonus deposit if member has a combined balance of $10,000 across all products by April 30, 2023. Customers who closed an Alliant checking and/or savings account within 180 days of applying for the new account are not eligible for this promotion.
New and Existing Members can use the promo code “FAST Pass” to apply for the promotion. New Account must be opened by applying online at myalliant.com/FASTPASS or by phone at 800-328-1935 and mentioning “Fast Pass Promotion” from January 18, 2023, through March 31, 2023. New Savings Account must have a minimum balance of $1000 by March 31, 2023 and maintain this minimum average daily balance through April 30, 2023. New Checking Account must have minimum average daily balance of $100 and qualify for High-Rate Checking by opting into eStatements and having at least one monthly electronic deposit to the checking account (direct deposits, payroll deposits, ATM deposits, mobile deposits and transfers from another financial institution all count) by April 30, 2023. All accounts must remain open and in good standing. Accounts must be opened by March 31, 2023. Accounts will be reviewed on April 30th, 2023 to determine eligibility for the bonus deposits. Only one $100 bonus per product will be provided and a maximum of $400 bonus payout will be provided if all requirements are met.
If all requirements have been met, please allow up to 4-6 weeks for the bonus deposits to post to your Alliant Savings Account. You will be responsible for any tax liability. Offer is not transferable and not valid for trusts, UTMAs, IRAs or other tax-exempt accounts. Limit one checking, saving, and certificate account promotional offer per Alliant member. All Account applications are subject to approval. Alliant Teen Checking Accounts are not eligible for this promotion. You must apply for the Account by 11:59 p.m. CT March 31, 2023, to be eligible. All Alliant Checking Accounts come with an Alliant savings account as part of Alliant Credit Union membership. Must be age 18 or older at time of Account opening, and a legal U.S. Resident or U.S. Person (including a U.S. Resident Alien). This promotion is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and governed by Illinois law. Promotion is sponsored by Alliant Credit Union, 11545 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago, IL 60666.
2. High-Rate Savings
The savings dividend provides an Annual Percentage Yield (APY) of 3.10%. The APY is accurate as of the 03/15/2023 dividend declaration date. Dividends are paid on the last day of the month to accountholders who have maintained an average daily balance of $100 or more. Savings dividend may change after account is opened and is subject to change at any time. Dividend applies to Savings, Supplemental Savings, Kids Savings Accounts, UTMA Custodial Accounts, Trust Accounts, IRA.
APY= Annual Percentage Yield. Comparison based on Alliant Credit Union 3.10% APY as of 03/16/2023 vs. the bank national average savings rate of 0.16% APY as of 03/16/2023 sourced from National Association of Federal Credit Unions in cooperation with SNL Financial and Datatrac Corp.
Minimum daily balance is required to earn Annual Percentage Yield (APY). Interest rates are subject to change without notice. Fees may reduce earnings. Refer to Fee Schedule for further details
3. High-Rate Checking
APY=Annual Percentage Yield. The High Rate Checking dividend provides an Annual Percentage Yield (APY) of 0.25% APY. The APY is accurate as of the 03/15/2023 dividend declaration date. Checking dividend may change after account is opened and is subject to change at any time. There is no minimum balance requirement to earn the stated APY. Checking Dividends are paid on the last day of each month to checking accountholders who have opted out of receiving paper statements (receive eStatements only) and have a recurring monthly electronic deposit to their Alliant checking account each month (e.g., a direct deposit, payroll deposit, ATM deposit, mobile check deposit or transfer from another financial institution). Otherwise, Alliant checking accounts do not earn a dividend. Alliant checking charges no monthly maintenance or service fees; however, if incurred, fees such as a stop payment will apply. Please refer to the Alliant Fee Schedule for a list of these types of fees. Account is subject to approval. We may not open checking for you if you do not meet Alliant criteria.
Alliant will rebate ATM fees up to $20 per month per membership account when you use your Alliant Visa Debit Card to make a deposit, withdrawal, transfer or balance inquiry. The rebate does not apply to cash advances from Alliant Visa credit cards through ATMs nor to the Alliant Savings ATM Card and Visa International Service Assessment (ISA) fee, referenced as the foreign transaction fee on account statements. Not all ATMs accept deposits.
Fees may reduce earnings.
Overdraft protection is optional. You must opt in to benefit from this free service and you can unenroll at any time. Alliant's overdraft protection program honors your overdrafts on your checking account when you don’t have enough money in your Alliant checking account to cover a transaction, provided you have enough money in your Alliant Savings or Supplemental Savings Account. To do so, we automatically transfer funds from your Alliant Savings or Supplemental Savings Account to your Alliant checking account to cover your overdrafts. Overdraft protection does not cover ATM transactions.
Courtesy Pay is a discretionary "courtesy" overdraft service. There is no fee to enroll in or use the Courtesy Pay service and you can unenroll at any time. To be eligible for Courtesy Pay, members must be in good standing and have an Alliant checking account that has been open for at least six months. Other eligibility factors are risk-based and determined by Alliant using internal and confidential information, including your account history. To qualify to use Courtesy Pay, eligible members must have qualifying deposits totaling at least $600 into their Alliant checking account in the previous 30 days. Standard Courtesy Pay may pay checks and ACH electronic items that would not have not cleared otherwise due to insufficient funds, up to an approved limit. The full amount of the overdraft balance will be due immediately but in no event more than 30 days from the date of the occurrence at which time Courtesy Pay privileges will be suspended and possibly terminated. If you opt in for extended coverage, Courtesy Pay may also cover everyday debit transactions on your Alliant Visa debit card that would not have cleared otherwise due to insufficient funds, up to an approved limit. See the Alliant Account Agreement and Disclosures and the Courtesy Pay Disclosure for details and the Fee Schedule for a list of fees. Courtesy Pay does not cover ATM transactions.
There is no minimum balance requirement to maintain a High-Rate Checking account. However, there is a minimum opening deposit requirement of $25 for new and existing Alliant members that open a High-Rate Checking account online via open.alliantcreditunion.com, and for new Alliant members that open a High-Rate Checking account by telephone (see the Truth-in-Savings Disclosure Chart in the Account Agreement and Disclosures for more information regarding minimum opening deposit requirements). Any funds that are deposited at account opening to satisfy a minimum opening deposit requirement may be withdrawn at any time. High-Rate Checking accounts that are opened via a paper application, online banking, or in connection with obtaining an Alliant loan (whether originated directly by Alliant or through an indirect lending channel) do not have a minimum opening deposit requirement.
APY= Annual Percentage Yield. The APY is accurate as of the 03/15/2023 dividend declaration date. A $1000.00 minimum deposit is required to open a Regular Alliant Certificate. A $75,000 minimum deposit is required to open an Alliant Jumbo Certificate. If you open an Alliant Jumbo Certificate with a minimum deposit of $75,000, but later withdraw funds from the account and bring the balance below $75,000, the Alliant Jumbo Certificate will convert to a Regular Alliant Certificate, which may pay a lower rate. You must be an Alliant member. Alliant Certificates are available as Regular Share Certificates and, Jumbo Share Certificates. Both Regular and Jumbo Certificate types are also offered as Traditional IRA Certificates, Roth IRA Certificates, and SEP IRA Certificates. In addition, prior to opening an IRA Certificate (Traditional, Roth and SEP), you must have or establish an IRA with Alliant. You may not add any additional money to your Certificate after opening. Dividends compound monthly and are paid on the last day of the month and at maturity. There are no penalties for monthly dividend withdrawals. Early withdrawal penalties do apply if the Certificate is closed before the maturity date unless the Certificate funds are moved to Alliant Retirement and Investment Services. If you wish to move your Certificate funds to Alliant Retirement and Investment Services, you must wait until 7 days after your Certificate has been opened. Other exceptions to early withdrawal penalties may be allowed. Monthly dividend withdrawals are not eligible on IRA Certificates if owner is under age 59 1/2. Any monthly withdrawals or transfers reduce earnings. If you change the term of your renewed Certificate, the beneficiary(ies) need(s) to be reestablished by completing a Beneficiary Add/Delete Form. (Not applicable to IRA Certificates). The joint owner designated at the time of Certificate opening will remain as joint owner if you renew your Certificate with Alliant. Neither the primary account owner or joint owner may be a beneficiary on the Certificate account. You are not locked into a rate until you open or renew your Alliant Certificate. Alliant Certificate rates may change daily. Fees may reduce earnings on the account.
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