Chicago's Bank Supports PAWS Chicago

Chicago's Bank Supports PAWS Chicago

Chicago's Bank Supports PAWS Chicago

Chicago's Bank Supports PAWS Chicago

PAWS Chicago

At Wintrust, we get to know you and your needs in order to offer the best banking products and even better customer service. And, we’re committed to serving every member of our community, including our four-legged friends. Many of our bank locations are pet friendly, so stop in with your pet to get a treat and see how you can open an account today!

To find a bank location near you in Illinois, click here.

We'll donate $100¹

to PAWS Chicago when you open a new Total Access Checking account and follow these steps2:

  1. Enroll in online banking and activate e-statements through the bank website.
  2. Complete a direct deposit within the qualification period.
  3. Order a PAWS Chicago debit card at account opening.


Account must be opened at an Illinois Wintrust Community Bank location to qualify.

Perks of Total Access Checking

  • Free ATMs nationwide3
  • No minimum balance required
  • No monthly maintenance fees
  • Only $100 required to open
  • Online & mobile banking4
  • Remote deposit4
  • Online bill pay4
  • E-statements4
  • Cardless Cash4

PAWS Chicago trademarks and copyrights proprietary to PAWS Chicago. Used with permission. 1. Total Access Checking Bonus Information. This PAWS Chicago charitable bonus offer is valid for new accounts opened January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022. This PAWS Chicago charitable donation offer is not available to existing or closed checking account customers of Wintrust Financial Corporation (‘WTFC’) and its subsidiaries or its active employees. Limit 1 charitable donation per customer, regardless of the number of accounts opened. If you qualify for this PAWS Chicago charitable donation offer, you are ineligible to receive this PAWS Chicago charitable donation offer from any other WTFC location. This PAWS Chicago charitable donation made by WTFC to PAWS Chicago on your behalf is not tax deductible. If you qualify for any other WTFC savings offer it may be combined with this PAWS Chicago charitable donation offer. Your new account must be open, in the same product, and have a balance greater than zero to receive the bonus payment. Balance is determined as of the end of each Business Day as the funds currently in your account including deposits and withdrawals made in the Business Day. 2. Total Access Checking Bonus Qualifications. (i) Open a new Total Access Checking account; (ii) tell us you are aware of this PAWS Chicago charitable donation offer at account opening; (iii) select a PAWS Chicago branded debit card; (iv) have a monthly occurring direct deposit each month to your new account for 2 consecutive calendar months after the calendar month your new account was opened (‘Qualification Period’); and (v) enroll in online banking and activate e-statements within the Qualification Period. A direct deposit is defined as any payment made by a government agency, employer, or other third-party organization that is made via an electronic deposit. A direct deposit does not include teller/ATM/mobile or remote deposits, wire transfers, online banking/telephone transfers between accounts at WTFC, external transfers from other accounts at other financial institutions or ATM/debit card transfers and deposits. After you have completed all the above bonus qualifications, we will make the charitable donation within 30 calendar days after the Qualification Period. A listing of WTFC locations can be found here: 3. ATM Fees. There is no WTFC transaction charge at any ATM in the Allpoint, MoneyPass, or Sum surcharge free networks. Other banks outside the network may impose ATM surcharges at their machines. Surcharge fees assessed by owners of other ATMs outside the network will be reimbursed. Reimbursement does not include the 1.10% International Service fee charged for certain foreign transactions conducted outside the continental United States. 4. Account Benefits. Online banking is required to access Mobile banking, and Remote Deposit Capture. Internet/Mobile connectivity is required. Deposits made through Mobile banking or Remote Deposit Capture are subject to deposit limits and funds are typically available by next business day. Deposit limits may change at any time. Third-party message and data rates may apply. Other restrictions apply. For more information go to: