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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!

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We'll donate $100¹

to PAWS Chicago when you open a new Total Access Checking account by 3/29/19 and follow these steps:

  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 nationwide2
  • No minimum balance required
  • No monthly maintenance fees
  • Only $100 of new money needed to open3
  • 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 Account. Limit 1 charitable donation payment per customer, regardless of the number of accounts opened. The promotion is not available to existing checking customers of the Bank. The charitable donation applies only to new Total Access checking accounts that meet all of the qualifications and are opened during the promotional period at the Bank or a branch of a Wintrust Community Bank located in the State of Illinois. Active employees of Wintrust Financial Corporation and its subsidiaries are not eligible for this promotion. If all charitable donation qualifications are met, a $100 charitable donation payment to PAWS Chicago will be made by the Bank within (30) calendar days following the end of the Qualification Period. The Qualification Period is two (2) consecutive calendar months following the calendar month the account is opened. In order for PAWS Chicago to receive the charitable donation payment, the account must be open and have a balance greater than zero when the charitable donation is made by the Bank. To qualify for the charitable donation, you must: 1) Open a new Total Access Checking account during the promotional period of October 27, 2018 to March 29, 2019. 2) Deposit $100 or more of new money within ten (10) business days of account opening. 3) Select a PAWS Chicago branded debit card. 4) Tell us you are aware of the promotion at the time you open the account. 5) Have your qualifying direct deposit made to this account within the Qualification Period. “Direct Deposit” means any payment made by a government agency, employer, or other third-party organization which is made via an electronic deposit. Direct deposits do not include teller/ATM/mobile or remote deposits, wire transfers, Online Banking/telephone transfers between accounts at the bank, external transfers from other accounts at other financial institutions, and/or ATM/debit card transfers and deposits. 6) Enroll in online banking and activate e-statements through the Bank website within the Qualification Period. 2. ATM Fees. The bank does not charge its customers a monthly card usage fee. No 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 Unites States. 3. General Information. New Money is money not held in an account at the Bank at the time of account opening. 4. Online/Mobile Banking. Third party message, data, and/or internet fees may apply. Use of online Banking is required for access to Mobile/Remote banking and Person-to-Person Payments. Mobile/Internet connectivity is required. Remote Deposit requires an established Checking, Savings or Money market deposit account for personal, family or household purposes with the Bank for at least 30 days and has had no more than six overdraft occurrences within the past or current calendar year. Person-to-Person Payments require a Checking account. Cardless Cash requires a checking account and debit card with the bank and is available only at Wintrust Community Bank ATMs.