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with a $300 Bonus on our Eagle Checking Account

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Less Time Banking

Make life easier with the Eagle Checking Account from Sterling.

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Enjoy peace of mind knowing your online checking account is safe with FDIC insurance and insured up to $250,000.

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Earn more daily

With our competitive rates, you can ensure your hard-earned money is working for you. Enjoy the flexibility of earning interest on your Eagle Checking account, and grow your balance higher.

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Visit any one of our branches, where our teams are dedicated to making sure every visit is comfortable and efficient!

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Quickly and easily access your account with the Sterling Mobile App...

Enjoy the convenience of banking on the go with our mobile app features:

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  • Manage your accounts
  • Pay & transfer easily
  • View statements
  • Deposit checks in a snap
  • Bank securely
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Frequently Asked Questions

For quick answers, take a look at our frequently asked questions below. Looking for more information, go to our full list of FAQs.

How do I open a new account?

You can open a new account by calling us or at branch near you. You can reach us at 1-800-944-BANK(2265) or find a branch near you.

When will I receive my ATM/Debit Card?

You should recieve your card(s) within 7-10 business days. If you don't receive it after 10 business days, please contact a branch representative at 1-800-944-2265.

Do you charge non-sufficient fund (NSF) fees?

No, Sterling Bank & Trust no longer charges NSF fees.

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If you need to contact us, we’re here to help.

Call customer service at 1-800-944-BANK (2265).
We’re available by phone Monday to Friday 5am-8pm PST, and 9 am - 1 pm PST Saturday. Our call wait times may be longer than usual. Thank you for your patience.

Offer not available to existing Sterling checking customers, or those whose accounts have been closed within 90 days or closed with a negative balance within the last 2 years. Offer good for only one time use and only for one new Eagle Checking Account. To receive the bonus: 1) Open a new Sterling Eagle Checking Account with a minimum opening deposit of $500 and must maintain a $500 balance to avoid fees. All account applications are subject to approval; 2) must have a minimum of 2 reoccurring $500 monthly direct deposits made to this account within 120 calendar days of account opening. Your direct deposits needs to be an electronic deposit of your paycheck, pension, or government benefits (such as Social Security) from your employer or the government. Person to person payments (such as Zelle), transfers from one account to another, mobile deposits, deposits made at a branch, or ATM does not qualify as a direct deposit. Cannot be automatic transfers from your Sterling savings, money market or other deposit account you have at the bank; 3) Must also enroll in Sterling online banking to qualify.

0.40% APY. The Annual Percentage Yield (APY) is effective as of 07/01/2023 and is subject to change without notice. APY may vary between states due to market condition. Rates are compounded daily and credited monthly on the entire balance in the account. No minimum balance to earn APY. Fees may reduce earnings. Bonus Payment: The new Eagle Checking account must remain open throughout the 120-day qualification period and at the time we attempt to deposit any earned bonus payment. Please note that an account with a zero balance may be closed. After you have completed all requirements, the bonus will be deposited into your new Eagle Checking Account up to 130 days after account opening. Bonus is considered interest and will be reported on the IRS Form 1099-INT. You are responsible for any federal, state, or local taxes due on the bonus. Please consult your tax advisor for more information. Promotion begins on 07/01/2023 and may be ended at any time without notice. Other restrictions may apply.

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