Yes, that's right, we are the bank that pays you to open and use your account. It’s so simple, here’s how:

  • Open a new Simply Great Checking account with a Visa CheckCard and you will get $50 deposited to your new account.
  • Then set-up a recurring direct deposit within 75 days and earn another $50 when the second deposit posts.
  • Next, swipe your Visa® CheckCard for signature or online transactions 30 times in the first 75 days the account is open and you will get another $200 deposited into your account.

By the way, we also have other great checking accounts that come with bonuses.

The A+ Student Checking account for high school and college students or Totally Free Checking for people that prefer to pay for their account a-la-carte. Open an A+ Student Checking, Classic or Totally Free Checking account with a Visa CheckCard and you will get $50 deposited into your new account. Set-up a direct deposit within 75 days and earn another $50. Then you’ll get 20,000 UChoose points for swiping the card 30 times in 75 days.

What are you waiting for? We want to pay you!

Or if you have any questions visit any OceanFirst Bank branch or call us at 1-888-OCEAN33.

*Offer available as of 2/15/17 for a limited time and subject to change at any time. Initial $50 Cash bonus paid at time of opening and only available to new OceanFirst Simply Great checking account customers who take and use a new OceanFirst Visa® CheckCard. An additional $50 cash bonus will automatically be deposited into your account after 75 days only after setting up a recurring direct deposit that has posted twice to your account. The remaining $200 will be automatically deposited into your account after 75 days and only after swiping the new checkcard 30 times, for signature or online transactions, within the first 75 days of account opening. All cash bonuses are taxable. $50 minimum to open account. Minimum daily balance waived for the first year from account opening. After that, a minimum daily balance of $5,000 required to waive $7.95 monthly service fee for Simply Great Checking. Account must remain open and active for 1 year or bonus will be forfeited. All Annual Percentage Yields (APYs) on interest bearing accounts subject to change. Fees may reduce earnings. Limit of one cash bonus per household. Visit regarding points through the uChoose Rewards® program. uChoose Rewards® is not an affiliate of OceanFirst Bank. Contact your local OceanFirst Bank branch for more information about bonuses available for opening other new checking accounts offered.