$2,000 Bonus When You Upgrade to Chase Private Client

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Chase Private Client $2,000 Bonus

Chase Private Client $2,000 Bonus

Chase has a huge bonus offer of $2,000 for those who upgrade their accounts to Chase Private Client. This account needs a balance of $250,000 or more, so this is not a deal for everyone. Let’s look at the details and whether it makes sense.

The Offer

Save time and money with better banking benefits and special services, plus a $2,000 Welcome Bonus. Hereʼs how to get started:

  1. Meet with a Private Client Banker by January 17, 2020 to upgrade your account to Chase Private Client.
  2. Within 45 calendar days, transfer a total of $250,000 or more in new money to a combination of eligible checking, savings and/or investment accounts (excludes any You Invest, J.P. Morgan retirement accounts and CDs), and maintain the balance for at least 90 days.
  3. Your $2,000 will be deposited into your account within 10 business days.


The account has no fees, but you need to maintain the $250,000 balance. Otherwise, you will be downgraded to another Chase account.

Key Terms

  • Offer not available to existing Chase Private Client customers.
  • Ineligible accounts: any You Invest accounts, Certificates of Deposit, insurance products; fixed and variable annuities; 529 College Savings Plans; any retirement accounts such as Traditional and Roth IRAs, Keogh, Simple IRAs, and 401(k) Plans.
  • After you have completed all the above requirements, we will deposit the bonus in your existing Chase Private Client Checking account within 10 business days.
  • You can only participate in one Chase Private Client Checking, Sapphire Checking or You Invest new money bonus in a 12 month period.
  • Coupon is good for one time use.
  • All bank account bonuses are treated as income/interest and as such you have to pay taxes on them
  • Account must be kept open for 6 months, otherwise bonus could be taken back.
  • This bonus will be considered as interest, so you have to pay taxes.


We saw an offer for $1,250 in the best. Now with with a $2,000 bonus it could make sense for those who have $250K laying around in other banks. You Invest accounts would have been a good option to meet the balance requirement, but are excluded in the terms.

If you keep the $250K in the account for exactly 90 days, you get a 3.2% return. That’s better than any other bank out there for large amounts.


  1. For anyone that’s done this type of offer, does Chase have any money mkt accounts that pay over 0%? Do any of the accounts allow for the purchase of treasuries?


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