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Get $25 When You Open A New Zenbanx Account

Get $25 When You Open A New Zenbanx Account
Jason Wuerch Jan 31, 2016
Want to Earn Some Extra Money?

Update: This bank no longer exists.

Want a quick and easy $25? For a limited time, Zenbanx is offering $25 to all new members who open an account with a referral link. No deposit is necessary. The only requirement is that you link and verify a current bank account.

What’s The Deal?

Zenbanx had the same promotion back in July, and now it’s back. As long as you use a referral link to sign-up for a new bank account, you’ll receive a free $25 in your new account within 1 – 2 business days. You also get a fee-free debit card upon sign-up.

The president of Zenbanx is the former CEO of ING Banking and also has FDIC insurance of up to $100,000. No deposits are required in order to get the bonus. If you’re really worried about linking a bank account of yours, you can always use Chime, a fee-free prepaid debit card. You will also need to take a picture of either your ID or passport.

You must be a US or Canadian citizen to sign-up. While this bonus isn’t as high as a lot of other bank account bonuses, it’s a great addition if you happen to want some more cash. The best part about this bonus is that you can refer as many friends as you want. When they sign-up and get their $25 bonus, so do you.

How Do I Sign-Up?

It can be a bit of a lengthy process to get started with a new Zenbanx account, so we want to make sure and walk you through the gist of it in just a few steps.

1. Register. You can register for a new account by clicking this link here. Enter in your personal information, just like you would when applying for any bank account.

2. Verify your identity. You’ll be asked to verify your identity, and you’ll be required to do so during the application process. This means that you’ll need to hold up some form of identification in front of your webcam or camera to take a live snapshot of your identification and also yourself.

3. Link your bank. In order to get the $25, the only requirement you’ll need to make is to link a bank account. No deposits are required. After you finish, refer as many friends as you can. Each time your friend uses your referral link and links their account, you also get $25.

Final Thoughts

It may seem like $25 isn’t a lot of money for opening a new bank account, but you’re only doing a soft credit pull and it just takes a few minutes to complete. Bonuses like this are one of the easiest ways to earn some extra cash. Let us know if you have any questions about the process down below, and thanks for reading!

Jason Wuerch

My name is Jason Wuerch and I'm currently located in Madrid, Spain running a personal finance blog called Frugal For Less. My goal is to help everyone and anyone willing to make and save money through easy and simple ways that don't require much effort. Just because you're frugal doesn't mean you have to give up life's luxuries.

Comments (9)

Referral link code is not valid no more. I tried the last 2 days and got just got the information that it is not available now.

as much as i wish i could get the $25… i have to say that i think it’s extremely out of line for this company to expect you to provide a picture of your i.d. – and THAT’s bad enough, but, a picture of YOU holding the i.d. …something about it makes me feel so vulnerable…

…i understand that these days most people put _selfies_ on facebook – but some of us don’t want our pictures “out there” (not online, and also not for bunches of companies to have them) –

it’s true that if i was to go into a brick and mortar bank, the representative signing me up would (a) see me, and (b) MIGHT keep a _photo copy_ of my i.d. (but not even, necessarily! a few of them have just looked at my i.d., _not kept it on record_),

and i’ve signed up online and – THANK GOODNESS – the companies didnt require a photo …or i, and i think a lot of people, wouldnt have signed up–

…so i wish that this company would see that they are limiting themselves, because it is uncomfortable for a lot of people to put their picture out there… folks, your image is not something you want falling into the wrong hands…

You are opening an interest bearing checking account online. Of course they are going to ask for ID. It’s called the Federal Banking Laws. This is the first company to mix social with banking, hence the selfie. People need to research a company first to understand what it is you are signing up for, instead of chasing dollars. I have no doubt they got flooded with bogus applications from scammers and had to shut it down. Too bad aholes ruin it for the rest of us.

“Of course they are going to ask for ID. It’s called Federal Banking Laws.”

having to give up a photo of yourself, at least as of about a year ago, was not required by law (ID _NUMBER_, possibly)
…i _have_ opened a bank account without having to give up a picture (ID _NUMBER_ i don’t mind, it’s the picture i mind…).

i agree with you though about a-holes ruining it for the rest of us…

I think it’s because they are a online bank. They are trying to tie you to the photo on your DL, just like a teller at a branch. Also, like you said it’s a bank account, so the only people that see the photo is the bank and people you send money to. I signed up and it’s real, but looks like the free money thing is over now.

It says that the referral is open until March 31, 2016. However, the program referred to customers that became fully active before February 9th. The referral will get the $25 but the referrer will not… At least that’s what I gather from the info that came up when I clicked on the link. I’ll try it and let everyone know in 3 days (the average amt of time they say it takes to get the transfer). :)

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