open an account, get $2001

Feel good about opening a checking account

When you open a new checking account by May 31, 2022, you'll receive a $200 bonus. Visit a local financial center to talk with a banker to find the account best for you. Be sure to mention this offer to get the bonus.

Choose the account that's right for you

Simple Checking

The features you expect from a checking account without a monthly fee

Choice Checking

Our most popular option with expanded fee-free ATM access and loan discounts

Performance Checking

Earn interest and get rewards like loan discounts and ATM fee waivers

Premier Checking

Take advantage of higher savings rate and loan rate discounts

1 In order to receive the $200 bonus deposited into your account, you must: 1) Open a new personal checking account between December 1, 2021 and May 31, 2022; AND 2) By July 31, 2022, have a qualifying direct deposit totaling $500 or more in a statement cycle made to this account OR conduct 3 or more qualifying payment transactions. A qualifying direct deposit must be an electronic deposit of your paycheck, pension or government benefits (such as Social Security) from your employer or the government. A qualifying payment transaction can be combination of Debit Card, ACH Debit, Check or Bill Pay. Person to Person payments to or from any account at First Financial Bank or any other financial institution do not apply. After you have completed the above requirements, we will deposit the bonus in your new account at the end of your next statement cycle.

Applicants must reside within 25 miles of a First Financial Banking Center. Must open in-branch at a First Financial Bank location in the greater Louisville area. Offer not available to First Financial Bank employees, applicants who have closed a First Financial Bank checking account within the last 6 months, or anyone who has received another offer or bonus within the last 12 months. Limit one $200 bonus awarded per household address. This offer excludes H.S.A., WORKlife®, and Money Market accounts. Accounts closed within 6 months of the account open date will result in the bonus amount being deducted at account closing (if bonus was not awarded, account will be subject to a $25.00 Early Account Closing Fee). Bonus will be reported on IRS Form 1099-MISC. First Financial Bank reserves the right to end the offer at any time.

All deposit accounts are subject to the Terms and Conditions, Special Handling/Electronic Banking Disclosure of Charges, and possibly other disclosures.