Are there any concerns about putting your social security number and the name of your banking institution on the applications to be a mystery shopper? These companies seem to work all over the world and that is information that could get the shopper in trouble with identity theft?
If you are on the east coast may I suggest Citizens bank they have a One deposit checking account where you simply have to make one deposit any way once per month into the account to keep it free. $1 cash or paypal deposit works.
Shopping Western NY, Northeast and Central PA, and parts of Ohio and West Virginia. Have car will travel anywhere if the monies right.