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Trying to pick a bank account is a bit more complicated than your typical shopping decision—so we've read through the fine print for you. These articles present the results of our research in clear and simple language.
Best Savings Account Rates
Because everyone has slightly different needs, we always present a range of options in each area. The following deposit accounts offer the highest interest rates available.
|Account||Interest Rate (APY)|
|DCU Primary Savings||5.12%|
|Dollarsavings Direct Dollar Savings||1.40%|
|CIT High Yield Savings||1.30%|
Our Top Picks
From buying coffee to paying rent, we depend on checking accounts to cover all kinds of expenses. We've sorted through fees, rules and rates to help you determine which one makes sense for your situation.
Meanwhile, a good savings account should come with a strong interest rate and low monthly fees. Here's a list of the best savings options we've found.
Savings Accounts and Debit Cards
Banking Statistics: Rates and Balances
We've used government surveys and other data to explore the history of the average interest rate and balance for each kind of bank account in the U.S.
Understanding Bank Accounts and Fees
Deposit accounts come with all sorts of jargon in their contracts. These articles should help you understand what goes on with different account types, bank fees and withdrawal limits.
Bank Account Guides
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