Ally will steal your money. They are sugary sweet on the phone 24/7. CD matured? Want your money? They can't find your username. They're so sorry that's not the password they have on file. Sugary sweet 24/7 asking personal question after personal question, they'll keep asking and no amount of information is enough to satisfy them that you really are you. And no branch to go to in person (he he he). Hey, this isn't like some Ally trick ("computer glitch", "just a little more documentation for you to notarize and mail, again", "just a few more personal questions", "someone will call you back", "soon", "really", ha ha ha, you putz - but they are so so sugary sweet as they tell you that they are keeping your money, they're not giving your money back to you, they are keeping your money for themselves and they have hundreds and hundreds of lines to tell you about "bank security" and they "really want to protect your identity and your account" and that's why they won't give you your money back, not until you snail mail more notarized documents, not until you answer even more nosey personal questions (and if this goes on for 1/2 an hour or so, then "someone's going to call you back"). But no one calls you back. Then you get (24/7!!!) sugary sweet customer service rep's repeating the same lines, same questions, same demands, same lies same lies same lies. With CD's they delay long enough that the CD automatically re-news, then there are penalties to pay, plus more notarized snail mail to notarize and snail mail (and if its not certified mail then they're "so sorry" but they never got that, and if it is certified, then you just lost that fraction of a percent in interest higher than your local bank, then they still need more ...)
Don't open an Ally account. It's not worth it for an extra few interest rate percentage points "promised". It's absolutely not worth it for a few fractions of a percent m
I don't understand all the hate against Ally Bank in previous reviews. I have had a checking account with Ally since 2011, after my local bank screwed me on overdraft fees, and have been very satisfied since. Signing up is painless, much less than what I have experienced at other online-only banks, and their website is very easy to use. In 2012 all of my debit card transactions were suddenly being declined and upon calling Ally it turned out my card number had been stolen so they froze my debit card. I wish they had notified me, but getting a new card was easy and I was not responsible for the fraudulent charge. I have only incurred one overdraft fee of $9 since banking with Ally and it was due to my own negligence. If you're tired of old-fashioned banking and their fees I highly recommend Ally Bank.
never received a 1009 tax statement,tried to get one.impossible.
closed my account with over 200k in there.still fighting to MY money back. had to involve fdic,bbb and attorney general.
they are scam artists and their employees are rude, incompentent.
all they can say:a member of upper management will call you
first this never happened and second the employees do not even know where their headquaters are. i got 3 different addresses in 3 different states
don t bank with them