5,655 branches, Financially Strong, Growing, InnovativeBest Feature: Mobile Banking & Strong Credit Cards
When it comes to choosing a traditional bank, its important to consider depth of products and reach of locations. This is why, with over 18,000 ATMs nationwide thanks to their partnership with Duane Read pharmacy and more than 5,655 branches, Chase is our pick for Best National Bank for two quarters in a row. While it doesn’t have the largest footprint (that award goes to Wells Fargo), it definitely is one of the most rounded of the large banks. Among the large banks, Chase has made their mobile apps a priority. Most recently they added the ability to view checks deposits. This is on top of early additions or fingerprint recognition technology and a new Freedom card app to maximize your points. Chase also has a great member rewards program “Ultimate Rewards”. Digitizing their branches has also been a focus with new in-branch terminals that can handle pretty much all of your banking needs. Like many of the nation’s large banks, Chase Banks fees can quickly eat into your account savings, and if you care about interest rates, you should look else where, but if you're smart with their your finances, they do offer a wide range of products giving you the ability to do all your banking with Chase. They also have the best mix of credit cards available. Chase Bank comes with a strong MyBankTracker Rating of a B+
#1 in Convenience, Strong Rates Among Big Banks, Manageable Account FeesBest Feature: Branch Hours
Situated in the East Coast, TD Bank and their 1,298 branches across 15 states stay true to their slogan of being “America’s Most Convenient Bank.” TD Bank is one of the only banks open on Sundays and boasts some of the longest hours. TD bank is great if you need to do in-person banking.
6,353 branch in 39 states, Mobile Banking, Large Assortment of Product OptionsBest Feature: Variety of Banking Options
With over 6,000 locations across 39 states, Wells Fargo currently has the most locations in the nation, which makes them a great fit for those looking for a bank no matter where they are in the United States. Tie in their product offering of auto loans, mortgages, credit cards, investment services and insurance, they surely are an ideal bank if you are looking to simplify your finances in one place. Wells Fargo has a strong MyBankTracker Rating with a B+, thanks to steady consumer reviews.