5,655 branches, Financially Strong, Growing, InnovativeBest Feature: Mobile Banking & Strong Credit Cards
With over 18,000 ATMs nationwide thanks to their partnership with Duane Read pharmacy and more than 5,655 branches, Chase doesn’t have the largest footprint, but it definitely is one of the most rounded of the large banks. In the past year, Chase has improved their mobile apps to increase protection with fingerprint recognition technology, introduced a new app for their Freedom card to maximize your points as well as upgraded their Ultimate Rewards website to better manage your points earned. They also just recently rolled out 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 your 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.
2,841 branches, Financially Strong, Growing, InnovativeBest Feature: Unique Product Offerings
With higher-than-average yields on their CD accounts and an innovative checking product (Virtual Banking) and mobile offering, PNC is continuing to blur the lines between big, small and online banks.