MyBankTracker Best Bank Awards for the 3rd Quarter of 2017
MyBankTracker announced the winners of Bank Awards for the third quarter of 2017. These awards recognize financial institutions that do the best by its customers, which often includes offering the best accounts and overall customer experience.
The right bank account can mean lower fees and higher savings growth. If your current bank accounts are not helping to improve your financial situation, it's time to find better matches.
Below, you'll find out which checking, savings, money market, and certificate of deposit (CD) accounts are winners of this quarter's awards -- and worthy of your consideration:
Best Account Picks
Best Checking Accounts
|Radius Bank||Radius Hybrid||Free Checking|
|Bank5 Connect||High-Interest Checking||Free Checking|
|Alliant Credit Union||High-Rate Checking||Free Checking|
|EverBank||Yield Pledge Checking||Highest Rate|
|Aspiration||Summit Account||Highest Rate|
|Radius Bank||Radius Hybrid||Highest Rate|
|Ally Bank||Interest Checking||Low Fee|
|Radius Bank||Radius Hybrid||Low Fee|
|Bank5 Connect||High-Interest Checking||Low Fee|
|Fidelity Investments||Cash Management Account||Most Convenient|
|Capital One 360||360 Checking||Most Convenient|
|Chase||Chase Total Checking||Most Convenient|
Most Notable Checking Account:
The Radius Hybrid considers itself as a combination of a free checking account and a high-yield savings account. You can earn a competitive interest rate with no monthly fees and unlimited ATM-fee refunds. This account can be the only bank account you need.
View in detail: Best Checking Accounts
Best Savings Accounts
|UFB Direct||Premium Savings||Best High-Yield|
|Goldman Sachs Bank USA||Online Savings||Best High-Yield|
|Synchrony Bank||High Yield Savings||Best High-Yield|
|Ally Bank||Online Savings Account||Most Consistent Rate|
|Capital One 360||360 Savings||Most Consistent Rate|
|American Express Bank, FSB.||Personal Savings||Most Consistent Rate|
|Goldman Sachs Bank USA||Online Savings||Low-Fee|
|Radius Bank||High-Yield Savings||Low-Fee|
|Capital One 360||360 Savings||Low-Fee|
Most Notable Savings Account:
Goldman Sachs Bank USA is helping people reach their savings goals faster with an online savings account that carries a market-leading interest rate -- no monthly fee or minimum balance requirement. It also doesn't have any transaction fees so that you can focus solely on growing your savings.
View in detail: Best Savings Accounts
Best Money Market Accounts
|Capital One 360||Money Market Account|
|Ally Bank||Money Market Account|
|BBVA Compass||ClearChoice Money Market Account|
Most Notable Money Market Account:
Capital One 360 offers a money market account that comes with an amazing interest rate. Most importantly, it does have any fees at all -- including no monthly fees.
View in detail: Best Money Market Accounts
Best Certificates of Deposit (CDs)
|Goldman Sachs Bank USA||12-Month CD||Highest Rate|
|Synchrony Bank||5-Year CD||Highest Rate|
|Goldman Sachs Bank USA||36-Month CD||Highest Rate|
|Ally Bank||2-Year Raise Your Rate CD||Most Flexible|
|CIT Bank||2-Year RampUp Plus CD||Most Flexible|
|Ally Bank||11-Month No Penalty CD||Most Flexible|
|Synchrony Bank||5-Year CD||Jumbo CDs|
|Goldman Sachs Bank USA||36-Month CD||Jumbo CDs|
|Goldman Sachs Bank USA||12-Month CD||Jumbo CDs|
Most Notable Certificate of Deposit Account:
Known for amazing interest rates, Synchrony Bank doesn't disappoint as it remains one of the best banks for those seeking the best CD rates. Its 5-year CD provides a high APY for long-term savings and, if you ever need the money for an emergency, the early withdrawal penalty is much less than its competitors.
View in detail: Best Certificates of Deposit (CDs)
In addition to analyzing thousands of financial accounts, we do the same for financial institutions. Picking the right bank can be a tough chore with so many options available. The list of Bank Awards winners can help people refine the potential list of banks that best fit your financial lifestyle.
Most Notable Banks
Ally Bank is a trusted online bank that continues to provide great accounts at very low fees. Its online savings accounts has a strong APY on a consistent basis. Its online checking account is able to replace most traditional checking accounts.
BBVA Compass has a strong branch presence in the West and the South to provide great convenience to people who still prefer to use a bank branch. It offers a full range of banking products and services, including accounts that are highly accessible to many people. To top it off, BBVA Compass has one of the best mobile banking apps.