MyBankTracker Best Bank Awards for the 3rd Quarter of 2017

Jul 12, 2017 | Be First to Comment!

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

Bank Account Category
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

Bank Account Category
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

Bank Account
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)

Bank Account Category
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)

Best Banks

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.

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