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Ally Bank Interest Checking
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Ally Bank Interest Checking

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SuperMoney Net Recommendation Score +20  

SUPERMONEY NET RECOMMENDATION SCORE

This product is mostly recommended by SuperMoney users with a score of +20, equating to 3.4 on a 5 point rating scale.

+20

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4 users don't recommend
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Highlights
Community Rating Mostly recommended
Cashback Rewards N/A
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.10% - 0.25%
Monthly Fee $0
Minimum Balance to Avoid Monthly Fee Starting at $0
Number of Reviews 15

Ally Bank Interest Checking Review

Ally Bank Interest Checking is offered by Ally Financial Inc., a bank founded in 2001 and based in Philadelphia, PA. Ally Bank Interest Checking is available in 50 states (and Washington, DC).

Key Takeaways

  • Higher than average APY. Ally Bank Interest Checking has an annual percentage yield of up to 0.25%, which is higher than the national average interest rate on savings accounts.
  • $0 monthly fee. This account does not charge a monthly Service Charge.
  • No minimum initial deposit. There is no minimum balance required to open an account.
  • No ATM fees. Ally Bank Interest Checking does not charge fees on ATM transactions.
  • Up to $10 in ATM fee rebates. This account will reimburse you for ATM fees (see terms and conditions for details).
  • Bill pay. Pay your bills to practically anyone in the United States through Ally Financial Inc..

Ally Bank checking Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
  • Available in all 50 states.
  • Interest-yielding account.
  • Free debit card
  • No charge on incoming domestic or international wire transfers.
  • No signup bonus.
  • Higher than average wire transfer fees.

Ally Bank checking FAQ

Are checking accounts from Ally Financial Inc. federally insured?

Yes, this account is insured up to $250,000 per person by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC #57803). The FDIC is an independent agency of the United States government that protects you against the loss of your insured deposits if an FDIC-insured bank or savings association fails. FDIC insurance is backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government.

What APY does Ally Bank checking offer?

Ally Bank checking offers an APY starting at 0.10% and ranging up to 0.25% (APY stands for annual percentage yield, rates may change).

Ally Bank checking Rates and Terms
Rates Amount
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.10% - 0.25%

What are the account minimums for Ally Bank checking?

Ally Bank checking does not require a minimum initial deposit.

Ally Bank Interest Checking Minimums
Description
Minimum Opening Deposit Starting at $0
Minimum Balance to Avoid Monthly Fee Starting at $0

What fees does Ally Bank checking charge?

The good news is that this account does not have a monthly Service Charge.

Ally Bank Interest Checking Fees
Description
Monthly Fee $0
ATM Fee: In-Network $0
ATM Fee: Out-of-Network Starting at $0
ATM Reimbursement Monthly Limit $10
Foreign Transaction Fee (Debit Card) 1%
NSF Fee $25
Overdraft Item Fee $25
Overdraft Protection Fee (per transfer) $0
Returned Deposit Fee (Domestic) $7.50
Returned Deposit Fee (International) $0
Stop Payment Fee $15
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Incoming) $0
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Outgoing) $20
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Incoming) $0
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Outgoing) $0
Paper Statement Fee $0
Online Bill Pay Fee $0
Check Cashing Fee $0
Debit Card Replacement Fee $0
Early Account Closure $0

Does Ally Bank checking charge overdraft fees?

Yes, Ally Bank checking charges a $25 fee for every overdraft.

What features and perks does Ally Bank checking offer?

This account includes the following features:

  • ATM rebates - This account will reimburse you for any domestic ATM fees up to a monthly maximum of $10.
  • Fraud monitoring - Ally Bank checking monitors transactions for potentially unauthorized activity, such as when a debit card is unexpectedly used in a different location or you make a sudden string of costly purchases.
  • Online Bill Pay - Online Bill Pay allows you to pay bills easily from your account.
  • Mobile Banking Services - Ally Bank checking allows you to manage your money online or with a mobile app. This includes depositing checks in your account with a mobile app on your smartphone.
  • Nationwide ATM network - Conveniently transact at a nearby ATM.

What is the customer support email for Ally Bank checking?

The customer support email for Ally Bank checking is support@invest.ally.com.

How do people rate the customer service and user experience of Ally Bank checking?

Overall, Ally Bank checking is mostly recommended based on community reviews that rate customer service and user experience.

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Message From Ally Financial Inc.

A checking account that gives you more. We reward you for banking with us, not the other way around. No minimum balance requirements. Ever. Open your account with any amount. Plus, we don’t penalize you or charge fees based on your balance. Make everyday banking count.

Availability

  Available in 50 states and Washington, D.C.
  • Alaska
  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Washington, DC
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Iowa
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Massachusetts
  • Maryland
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Nebraska
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • Nevada
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • Vermont
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin
  • West Virginia
  • Wyoming

Feature Breakdown

Minimum Opening Deposit Starting at $0
Minimum Balance to Avoid Monthly Fee Starting at $0
Monthly Fee $0
ATM Fee: In-Network $0
ATM Fee: Out-of-Network Starting at $0
ATM Reimbursement Monthly Limit $10
Foreign Transaction Fee (Debit Card) 1%
NSF Fee $25
Overdraft Item Fee $25
Overdraft Protection Fee (per transfer) $0
Returned Deposit Fee (Domestic) $7.50
Returned Deposit Fee (International) $0
Stop Payment Fee $15
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Incoming) $0
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Outgoing) $20
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Incoming) $0
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Outgoing) $0
Paper Statement Fee $0
Online Bill Pay Fee $0
Check Cashing Fee $0
Debit Card Replacement Fee $0
Early Account Closure $0
Immigration Status Considered
  • U.S. Citizen
  • U.S. Permanent Resident
Verification Documents Required
  • Proof of Identity
  • Proof of Residence
  • Government Issued Photo ID
  • Social Security Number
Account Features
  • No ATM Fees
  • Free Bill Pay
  • Mobile Check Deposit
  • No Monthly Maintenance Fee
  • Interest Bearing Account
  • ATM Reimbursement
  • Nationwide ATM Network
  • Mobile Banking
  • Fraud Monitoring
  • Fraud Protection
  • Debit Card
  • Bauer Financial A+/A Rating
  • Member FDIC
Signup Bonus Starting at $0
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.10% - 0.25%

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SUPERMONEY NET RECOMMENDATION SCORE

This product is mostly recommended by SuperMoney users with a score of +20, equating to 3.4 on a 5 point rating scale.

+20

Recommendation score measures the loyalty between a provider and a consumer. It's at +100 if everybody recommends the provider, and at -100 when no one recommends.

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