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BankMobile Vibe Checking

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in Checking Accounts from Customers Bank · Member FDIC
SuperMoney Net Recommendation Score -60  

SUPERMONEY NET RECOMMENDATION SCORE

This product is strongly not recommended by SuperMoney users with a score of -60, equating to 1.8 on a 5 point rating scale.

-60

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.

Strongly not recommended

1 user recommends
2 users are unsure
7 users don't recommend
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Highlights
Community Rating Strongly not recommended
Cashback Rewards N/A
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.01% - 0.50%
(Verified 08/08/2022)
Monthly Fee $0 - $2.99
Minimum Balance to Avoid Monthly Fee N/A
Number of Reviews 10

BankMobile Vibe Checking Review

BankMobile Vibe Checking is offered by Customers Bank, a bank founded in 1997 and based in Phoenixville, PA. BankMobile Vibe Checking is available in 50 states (and Washington, DC).

Key Takeaways

  • Higher than average APY. BankMobile Vibe Checking has an annual percentage yield of up to 0.50%, which is higher than the national average interest rate on savings accounts. Note that you must keep a minimum balance of $1000.99.
  • Charges a monthly fee. This account charges a monthly service fee of up to $2.99.
  • No minimum initial deposit. There is no minimum balance required to open an account.
  • Bill pay. Pay your bills to practically anyone in the United States through Customers Bank.
  • Soft credit pull. This bank will not perform a hard credit pull when you open a checking account.

BankMobile Vibe checking account Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
  • Available in all 50 states.
  • Interest-yielding account.
  • Free debit card
  • Access to a nationwide network of ATMs.
  • No charge on incoming domestic or international wire transfers.
  • No signup bonus.
  • Higher than average wire transfer fees.
  • Monthly service charge (if minimums are not met).
  • Charges a higher than average fee on out-of-network ATM transactions.

BankMobile Vibe checking account FAQ

Are checking accounts from Customers Bank federally insured?

Yes, this account is insured up to $250,000 per person by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). 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 BankMobile Vibe checking account offer?

BankMobile Vibe checking account offers an APY starting at 0.01% and ranging up to 0.50% (APY stands for annual percentage yield, rates may change). However, to earn interest you must keep an average beginning day balance of at least $1000.99.

BankMobile Vibe checking account Rates and Terms
Rates Amount
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.01% - 0.50%

What are the account minimums for BankMobile Vibe checking account?

BankMobile Vibe checking account does not require a minimum initial deposit.

BankMobile Vibe Checking Minimums
Description
Minimum Balance to Earn APY $1,000.99
Minimum Direct Deposit to Avoid Monthly Fee $300
Minimum Opening Deposit Starting at $0

What fees does BankMobile Vibe checking account charge?

This account charges a monthly service fee of up to $2.99.

BankMobile Vibe Checking Fees
Description
ATM Fee: In-Network $0
Monthly Fee $0 - $2.99
NSF Fee $0
Online Bill Pay Fee $0
Overdraft Item Fee $0
Overdraft Protection Fee (per transfer) $0
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Incoming) $0
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Outgoing) $25
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Outgoing) $25
ATM Fee: Out-of-Network Starting at $3

Does BankMobile Vibe checking account charge overdraft fees?

No, BankMobile Vibe checking account does not charge overdraft fees.

What features and perks does BankMobile Vibe checking account offer?

This account includes the following features:

  • Fraud monitoring - BankMobile Vibe checking account 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 - BankMobile Vibe checking account 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.
  • Soft credit pull - BankMobile Vibe checking account performs a soft credit pull so you can check whether you qualify without hurting your credit.

What is the customer support email for BankMobile Vibe checking account?

The customer support email for BankMobile Vibe checking account is contactus@customersbank.com.

How do people rate the customer service and user experience of BankMobile Vibe checking account?

Overall, BankMobile Vibe checking account is strongly not recommended based on community reviews that rate customer service and user experience.

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Message From Customers Bank

Banking has a whole new vibe! Welcome to BankMobile Vibe—a digital-only checking account for students* with the power to bank anywhere, anytime. 

Say adios to ATM fees with access to over 55,000 fee-free Allpoint® ATMs. Get rewarded for your smart money moves in and out of the classroom with the Passport recognition program.
Take your vibe on the go with deposit options for adding money whenever, wherever. Be the master of your financial universe with our built-in money management tools. Maximum benefits with minimal fees. You’ll receive the same high quality service with no service interruption and you’ll be able to continue using the same card until it expires. Uninterrupted refund delivery if you receive financial aid refunds or other refunds from your school. You may change your refund preference at any time.

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 Balance to Earn APY $1,000.99
Minimum Direct Deposit to Avoid Monthly Fee $300
Minimum Opening Deposit Starting at $0
ATM Fee: In-Network $0
NSF Fee $0
Online Bill Pay Fee $0
Overdraft Item Fee $0
Overdraft Protection Fee (per transfer) $0
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Incoming) $0
Monthly Fee $0 - $2.99
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Outgoing) $25
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Outgoing) $25
ATM Fee: Out-of-Network Starting at $3
Immigration Status Considered
  • U.S. Citizen
  • U.S. Permanent Resident
Verification Documents Required
  • Driver License (or other photo ID)
  • Proof of Identity
  • Government Issued Photo ID
  • Social Security Number
Account Features
  • Free Bill Pay
  • Mobile Check Deposit
  • Interest Bearing Account
  • Nationwide ATM Network
  • Mobile Banking
  • Fraud Monitoring
  • Fraud Protection
  • Soft Credit Pull
  • Debit Card
  • Member FDIC
  • Student Checking Account
Signup Bonus Starting at $0
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.01% - 0.50%
(Verified 08/08/2022)

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SUPERMONEY NET RECOMMENDATION SCORE

This product is strongly not recommended by SuperMoney users with a score of -60, equating to 1.8 on a 5 point rating scale.

-60

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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