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Simple Checking

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Simple Checking

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in Checking Accounts from Simple · Member FDIC

SuperMoney Net Recommendation Score +14

SUPERMONEY NET RECOMMENDATION SCORE

This product is mostly recommended by SuperMoney users with a score of +14, equating to 3.3 on a 5 point rating scale.

+14

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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4 users recommend
0 users are unsure
3 users don't recommend
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Highlights
Community Rating Mostly recommended
Monthly Fee $0
ATM Fee: Out-of-Network $0
Minimum Balance to Avoid Monthly Fee $0
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0%
Number of Reviews 7

Simple Checking Review

Simple Checking is offered by Simple, a bank founded in 2010 and based in Portland, OR. Simple Checking is available in 50 states (and Washington, DC).

Key Takeaways
  • 0% APY. As with most checking accounts, Simple Checking does not pay interest.
  • $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. Simple Checking does not charge fees on ATM transactions.
  • Hard credit pull. Simple may require a hard pull on your credit report to open a checking account.
Simple Checking Pros & Cons
Pros Cons
  • Available in all 50 states.
  • Free debit card
  • No charge on incoming domestic or international wire transfers.
  • No signup bonus.
  • Does not earn interest
  • Online-only account with no access to physical branches.
Simple Checking FAQ

Are checking accounts from Simple federally insured?

Yes, your Simple checking accounts are 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 Simple Checking offer?

Simple Checking is not an interest-bearing account.

What are the account minimums for Simple Checking?

Simple Checking does not require a minimum initial deposit.

Simple Checking Account Minimums
Description Amount
Minimum Opening Deposit $0

What fees does Simple Checking charge?

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

Simple Checking Fees
Description
ATM Fee: In-Network $0
Debit Card Replacement Fee $0
Early Account Closure $0
Foreign Transaction Fee (Debit Card) 1%
Monthly Fee $0
NSF Fee $0
Overdraft Item Fee $0
Overdraft Protection Fee (per transfer) $0
Paper Statement Fee $0
Returned Deposit Fee (Domestic) $0
Returned Deposit Fee (International) $0
Stop Payment Fee $0
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Incoming) $0
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Outgoing) $0
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Incoming) $0
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Outgoing) $0
ATM Fee: Out-of-Network $0

Does Simple Checking charge overdraft fees?

No, Simple Checking does not charge overdraft fees.

What features and perks does Simple Checking offer?

This account includes the following features:

  • Fraud monitoring - Simple Checking monitors transactions for potentially fraudulent activity, such as when a debit card is unexpectedly used in a different location or you make a sudden string of costly purchases.
  • Mobile Banking Services - Simple 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.

How do people rate the customer service and user experience of Simple Checking?

Overall, Simple Checking is mostly recommended based on community reviews that rate customer service and user experience.

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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

ATM Fee: In-Network $0
Debit Card Replacement Fee $0
Early Account Closure $0
Monthly Fee $0
NSF Fee $0
Overdraft Item Fee $0
Overdraft Protection Fee (per transfer) $0
Paper Statement Fee $0
Returned Deposit Fee (Domestic) $0
Returned Deposit Fee (International) $0
Stop Payment Fee $0
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Incoming) $0
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Outgoing) $0
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Incoming) $0
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Outgoing) $0
ATM Fee: Out-of-Network $0
Foreign Transaction Fee (Debit Card) 1%
Bank Account Features
  • No ATM Fees
  • Mobile Check Deposit
  • No Monthly Maintenance Fee
  • Nationwide ATM Network
  • Mobile Banking
  • Fraud Monitoring
  • Fraud Protection
  • Debit Card
  • FDIC Member
  • Online-Only Account

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SUPERMONEY NET RECOMMENDATION SCORE

This product is mostly recommended by SuperMoney users with a score of +14, equating to 3.3 on a 5 point rating scale.

+14

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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