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Wells Fargo Everyday Checking Account

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Wells Fargo Everyday Checking Account

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SuperMoney Net Recommendation Score -16

SUPERMONEY NET RECOMMENDATION SCORE

This product is mostly not recommended by SuperMoney users with a score of -16, equating to 2.7 on a 5 point rating scale.

-16

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Mostly not recommended

13 users recommend
5 users are unsure
19 users don't recommend
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Highlights
Community Rating Mostly not recommended
Monthly Fee $0 - $10
ATM Fee: Out-of-Network $2.50
Minimum Balance to Avoid Monthly Fee Starting at $500
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0%
Number of Reviews 37

Wells Fargo Everyday Checking Account Review

Wells Fargo Everyday Checking Account is offered by Wells Fargo Bank, a bank founded in 1852 and based in San Francisco, CA. Wells Fargo Everyday Checking Account is available in 50 states (and Washington, DC).

Key Takeaways
  • 0% APY. As with most checking accounts, Wells Fargo Everyday Checking Account does not pay interest.
  • Charges a monthly fee. This account charges a monthly service fee of up to $10, but the fee is waived if you keep a minimum balance of $500 or have a monthly direct deposit of $500.
  • No ATM fees. Wells Fargo Everyday Checking Account does not charge fees on ATM transactions within its network but there is a fee of up to $2.50 for out-of-network ATM transactions.
  • Bill pay. Pay your bills to practically anyone in the United States through Wells Fargo Bank.
Wells Fargo Bank checking Pros & Cons
Pros Cons
  • Available in all 50 states.
  • Access to physical branches.
  • Free debit card
  • No signup bonus.
  • Does not earn interest
  • 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.
Wells Fargo Bank checking FAQ

Are checking accounts from Wells Fargo Bank federally insured?

Yes, your Wells Fargo Bank 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 Wells Fargo Bank checking offer?

Wells Fargo Bank checking is not an interest-bearing account.

What are the account minimums for Wells Fargo Bank checking?

Wells Fargo Bank checking requires a minimum initial deposit of $25 to open an account.

Wells Fargo Everyday Checking Account Minimums
Description
Minimum Direct Deposit to Avoid Monthly Fee $500
Minimum Opening Deposit Starting at $25
Minimum Balance to Avoid Monthly Fee Starting at $500

What fees does Wells Fargo Bank checking charge?

This account charges a monthly service fee of up to $10.

Wells Fargo Everyday Checking Account Fees
Description
ATM Fee: In-Network $0
Check Cashing Fee $10
Check Image Service $0
Debit Card Replacement Fee $0
Early Account Closure $0
Foreign Transaction Fee (Debit Card) 3%
Monthly Fee $0 - $10
NSF Fee $35
Online Bill Pay Fee $0
Overdraft Item Fee $35
Overdraft Protection Fee (per transfer) $12.50
Paper Statement Fee $0
Returned Deposit Fee (Domestic) $12
Returned Deposit Fee (International) $12
Stop Payment Fee $31
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Incoming) $15
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Outgoing) $30
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Incoming) $16
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Outgoing) $40
ATM Fee: Out-of-Network $2.50

Does Wells Fargo Bank checking charge overdraft fees?

Yes, Wells Fargo Bank checking charges a $35 fee for every overdraft.

Wells Fargo Bank checking offers overdraft protection at a cost of $12.50 per transaction.

What features and perks does Wells Fargo Bank checking offer?

This account includes the following features:

  • Fraud monitoring - Wells Fargo 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 - Wells Fargo 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 Wells Fargo Bank checking?

The customer support email for Wells Fargo Bank checking is corporateresponsibility@wellsfargo.com.

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

Overall, Wells Fargo Bank checking is mostly not recommended based on community reviews that rate customer service and user experience.

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Message From Wells Fargo Everyday Checking Account

Everyday Checking --- Multiple ways to avoid the monthly service fee. Most popular account for managing day-to-day financial needs. Loaded with convenient features, like custom alerts to help monitor account activity. Check writing ability and overdraft services available. 

Contact

Hours of Operation

  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday Closed

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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

Minimum Direct Deposit to Avoid Monthly Fee $500
Minimum Opening Deposit Starting at $25
Minimum Balance to Avoid Monthly Fee Starting at $500
ATM Fee: In-Network $0
Check Image Service $0
Debit Card Replacement Fee $0
Early Account Closure $0
Online Bill Pay Fee $0
Paper Statement Fee $0
Check Cashing Fee $10
Foreign Transaction Fee (Debit Card) 3%
Monthly Fee $0 - $10
NSF Fee $35
Overdraft Item Fee $35
Overdraft Protection Fee (per transfer) $12.50
Returned Deposit Fee (Domestic) $12
Returned Deposit Fee (International) $12
Stop Payment Fee $31
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Incoming) $15
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Outgoing) $30
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Incoming) $16
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Outgoing) $40
ATM Fee: Out-of-Network $2.50
Account Features
  • No ATM Fees
  • Free Bill Pay
  • Mobile Check Deposit
  • Nationwide ATM Network
  • Mobile Banking
  • Fraud Monitoring
  • Fraud Protection
  • Debit Card
  • Bauer Financial A+/A Rating
  • Branch Access
  • Member FDIC
  • Student Checking Account

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SUPERMONEY NET RECOMMENDATION SCORE

This product is mostly not recommended by SuperMoney users with a score of -16, equating to 2.7 on a 5 point rating scale.

-16

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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