Santander Bank Savings Account
Santander Bank Savings Account
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Monthly Fee $0 - $1
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.03%
Minimum Balance to Earn APY N/A

Santander Bank Savings Account Review

Santander Bank Savings Account is offered by Santander Bank, a bank founded in 1857 and based in Boston, MA. Santander Bank Savings Account are available in 9 states across the USA.

Key Takeaways

  • Low interest rate. The maximum annual percentage yield for this account is only 0.03%.
  • $0 monthly account fees available. This account charges a monthly service fee of up to $1, but the fee is waived if you keep a minimum balance of $100.
  • No ATM fees. Santander Bank Savings Account does not charge fees on ATM transactions.

santander savings account Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
  • Interest-yielding account.
  • Access to physical branches.
  • No signup bonus.
  • Does not provide access to a nationwide ATM network.
  • Does not come with a debit card
  • Only available in 9 states.
  • Higher than average wire transfer fees.
  • Monthly service charge.

santander savings account FAQ

Are savings accounts from Santander Bank federally insured?

Yes, your Santander Bank savings accounts are insured up to $250,000 per person by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC #29950). 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.

Does Santander Bank offer a signup bonus?

santander savings account doesn't offer a signup bonus.

What is the minimum initial deposit for santander savings account?

The minimum deposit to open a santander savings account is $25.
Santander Bank Savings Account Minimums
Minimum Balance to Avoid Monthly Fee Starting at $100
Minimum Combined Balance to Avoid Monthly Fee $100
Minimum Opening Deposit Starting at $25

What APY does Santander Bank Savings Account offer?

santander savings account offers an APY of 0.03% (APY stands for annual percentage yield, rates may change).

The interest rate on a savings account or checking account can change based, in part, on what the Federal Reserve does. Note that the APY of a savings account is the amount of interest you will earn if you keep your money in the account for a full year expressed as a percentage. The difference between an APY and an interest rate is that the APY takes into account how often your money earns interest (or compounds). The more often your money compounds, the more it will earn. Savings accounts with an interest rate that compounds daily, for example, will earn a higher return (and therefore a higher APY) than savings accounts that compound annually.

What fees does santander savings account charge?

santander savings account does not charge a monthly service fee. See the fee breakdown section below to view all fees.

However, you can waive the monthly fees if you have a minimum daily balance of $100. You can also waive the fee by keeping a combined balance of $100.

  • Outgoing domestic bank transfers come with a $25 fee.
  • Incoming domestic bank transfers come with a $13 fee.
  • Outgoing international bank transfers come with a $40 fee. You can save a ton of money in fees if you use use a nonbank money transfer service.
  • Incoming international bank transfers come with a $13 fee.

What features and perks does santander savings account offer?

This savings account includes the following features:

  • Check images with monthly statement - Reconciling your accounts and complying with document retention standards is easier when you have access to a copy of your checks for each statement period.
  • Fraud monitoring - santander savings account 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.
  • Free Online Bill Pay - Online Bill Pay allows you to pay bills easily from your account.
  • Mobile Banking Services - santander savings 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.

Can you set up a direct deposit to santander savings account?

Yes, you can typically set up a direct deposit to this account. However, it depends on the direct deposit program your employer uses. Most direct deposit programs allow you to send your paycheck to a savings or checking account. In some cases, you can even split your paycheck between the two.

What is the customer support email for santander savings account?

The customer support email for santander savings account is

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Hours of Operation

  • Sunday 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Monday 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Tuesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Thursday 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Friday 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Saturday 8:00am - 8:00pm

Other Services by Santander Bank


  Available in 9 states
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island

Feature Breakdown

Minimum Balance to Avoid Monthly Fee Starting at $100
Minimum Combined Balance to Avoid Monthly Fee $100
Minimum Opening Deposit Starting at $25
Monthly Fee $0 - $1
International ATM Surcharge $6
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Incoming) $13
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Outgoing) $25
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Incoming) $13
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Outgoing) $40
Paper Statement Fee $0
Returned Deposit Fee (Domestic) $25
Immigration Status Considered
  • U.S. Citizen
  • U.S. Permanent Resident
Verification Documents Required
  • Driver License (or other photo ID)
  • Social Security Number
Bauer Financial A+/A Rating
Account Features
  • No ATM Fees
  • Free Bill Pay
  • Mobile Check Deposit
  • No Monthly Maintenance Fee
  • Interest Bearing Account
  • Check Images with Statement
  • Mobile Banking
  • Fraud Monitoring
  • Automatic Transfers
  • Bauer Financial A+/A Rating
  • Branch Access
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.03%

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