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Synchrony Bank High Yield Savings Account

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SuperMoney Net Recommendation Score -50

SUPERMONEY NET RECOMMENDATION SCORE

This product is mostly not recommended by SuperMoney users with a score of -50, equating to 2 on a 5 point rating scale.

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Highlights
Community Rating Mostly not recommended
Monthly Fee $0
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.40%
APY Minimum Balance $0.01
Number of Reviews 6

Synchrony Bank High Yield Savings Account Review

Synchrony Bank High Yield Savings Account is offered by Synchrony Bank, a bank founded in 1932 and based in Bridgewater, NJ. Synchrony Bank High Yield Savings Account is available in 50 states (and Washington, DC).

Key Takeaways
  • Higher than average APY. Synchrony Bank High Yield Savings Account has an annual percentage yield of up to 0.40%, which is higher than the national average interest rate on savings accounts. Note that you must keep a minimum balance of $0.01.
  • $0 monthly fee. This account does not charge a monthly Service Charge.
  • Large minimum initial deposit. You need a minimum deposit of $5,000 to open an account. This is a relatively large minimum initial deposit when compared to the other accounts that we track.
  • No ATM fees. Synchrony Bank High Yield Savings Account does not charge fees on ATM transactions.
  • ATM fee reimbursements. This account will reimburse you for ATM fees (see terms and conditions for details).
Synchrony savings Pros & Cons
Pros Cons
  • Available in all 50 states.
  • Interest-yielding account.
  • No charge on incoming domestic or international wire transfers.
  • No signup bonus.
  • Does not come with a debit card
  • Higher than average wire transfer fees.
Synchrony savings FAQ

Are savings accounts from Synchrony Bank federally insured?

Yes, your Synchrony Bank savings accounts are insured up to $250,000 per person by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC #27314). 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 Synchrony Bank offer a signup bonus?

Synchrony savings has a signup bonus of $0.

What is the minimum initial deposit for Synchrony savings?

The minimum deposit to open a Synchrony savings is $5,000.
Synchrony Bank High Yield Savings Account Minimums
Description
APY Minimum Balance $0.01
Minimum Opening Deposit Starting at $5,000

What APY does Synchrony Bank offer?

Synchrony savings offers an APY of 0.40% (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 Synchrony savings charge?

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

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

What features and perks does Synchrony savings offer?

This savings account includes the following features:

  • ATM reimbursement - This account provides ATM access and will reimburse you for the ATM fees charged by other networks.
  • Fraud monitoring - Synchrony savings 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 - Synchrony savings 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.

Can you set up a direct deposit to Synchrony savings?

In most cases, the answer is yes. 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 Synchrony savings?

The customer support email for Synchrony savings is customer.service@mail.synchronybank.com.

How do people rate the customer service and user experience of Synchrony savings?

Overall, Synchrony savings is mostly not recommended based on community reviews that rate customer service and user experience.

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Hours of Operation

  • Sunday 8:00am - 12:00am
  • Monday 8:00am - 12:00am
  • Tuesday 8:00am - 12:00am
  • Wednesday 8:00am - 12:00am
  • Thursday 8:00am - 12:00am
  • Friday 8:00am - 12:00am
  • Saturday 8:00am - 12:00am

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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

APY Minimum Balance $0.01
Minimum Opening Deposit Starting at $5,000
Early Account Closure $0
Monthly Fee $0
Paper Statement Fee $0
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Incoming) $0
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Incoming) $0
Returned Deposit Fee (Domestic) $25
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Outgoing) $25
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Outgoing) $25
Bauer Financial A+/A Rating
Account Features
  • No ATM Fees
  • Mobile Check Deposit
  • No Monthly Maintenance Fee
  • Interest Bearing Account
  • ATM Reimbursement
  • Nationwide ATM Network
  • Mobile Banking
  • Fraud Monitoring
  • Automatic Transfers
  • Bauer Financial A+/A Rating
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.40%

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SUPERMONEY NET RECOMMENDATION SCORE

This product is mostly not recommended by SuperMoney users with a score of -50, equating to 2 on a 5 point rating scale.

-50

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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