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High-Yield APY Accounts

CIT Bank 2.20% Savings Account on Balances $25,000+

Published on September 10th, 2019 | by Chuck

CIT Bank bumped up the rate on the Savings Builder savings account to 2.45% APY (up from 2.25%) on balances $25,000 and higher. reader Walter assures us that those who already had the Savings Builder savings account at the 2.25% rate were automatically bumped up to 2.45%. This leads me to recommend this account as the best high-yield account currently available. ... Read More

High-Yield APY Accounts

[IL, IN, MI] Centier Bank 4.00% Savings on up to $50,000 With 50 Debit Card Purchases

Published on August 21st, 2019 | by Chuck

Centier Bank offers their Savings Connect account with 4.00% APY on balances up to $50,000 providing that you open a checking account as well and have 50 debit card transactions on the account. Obviously the 50 transactions is a tall order, but for someone who has lots of small transactions, e.g. subway, vending machine, convenience store, Amazon reloads, etc, it's a nice return since the 4% rate is valid on a full $50,000. Comparing this to a 2% account (see Best High Yield Savings Rates here), you'll earn an extra $1,000 per year. ... Read More

High-Yield APY Accounts

Betterment Savings 2.44% APY Promotion Rate Through 2019 For Joining Waitlist

Published on August 4th, 2019 | by Chuck

Betterment will soon release a checking account which you can join via waitlist. They also offer a savings account. The savings account has a competitive interest rate of 2.43%. As a launch promotion, Betterment is offering a promotional interest rate of 2.68% through December 31, 2019 on the savings account for those who join the waitlist on the checking account... Read More

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