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The Wells Fargo savings account interest rate is 0.01% for its Way2Save account. That’s below the national average of 0.10%, and significantly worse than annual percentage yields, or APYs, on online savings accounts. Many top online savings accounts earn rates around 0.50%.
Wells Fargo interest rates
Interest rate on balances
How it compares
The national average rate for savings accounts is 0.10% APY.
How to avoid monthly fees
Minimum opening deposit
Interest on balances for premium savings accounts
Up to 0.02% APY for customers with a linked Wells Fargo Portfolio account. (APYs may vary depending on where you live.)
» Check out high-interest rate options with NerdWallet’s best high-yield online savings accounts
How Wells Fargo compares to online banks
Megabanks like Wells Fargo often have savings accounts with low interest rates. If you're looking for higher rates on your savings accounts, you'll probably find better options at online banks. In addition to having accounts with higher yields, many have no monthly fees or minimum balance requirements.
» Dive deeper: Read NerdWallet’s Wells Fargo review
Wells Fargo CDs and other savings options
In addition to its basic savings account, Wells Fargo offers a Platinum savings account with a rate that’s only slightly higher, and that’s if you have a linked Wells Fargo Portfolio account. The bank also has a selection of CDs with a minimum opening balance of $2,500, but rates are similarly low.
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