Margarette Burnette is a NerdWallet authority on savings, who has been writing about bank accounts since before the Great Recession. Her work has been featured in The Associated Press, USA Today and other major newspapers. Before joining NerdWallet, Margarette was a freelance journalist with bylines in magazines such as Good Housekeeping, Black Enterprise and Parenting. She is based near Atlanta, Georgia.
- Education: B.S. in business administration from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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U.S. Bank vs. Chase: Which Is Best for You?
These two large national banks have a lot in common, but there are some key differences. Here are the details to know if you’re deciding between them.
U.S. Bank Review: Checking, Savings and CDs
U.S. Bank offers plenty of branches in more than 25 states, plus 24/7 live phone support. But savings and standard CD rates are relatively low.
What Is a High-Interest Savings Account?
High-interest savings accounts, often offered by online banks, tend to pay higher rates than traditional savings accounts.
Suncoast Credit Union Review: Checking, Savings and CDs
Suncoast Credit Union offers dividend-earning checking and savings accounts with no monthly fees, but its service area is limited.