Pros

No monthly fee for TD Convenience Checking if you maintain a balance of at least $100.
Many of the nearly 1,300 East Coast locations are open seven days a week.
$150 sign-up bonus for Convenience Checking customers.
No foreign debit card transaction fees.

Cons

$3 fee for non-TD Bank ATMs with TD Simple and TD Convenience checking accounts.
Earns 0.05% APY on Simple Savings; better rates available elsewhere.

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Overall

3.5

At TD Bank, a brick-and-mortar bank with a strong presence in the Eastern U.S., you’ll find straightforward accounts with average features. TD’s most attractive account may be Convenience Checking, which comes with a cool $150 bonus. To skirt the account’s $15 monthly fee, you’ll need to make sure you never dip below the $100 minimum daily balance.

 

Ratings methodology | Updated Jan. 8, 2019

Checking

4.0

You can choose among three main types of TD Bank checking accounts, including TD Simple, a no-minimum-balance account, and TD Beyond, where you’ll earn a small amount of interest. The drawback for TD Simple: It has a mandatory monthly fee of $5.99, but there are no transaction requirements.

 

To qualify for a bonus of $150 or $300, new customers need to open a checking account online and receive direct deposits of at least $500 (TD Convenience) or $2,500 (TD Beyond) within the first 60 days.

 

Also of note: If you travel, TD Bank offers a nice perk — no foreign debit card transaction fees. And for customers who visit Canada, there’s no charge to use TD Canada Trust ATMs.

TD Simple Savings
APY
0.05%
Min. balance for APY
$1

at TD Bank,

Member, FDIC

TD Beyond Checking
APY
0.01%
Monthly fee
$25
Balance to waive monthly fee
$2,500

at TD Bank,

Member, FDIC

Certificate of Deposit
APY
0.60%
Min. balance for APY
$10,000
Length of term
5 years

at TD Bank,

Member, FDIC

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Customer service
Poor
Website / app
Poor
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Poor
Fees
High
If I could I would give 0
If I could I would give 0. I cant wait to get over with 5 years mortgage to close and move with another company. Paid money to old closed account by mistake through online banking. 4 monts I was trying to get my money back. They were blaming every other bank and company but them In the end money was with them all the time.
Overall
Customer service
Poor
Website / app
Poor
Rates
Poor
Fees
High
Can't help at all over the phone.
I have been locked out of my account since it was opened and they can't help me over the phone. Closest branch is 7 hours away from me. Worst system ever. How are you going to have customers all over the country and world that you cant solve their problems over the phone. Never Never Never again.
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