Pros

No monthly fee for TD Convenience Checking if you maintain a balance of at least $100.
Many of the 1,200 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.

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 April 11, 2018

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 Premier, where you’ll earn a small amount of interest if you carry a balance of $2,500 or more. 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 Premier) 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 Premier Checking℠
APY
0.05%
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

How does TD Bank compare?

TD Bank

TD Simple Savings

NerdWallet Rating

at TD Bank,

Member, FDIC

APY

0.05%

Monthly Fees

N/A

Bonus features

N/A

Goldman Sachs Bank USA

Online Savings

NerdWallet Rating

at Goldman Sachs Bank USA,

Member, FDIC

APY

1.8%

Monthly Fees

$0

Bonus features

No Monthly Fee

Competitive APY

Barclays

Online Savings Account

NerdWallet Rating

at Barclays,

Member, FDIC

APY

1.65%

Monthly Fees

$0

Bonus features

No Monthly Fee

Competitive APY

Not for you? Read more bank reviews
NerdWallet reviews are the result of independent research by our editorial team while accountholder reviews are contributions from independent users not affiliated with NerdWallet. Banks, issuers and credit card companies are not responsible for any content posted on the NerdWallet site, nor do they endorse or guarantee any posted comments or reviews.
Overall
Customer service
Poor
Website / app
Poor
Rates
Poor
Fees
Low
Rank Incompetence
The SNAFU resulting from their website upgrade drove me--a 20+ year customer--away. Not only could I not access my online account for over two weeks, but it took TD Bank that long to let me know there was "a problem." When I went inside one of their stores to request that a hard copy of my account balances be mailed to my house, they responded with an email that it was "now available online." Consequently, since I closed the account I have no hard copies of past activity and, therefore, can't go back to check my past history. Some very nice people work there, and they apologized profusely when I went to close the account, but even then no one asked if I wanted a non-digital record of my transactions. Now, with my account closed, I am up the proverbial creek . . .and without a paddle.
Overall
Customer service
Poor
Website / app
Poor
Rates
Poor
Fees
High
Terrible organization
I also bank with Capital One and TD bank just can't match. Instead of using industry standard security measures, they ask for insecure questions (e.g., your high school). You mistype that, and you are locked out of your account. The wait time for TD business is up to 1 hour with no other form of contact. The representatives are rude and will not give you their names.
Some of the reviews on the NerdWallet site were purchased through a third party provider. Users who post a review directly on the NerdWallet site will not be compensated in any way. Please see our Terms of Use and Posting Guidelines for more information.