at Wells Fargo,

Member, FDIC

Pros

13,000 free ATMs and about 5,500 branches.
Checking account sign-up bonus.

Cons

0.01% APY on standard savings account; better rates available elsewhere.
$35 overdraft fee can be charged three times daily.

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Overall

3.5

Megabank Wells Fargo offers a huge variety of financial products under one brand — checking and savings accounts, investments, credit cards, auto loans and more. If you have a Wells Fargo mortgage or investment account — or a high enough bank balance — you could receive certain upgrades on interest rates and fees waivers.

 

Ratings methodology | Updated Aug. 13, 2019.

Checking

4.5

Wells Fargo’s Everyday Checking has a $10 monthly fee. You can avoid the fee by making 10 debit payments or $500 in direct deposits or by keeping a minimum daily balance of $1,500 each month. College students can also avoid the fee. There’s no yield, so you won’t see your money grow with compound interest. But Wells Fargo does offer a promotional sign-up bonus. See our bonuses page to find out how to qualify.

 

With 13,000 ATMs, Wells Fargo’s network is fairly large; it only slightly trails Chase’s and Bank of America’s 16,000-ATM networks.

Way2Save Savings
APY
0.01%
Min. balance for APY
$1

at Wells Fargo,

Member, FDIC

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Terrible
They consistently close over an hour early, there are tons of hidden fees, they will charge you so much. Plus half the time they hold your checks for multiple days. Terrible bank will be switch banks!
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Aweful
This bank is as crookes as they come. If you want to be in there arguing all tge time to get you money back that disappeared. I never had overdraft protection. They paid a small payment anyway and charged me a $35. Took almost an hour to get anywhere with these jerks. I left them to go to Simple LOL talk about irony
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