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SoFi Checking and Savings
Earn up to $250 with direct deposit. Terms apply
Discover® Online Savings
No Account Fees, 24/7 U.S.-based customer service

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Financial Priorities: Where To Put Your Money & When

If you’re not sure whether you should be investing or saving, it’s a valid question. Both have merits, and it will really depend on where you’re at in your financial journey. Remember…these steps take time. Don’t worry if you can’t accomplish all of this right now. This should serve as a roadmap for your financial life.

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Financial institution reviews

SoFi Review: Checking and Savings

5.0

NerdWallet rating 
  • No overdraft fees.
  • No monthly fees.
  • Competitive rate on savings account.

Marcus by Goldman Sachs Bank Review: Savings and CDs

4.5

NerdWallet rating 
  • Competitive rates on savings account and CDs.
  • No monthly fees.
  • 24/7 customer service by phone.

Discover® Bank Review: Checking, Savings and CDs

4.5

NerdWallet rating 
  • No overdraft fees.
  • No monthly fees.
  • Competitive rates on savings accounts and CDs.

American Express National Bank Review: Checking, Savings and CDs

4.0

NerdWallet rating 
  • A $0 monthly fee.
  • Competitive rate on savings accounts.
  • Large, nationwide ATM network.

LendingClub Banking Review: Checking, Savings and CDs

4.5

NerdWallet rating 
  • No monthly fees.
  • Competitive rates on savings account and CDs.
  • ATM fee rebates.

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