Best Banks

With more and more banks vying for your hard-earned cash nowadays, it can be tough to decide where to store it. Despite all of the options, every bank has its pros and cons. Finding the right bank is about determining what’s best for you. We evaluated the...

BBVA USA (formerly BBVA Compass) is probably one of the most well-known financial institutions worldwide. Founded in 1857, it’s present in over 150 countries and offers a wide range of financial products and services. I’ve mentioned the institution multiple times on Millennial Money – most notably...

Synchrony Bank is a relatively new player in the online banking world—and one that’s worth noting. The company offers HYSAs and other investment products such as certificates of deposit (CDs) and money market accounts. I’m going to give you an overview of everything that Synchrony Bank has...

Barclays Bank offers no-fee online savings accounts and CDs that have competitive annual percentage yields (APYs). Keep reading to learn all about Barclays Bank so you can decide if it makes sense for you to open an account with them. Quick Navigation: Background Banking Services FAQ Pros...

SoFi—which stands for Social Finance—is an innovative financial services company based out of San Francisco, California. The company was founded in 2011 by four Stamford Business School students and quickly garnered attention for revolutionizing the way student loans are refinanced. SoFi has since grown tremendously and...

You’ve probably seen the commercials and can recall the phrase: “It pays to discover.” You may also be familiar with their widely popular Discover Card, which offers 5% cash back on rotating categories, like restaurants, supermarkets, and gas stations. In fact, Discover Card is one of the...

Simple is an online bank that appears to be designed with the tech-savvy millennial in mind. Simple’s main selling points are their innovative budgeting tools and the fact that they offer an aggressive 2.15% APY on savings accounts, which is much higher than the average interest...

Chime Bank is a mobile-first online bank that offers checking and savings accounts that are easy to manage on-the-go through a brilliant mobile app. Chime offers a fee-free checking account with a really neat SpotMe feature that can prevent you from incurring overdraft fees. Additionally, Chime’s online...

Are you in the market for a new checking account? Or perhaps you’re wondering where’s the best place to open your side hustle savings account? Choosing which bank to trust with your money is a major decision. With so many options at your disposal, it can...

With so many different banks to choose from, the choice of where to park your funds and take out your credit cards can be overwhelming. Should you open an account at a major national branch down the street, join a credit union, or opt for an...