You may be familiar with E*Trade as one of the first online stock brokers. What you may not know is that E*Trade is also a great place to bank. They even do home loans and credit cards.
E*Trade Max Rate Checking
E*Trade’s Max Rate checking account provides the usual checking perks:
- Free bill pay
- Free debit card
- Online access, etc.
Where it gets good is that E*Trade Max Rate Checking also gives you free unlimited ATM fee refunds and pays interest on balances over $5,000. As of May 22, 2012, that rate was 0.15% APY. Not much, but it is a checking account.
E*Trade Complete Savings Account
To round out their brokerage and banking options, E*Trade also offers an online savings account with no minimum balance requirement and just a $1.00 require opening deposit. As of this update (5/22/12) the APY is a paltry 0.05%, but if you want a savings account under the same roof as your brokerage services, it’ll do. Otherwise, find another online savings account here.
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