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866-395-8693
5 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017

DollarSavingsDirect is headquartered in New York and is the 16st largest bank in the state of New York. It is also the 152nd largest bank in the nation. It was established in 1850 and as of March of 2014, it had grown to 563 employees at 4 locations. DollarSavingsDirect has a C+ health rating.

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Reviews (3)

Rates Well Below Average Now

I've had this account this 2007. At the time, they were paying a very competitive interest rate. I switched over from Capital One Online Savings Bank. Unfortunately, their rate has steadily declined to below average so it's now time to switch to another bank, American Express. Never had any real problems with them customer service-wise aside from the uncompetitive interest rate.

Rates Well Below Average

Rate is way to low to keep your account here...

A Good E-Savings Account

This is a wonderful e-savings account -- very easy to set up, use, and transfer in and out.  The customer service has been excellent, the few times I dealt with them.  I just wish their APY would rise (as of 11/15/10 -- 1.1%) after being on top of the USA a couple of years ago.  Also, check the strength ratings of this bank...



Health

Data for Q1 2014

Institution Health

C+

Texas Ratio

GRADE:
C

The Texas Ratio is an indicator of how much capital a bank has available compared to the total value of loans considered at risk. As of March 31, 2014 DollarSavingsDirect had $418.06 million in non-current loans and owned real-estate with $1.08 billion in equity and loan loss allowances on hand to cover it. This gives DollarSavingsDirect a Texas Ratio of 38.63% which is average. Any bank with a Texas Ratio near or greater than 100% is considered at risk.

Texas Ratio Trend

GRADE:
C+

The Texas Ratio for DollarSavingsDirect experienced no significant changes from 36.10% as of March 31, 2013 to 38.63% as of March 31, 2014, resulting in a negative change of 7.01%. This indicates that the balance sheet and financial strength for DollarSavingsDirect has had no significant changes in recent periods.

Deposit Growth

GRADE:
F

In the past year, DollarSavingsDirect has decreased its total deposits by -$3.49 billion, resulting in -42.01% growth for the year. A strong track record of growth is an indicator of consumer confidence and the bank's ability to strengthen its balance sheet. The growth DollarSavingsDirect has shown is poor.

Capitalization

GRADE:
A+

Both FDIC and NCUA consider capitalization levels of banks and credit unions to be of high importance. Higher capitalization allows for a greater buffer when cover loans that may fail in the future. DollarSavingsDirect has $6.47 billion in assets with $1.08 billion in equity, resulting in a capitalization level of 16.73%, which is excellent.

Institution Statistics

Overall
FDIC Certificate #12054
Year Established1850
Employees563
Primary RegulatorFDIC
Assets and Liabilities
Assets$6.47 billion
Loans$3.99 billion
Deposits$4.81 billion
Equity Capital$995.30 million
Loan Loss Allowance$86.83 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$366.71 million
Real Estate Owned$51.35 million
Historic Data - March 2013
Assets$9.83 billion
Equity Capital$1.36 billion
Loan Loss Allowance$88.45 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$366.71 million
Real Estate Owned$56.93 million
Profit Margin - Quarterly
Net Interest Margin3.54%
Return on Assets0.5%
Return on Equity3.27%
Interest Income$61.05 million
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DollarSavingsDirect Savings Account Rates

DetailsAPYMINMAXPRODUCT
0.55%$1k-Dollar Savings Account
Locations

DollarSavingsDirect is an Internet only bank and does not have branch locations. Its headquarters is located at 5 East 42nd Street - New York, NY 10017