Marcus by Goldman Sachs


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212-902-1000
200 West Street
New York, NY 10282

In December 2017, Goldman Sachs Bank USA re-branded to Marcus by Goldman Sachs - Goldman Sachs Bank USA. Marcus is the name the company had been using exclusively for their online lending business. The deposit offerings renamed the same, but Goldman rolled out a new and improved mobile experience with the new brand.

As of 2008, Goldman Sachs Bank USA, a DepositAccounts.com advertiser, is a commercial bank regulated by the Federal Reserve Board and insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Thanks to its transition from an investment bank to a commercial bank, Marcus offers deposit products to both individuals and institutions, including interest-bearing online savings accounts and Certificates of Deposit (CDs). Their online savings accounts feature no minimum initial deposits to open. Their CDs feature relatively low initial deposit requirements, as well as customizable monthly interest disbursements. That is, although interest will automatically be added to the principal of the CD, customers can choose to transfer the interest to their Marcus savings account, or to an external bank account. Customers can also withdraw their interest penalty-free at any time. CD terms range from 6 months to 6 years.

All of Marcus’s deposit accounts feature convenient access to online banking, banking by phone, bank transfers, and wire transfers. Although they are an internet-only bank, funds can also be deposited via mailed checks..

Marcus by Goldman Sachs - Goldman Sachs Bank USA was established in 1990 as The Goldman Sachs Trust Company. The bank is owned by the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a multinational firm founded in 1869 and headquartered in New York, NY.

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Marcus "High" Yield Savings Rate Slashed To 0.60% APY - 9/9/2020

Old rate: 0.80% APY Source: https://www.marcus.com/us/en/savings/high-yield-savings Apologies, I see now that this is a duplicate post!

Big Drop This Morning From .80% To .60% APY - 9/9/2020

This drop cues Ally to do the same. https://www.marcus.com/us/en

Marcus AARP 8-Month No-Penalty CD Rate Slashed To 0.85% - 8/27/2020

Old Rate 1.10% New Rate 0.85% https://www.marcus.com/us/en/savings/aarp-savings

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12/11 - Goldman Sachs Bank USA Ups Rates on No-Penalty and High-yield CDs
12/11 - GSB USA Ups Its 1 To 4 Years CDs A Bit
12/11 - 13 Month No Penalty CD 10 Bps Rate Increase To 2.25%
11/27 - Goldman Sachs Brokered Cds: 4 Yrs. 3.45%; 5 Yrs. 3.60%
11/20 - Goldman Sachs 5-Year Brokered CD, 3.60%; 4-Year At 3.45%
10/26 - Goldman Sachs Bank USA Ups Savings Account & Offers No-Penalty CDs
10/26 - Marcus Savings Rate Increases To 2.05%
10/25 - New 2.15% APY 13 Month No Penalty CD
10/12 - Online Savings 1.95% Now
9/19 - Goldman Sachs Bank USA Ups Rate On Savings Account
9/19 - Savings Upped To 1.90% APY
9/4 - Goldman Sachs Bank USA Hikes Rates on Seven High-yield CDs
8/9 - Small Rate Hike on Online Savings Account at Goldman Sachs Bank USA
8/9 - Small Savings Increase AT Goldman Sachs(Marcus)
7/24 - Goldman Sachs Bank USA Increases 12-Month High-Yield CD Rate
7/10 - Goldman Sachs 3-Y. Brokered CD: New Issue, 3.05%
6/26 - Goldman Sachs Bank USA Increases 5-Year High-Yield CD Rate
6/22 - Goldman Sachs Bank USA Hikes Online Savings Account Rate
6/13 - Goldman Sachs Bank USA Ups Seven High-yield CD Rates
5/15 - Goldman Sachs Bank USA Raises Online Savings Account Rate
5/15 - Savings Rate Updated To 1.70%
4/27 - Small Rate Hikes on Five CDs at Goldman Sachs Bank USA
4/16 - Marcus Raises Savings Rate To 1.60%
4/9 - Goldman Sachs Bank USA Hikes Online Savings Account
3/26 - Goldman Sachs Bank USA Hikes Rates on Seven of Its CDs
3/26 - Goldman Sachs Increases 5 Year CD To 2.75% APY
2/14 - Large CD Rate Hikes at Goldman Sachs Bank USA
1/12 - Goldman Sachs Bank USA Hikes Savings Account and CD Rates Again
1/12 - GS Bank/Marcus Ups Savings Rate To 1.5%

Reviews (175)

Recent change to Marcus was not a great move

The interest rates are very competitive, and the phone customer service has good availability. The problem is that they recently changed the website to Marcus.com, which has all of these fancy graphics but is actually much more difficult to use than the old gsbank.com. It's not a dealbreaker, but it still sucks that the bank management people don't understand that huge text and fancy graphics don't make the website a better user experience.

Terrible Web Experience

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I have just about had it with Marcus by Goldman Sachs's outdated and clunky website. It is extremely slow and keeps logging me out a few seconds after logging in each time. Opening a CD online takes forever! Navigating between different screens will make you want to scream! I have better things to do than sit and watch the little "M" and the spinning circle around it for minutes (!) each time I click on a button. This website design and functionality belong to the days of the dial-up modem and should have been revamped a long time ago. I don't have any of these issues with any other bank's website, so I know it is not anything to do with my computer or browser.

I haven't had any problems with Marcus's banking products or customer service but the web experience is a huge negative. Marcus should get its website modernized and responsive or it will lose customers.

CD Renewal Process Is Pitiful

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My first (of 5) CD's just came due yesterday. There is NOTHING on their website to renew--other banks have options to do it online.

So I called today to change my 18-month to a 12-month. You can't do that. What about adding extra money from my Marcus Online Savings? You can't do that either.

I ended up having to close the CD and re-open a new CD--with the whole approval process, must sign and return signature card, etc.--just to roll over the CD.

The rates are fine. The process worked, so I'm not leaving them. But it was a lot messier than it should have been.

Marcus Goldman Sachs Bank

I had a no penalty CD account for about 2 months. I wanted to close account. I used help with their chat on there site to close account online. It went through and the message said it will go through in 1 to 2 business days. I checked in the account where the funds were supposed to go and there was nothing. I went to my online account which showed an entry of transfer on Sept 2, 2020 and another entry on Sept 4, 2020 to reverse it back. I also had an e mail on Sept 3, 2020 that my account is closed. I called several times and talked to several supervisors and manager and was on phone for hours at a time. They even wanted to verify my original deposit with me on conference call to authorize my bank to check that money came from my own account. It was finally closed on Sept 8, 2020. I will never put my money in this institution. Everybody should stay away from this bank.

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Health Grade Components

Overall
FDIC Certificate #33124
Year Established1990
Employees2312
Primary RegulatorFED
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD0.13%
Return on Equity - YTD1.11%
Annual Interest Income$3.10B
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ2 2020vs Q2 2019$282.6B$200.1B
LoansQ2 2020vs Q2 2019$92.32B$77.02B
DepositsQ2 2020vs Q2 2019$220.7B$140B
Equity CapitalQ2 2020vs Q2 2019$29.35B$28.55B
Loan Loss AllowanceQ2 2020vs Q2 2019$2.54B$720.0MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ2 2020vs Q2 2019$2.31B$308.0MM
Real Estate OwnedQ2 2020vs Q2 2019$14.0MM$15.0MM
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Marcus by Goldman Sachs Savings Account Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
0.60%-$3mHigh-yield Online Savings Account

Marcus by Goldman Sachs CD Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
0.90%$500$1mHigh-yield 5 Year CD
0.90%$500$1mHigh-yield 6 Year CD
0.85%$500$1mHigh-yield 12 Month CD
0.85%$500$1mHigh-yield 18 Month CD
0.85%$500$1mHigh-yield 2 Year CD
0.85%$500$1mHigh-yield 3 Year CD
0.85%$500$1mHigh-yield 4 Year CD
0.75%$500$1m7 Month No-Penalty CD
0.65%$500$1m11 Month No-Penalty CD
0.55%$500$1mHigh-yield 9 Month CD
0.55%$500$1m13 Month No-Penalty CD
0.45%$500$1mHigh-yield 6 Month CD
Locations

Marcus by Goldman Sachs is an Internet only bank and does not have branch locations. Its headquarters is located at 200 West Street - New York, NY 10282

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