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M&T Bank

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0.01%CheckingMyChoice Plus Checking
1.14%1-year CD12 Month Promo CD
0.02%SavingsRelationship Savings

Overview / Commentary
One M & T Plaza
Buffalo, NY 14203

M&T Bank is a publicly traded (NYSE: MTB), New York-based bank that offers an array of personal, business, and commercial banking products and services. With over 15,000 employees, and tens of billions of dollars in assets, M&T is one of the largest commercial banks in the United States.

On its personal banking side, M&T Bank offers checking, savings, Money Market, and Certificate of Deposit (CD) accounts, as well as investment guidance, retirement planning, and web trading services. Checking account options are numerous and range from free and basic to premium and interest bearing. The bank’s free and college checking account options are very similar and come with no monthly fees and a check card. The premium checking account offers minimal interest and has a monthly service charge that can be avoided by either keeping a minimum account balance or taking out a mortgage loan with the bank. All of M&T Bank’s checking accounts allow account holders to avoid an insufficient funds charge when the violating purchase is less than $5. A savings account is available with a low yield and a monthly service charge unless certain requirements are met. Two Money Market account options are available: one MMA has no monthly service fee but offers a low interest rate, and the other MMA offers more competitive rates with a monthly service charge. Certificates of Deposit (CDs) are available in term lengths ranging from 6 to 60 months.

M&T Bank online banking provides a secure system for account holders to view past transaction history, transfer funds, pay bills, and set account alerts. The M&T website is optimized for mobile banking, and the bank has released a smartphone app to make it easy and convenient to perform the above tasks while on the go.

M&T Bank was originally established in 1856 and is headquartered in Buffalo, New York. The bank is a subsidiary of M&T Bank Corporation, a bank holding company that has grown substantially through numerous acquisitions of financial institutions in the past 25 years. M&T Bank maintains a multitude of branches located throughout the Midwest, Northeast, and parts of south Florida.

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M&T Bank $150 Checking Bonus Extended - 3/2/2017

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Best everyday bank and beyond

Posted by: Kevvo | Oct 26, 2016

Great customer service throughout its many branches. Amazing online banking and mobile. Has an easy to use ability, great look and feel. Offer many good products with great rates and free checking and savings accounts including promotions such as free $150.00 with direct deposit in a checking account.

Pretty good, easy to navigate and use

Posted by: karipage | 12 hours ago

M&T Bank is a pretty good bank I think. The service at my branch is really good and the employees are very nice, but the online website is pretty great as well. What I use the most is the usually instant transfer option to put money from my savings into my checking account. The website is also extremely easy to navigate so nobody should have any problem using it. Other than transferring money and checking my statements, I'm afraid I haven't really used too much else of the website though. At least the layout is great though. Also, I definitely prefer using the online banking statements. It saves paper and with the website so easy to navigate, I have no excuse not to use it.

Unreasonable Fees

M&T Bank was one of the first banks I had a checking/savings account with, and while they are very professional and have a very responsive and efficiente customer support, their products and fees are not up to today's standards. The overdraft fee is quite high compared to other local banks and unions, and their savings account do not yield as much interest as I had hoped. Also, their cellphone app was very outdated and difficult to use, definitely something that I was unhappy with because I definitely missed having the option of seeing my balance, among other things, online. As a first bank for a teenager or young adult who's starting out in the financial world, this isn't that bad of an option, but you should definitely switch to a bank or union with better fees and product options eventually.

M & T Plays Fast And Loose With Your SS #

M & T is the only institution that requires the FIRST 5 digits of ones SS number. Every other entity asks only the last 4. By requiring the first 5 M & T puts your financial identity at extreme risk.
All it takes to steal ones identity is the SS number and birthday. M & T is being irresponsible and reckless with their customers identity at a time when identity thieves are stepping up efforts to defraud.
All customers should demand this practice end. The last 4 digits plus other secret questions and identifiers are sufficient to verify a customers identity. M & T should cease demanding the first 5 digits and customers should refuse to provide them.



Health Grade Components

FDIC Certificate #588
Year Established1856
Primary RegulatorFED
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD1.26%
Return on Equity - YTD10.49%
Annual Interest Income$3.08B
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$119.9B$126.2B
LoansQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$86.67B$88.37B
DepositsQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$95.15B$99.49B
Equity CapitalQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$14.78B$15.05B
Loan Loss AllowanceQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$1.01B$971.8MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$1.20B$1.34B
Real Estate OwnedQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$108.6MM$157.8MM
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M&T Bank Savings Account Rates

0.02%-$100kRelationship Savings
0.02%-$100kM&T Starter Savings

M&T Bank Money Market Rates

1.26%*$10k*$1mMyChoice Money Market (Regular) - 1st 3 months intro rate
OTHER TIERS: 0.05% Up to $10k | 0.20% $1mm+
1.26%*$10k*$1mMyChoice Money Market (Premium) - 1st 3 months intro rate
OTHER TIERS: 0.05% Up to $10k | 0.20% $1mm+
0.47%*$100k*$1mMyChoice Money Market (Premium)
OTHER TIERS: 0.05% Up to $10k | 0.20% $1mm+ | 0.36% $10k - $25k | 0.39% $25k - $50k | 0.43% $50k - $100k
0.39%*$50k*$1mMyChoice Money Market (Regular)
OTHER TIERS: 0.04% Up to $10k | 0.13% $1mm+ | 0.34% $10k - $25k | 0.36% $25k - $50k
0.05%-$1mM&T e-Money Market

M&T Bank Checking Account Rates

0.05%*$100k*$1mMyChoice Premium Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.01% Up to $50k | 0.03% $50k - $100k
0.01%-$100kM&T Classic Checking
0.01%$1m-MyChoice Plus Checking

M&T Bank CD Rates

1.75%$1k-12 Month Select Promo CD
1.14%$1k-12 Month Promo CD
1.11%$1k-60 Month Promo CD
0.90%$1k-36 Month Select Promo CD
0.50%$1k-24 Month Select Promo CD
0.40%$1k-18 Month Select Promo CD
0.15%$1k-6 Month Select Promo CD