About Ken Tumin

Ken Tumin founded the Bank Deals Blog in 2005 and has been passionately covering the best deposit deals ever since. He is frequently referenced by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications as a top expert, but he is first and foremost a fellow deal seeker and member of the wonderful community of savers that frequents DepositAccounts.

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Discover Bank’s Latest Online Savings Account Bonuses
Deal Summary: $150 or $200 bonus when opening a new Online Savings account.

Availability: Nationwide (internet bank)

Discover Bank has been offering bonuses on new Online Savings accounts for several years. The latest one offers a bonus of up to $200 when opening a new Online Savings account by April 1, 2019. Here are the bonus details:

Bonus Requirements

  • Open an Online Savings account by April 1, 2019.
  • Use offer code NPBE319 when applying.
  • $150 bonus – fund with at least $15k by April 15, 2019.
  • $200 bonus – fund with at least...
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Capital One 360 Money Market®: Earn Up to $500 & a Top Rate on Qualifying Balances

This deal post was written by Lauren Perez

Deal Summary: $500 Bonus when you deposit $10k+ in new funds into a new 360 Money Market account and maintain at least $50k. $200 Bonus available when you maintain between $10k and $50k.

Availability: Nationwide

Capital One offers the chance to earn up to $500 in bonus money with its new money market account promotion. You must deposit at least $10k in new money within 10 days of enrollment, the Initial Funding Period. To earn the $500 bonus, you must then maintain a...

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Customers Bank Adds Nationwide High-Yield Savings, 2.50% APY
Deal Summary: High-Yield Savings Account, 2.50% APY, $25k minimum opening deposit, $25k minimum balance to earn stated APY.

Availability: Nationwide (with the exception of AK, AZ, HI, and NM) through online application only.

In July, Pennsylvania-based Customers Bank introduced its Ascent Money Market Savings Account (Ascent MMSA), which currently earns 2.25% APY (guaranteed through 12/31/2019) on balances of $25k+. Although it’s not readily apparent from the name, the Ascent MMSA is actually a savings account, not a money market account.

This week, a new Customers Bank savings account...

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MemoryBank Nudges Online Money Market To 2.45% APY
Deal Summary: Online Money Market Account, 2.45% APY on balances up to $1 million, $50 minimum opening deposit

Availability: Nationwide (internet bank)

While this week’s addition of 5 bps is a modest increase, the new 2.45% APY puts MemoryBank’s Online Money Market Account (OMMA) near the top for nationally available money markets. Added to the product line about nine months ago, the OMMA has added a total of 60 bps in four rate increases. The 2.45% APY applies to balances between $0.01 and $1 million, with balances...

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CFBank (Ohio) Debuts 25-Month CD Special, 3.15% APY
Deal Summary: CD Specials – 25-month (3.15% APY), 15-month (2.95% APY), 11-month (2.76% APY), $5k minimum deposit. Money Market Savings Special, 2.30% APY, twelve month rate guarantee, $25k minimum deposit, new money.

Availability: Akron, Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Columbus metro areas and Columbiana County, Ohio.

CFBank is once again offering a series of limited-time CD Specials: 25-month (3.15% APY), 15-month (2.95% APY), and 11-month (2.76% APY). Of the three, the 25- and 15-month CD Specials offer the most competitive rates. Any of the CD Specials can...

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First Federal Lakewood (OH) Has Money Market Promo Rate, 2.68% APY
UPDATE 3/11/2019: The promotional rate is no longer available.

Deal Summary: Select Money Market, promotional 2.68% APY, one-year rate guarantee, $25k min/$1m max, new accounts, new money required for opening deposit.

Availability: Ohio

First Federal Lakewood (FFL) is currently offering a promotional 2.68% APY on new Select Money Market Accounts, with a one-year rate guarantee. The minimum opening deposit is $25k of new money, defined as funds “not currently on deposit with First Federal Lakewood.” There is a $1m deposit limit per household.

Promotional Rate Details

  • Only...
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My eBanc Ups Super Saver Money Market To 2.25% APY
Deal Summary: Super Saver Money Market, 2.25% APY ($100k+), 2.00% APY (less than $100k), $5k minimum opening deposit.

Availability: Nationwide, internet bank

Two years ago, My e-Banc introduced its Super Saver Money Market Account (MMA), offering 1.11% APY on all balances. Following several rate increases and restructuring, the Super Saver MMA now has tiered APYs: 2.25% APY on balances of $100k and above, and 2.00% APY on balances below $100k.

Super Saver MMA Details

  • Opening Deposit – a minimum of $5k.
  • Check Writing – up to six...
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Goldman Sachs Bank USA Offers $100 Online Savings Account Bonus
Deal Summary: $100 Bonus when you deposit $10k+ in new funds into a new or existing Online Savings Account.

Availability: Nationwide

Goldman Sachs Bank USA (now operating under the brand Marcus by Goldman Sachs) has recently launched a savings account promotion. You can receive a $100 bonus when you deposit $10k or more in new money into a new or existing Online Savings Account within 10 days of enrollment, and maintain those funds and your current balance for 90 days. Enrollment must be done by either using the enrollment links...

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Family First Federal Credit Union Has Money Market Special, 2.50% APY
Deal Summary: Money Market Special, 2.50% APY on balances of $10k+, rate guaranteed for six months.

Availability: Residents of New York’s Monroe County and the Wayne County towns of Macedon, Ontario, and Walworth.

Family First Federal Credit Union (Family First) is currently promoting a Money Market Special that guarantees a 2.50% APY for six months following account opening. When the six-month period has ended, the Money Market account will convert to the standard tiered APYs, which are currently 0.40% APY ($25k+), 0.45% APY ($100k+), and 0.50% APY ($500k+).

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BBVA Compass Brings Back ClearChoice Money Market Promo Rate
Deal Summary: ClearChoice Money Market Promotion, 2.40% APY on all balances, new money, new customers.

Availability: Available online in 41 states and the District of Columbia.

Over the past few years, BBVA Compass has occasionally offered promotional rates on its ClearChoice Money Market. The latest offering is a 2.40% APY on all balances, which is a departure from previous promotions that offered tiered APYs. The 2.40% APY is available to “new money market customers without a BBVA Compass money market in the last 30 days.” New...

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