Online checking accounts give you a convenient, 24/7 way to manage your account. You can use a variety of search tools and websites to research various accounts online and find the right online checking account for you. Once your online checking account is set up, you can write checks and use ATMs as you would with an account held in a traditional, physical bank.

Not surprisingly, online checking accounts are appealing to a growing number of people. And while nearly every bank offers some kind of online access for its checking customers, checking accounts from online banks also offer advantages beyond the convenience of banking from home:

  • Earn interest on your checking account. Because online banks like Ally Bank don't have the expenses associated with physical branches, they can offer interest-bearing checking accounts, often at more competitive rates than our traditional counterparts.
  • More flexible accounts. Some online banks simply offer more attractive online checking accounts. At Ally Bank, for example, there's no minimum balance to open an account, and there are no monthly maintenance fees, period.
  • Fewer restrictions on ATM use. Ally Bank gives you a free debit MasterCard®. You can access your account at ATMs with no fee from Ally Bank nationwide.

An online checking account from Ally Bank could make your life easier. Learn more by visiting or call live, 24/7 customer care at 877-247-ALLY (2559) today.

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