Savings Accounts

Why Choose Money Market Accounts for Saving?

There are a number of advantages to an Ally Bank Money Market account. For starters, you can earn a great rate on your money while still having access to it when you really need it. Other features and benefits include: No minimum balance to open and no monthly maintenance fees. Deposits insured by the Federal […]

Savings Accounts

Why Money Market Accounts Make Sense Now

Everyone can use a secure place to put money for a vacation fund, recurring expenses, a down payment on a car, unexpected expenses, and so on. The best option for this kind of account is one that pays interest, but is easy to use and provides the peace of mind that comes from knowing your […]

Savings Accounts

Family Saving, Part 2: A Mom’s Guide to Saving

If you're a mom, you know better than anyone that running a household is a lot like running a business. In addition to managing all the “employees,” you're often called upon to help keep household costs down the same way you would with a business. With all that in mind, we've gathered these three basic […]

Savings Accounts

Open a Savings Account Online as Part of Your Financial Strategy

If you're like most people, you maintain your regular checking and savings accounts separate from any investments you have. But in addition to these basic pillars of your financial strategy, consider another component. An online savings account could be a useful addition to your regular savings, checking and investments. Online banks will often offer more […]

Savings Accounts

Checking and Savings

When you open a checking account, you may also be given the option of simultaneously opening a savings account. Should you only get a checking account, or would it be better to open checking and savings accounts together? A savings account might help you better manage your money. If your personal budgeting skills are first-rate, […]

Savings Accounts

Why Opening a Joint Savings Account Online With Elderly Parents Can Make Sense

Opening a joint savings account with your elderly parents can be a mutually beneficial financial decision. For your parents, it can mean you're able to help them take care of expenses while they're out enjoying their golden years. And for you, it can mean the peace of mind that comes from knowing you're there to […]

Savings Accounts

Savings Account vs. Money Market Account

Deciding between the benefits of a savings account vs. money market account is easier if you know what your savings needs are first. With that in mind, it's a simple matter of knowing the differences between the two types of accounts and choosing the one that fits your needs best. Regular savings accounts are easy […]

Savings Accounts

Opening a New Online Bank Account

Online banking with Ally Bank makes it easy to manage your money and meet your financial goals. Our 24/7 customer service is available to answer your questions and help you open a new account or manage existing accounts. If you are not already an online banking customer, first consider what your banking needs are. If […]

Savings Accounts

Family Saving (Introduction)

There's no denying that starting a family is an adventure. There's a lot of learning as you go, and keeping an eye out for life's surprises is practically a full-time job on its own. While it may be impossible for your family to be completely prepared for whatever life has in store, many families find […]

Savings Accounts

A Great Savings Interest Calculator Starts With a Great Rate

Sometimes it can be hard to envision what your savings account will look like a few months down the road, especially when you take into the consideration the interest you're earning on that account. For some people, their interest rate is simply a number, but that can easily change when you get a chance to […]