Savings account

BancorpSouth Recognized By National Campaign Promoting Savings

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 9:30pm

TUPELO, Miss., July 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BancorpSouth Bank (NYSE: BXS) received the 2020 America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence for its efforts to motivate customers to open new savings accounts, increase savings deposits and create automatic savings plans.

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  • TUPELO, Miss., July 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BancorpSouth Bank (NYSE: BXS) received the 2020 America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence for its efforts to motivate customers to open new savings accounts, increase savings deposits and create automatic savings plans.
  • BancorpSouth and 11 other financial institutions were awarded and collectively encouraged nearly 125,000 people to deposit almost $364 million into new and existing savings accounts, during America Saves Week 2020.
  • "This is the sixth consecutive year that we've received this prestigious recognition," said BancorpSouth Chairman and CEO Dan Rollins.
  • As part of the savings campaign, BancorpSouth implemented a variety of initiatives to promote savings, such as financial education workshops and presentations, in-branch awareness signage, online resources, a customer newsletter, social media posts and more.

Wicket Introduces 10% Annual Percentage Yield Savings Account

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 2:00pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Wicket , the no fee, customer first online bank, today announced a referral program where customers can boost their savings account rate up to 10.00% Annual Percentage Yield (APY).

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  • KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Wicket , the no fee, customer first online bank, today announced a referral program where customers can boost their savings account rate up to 10.00% Annual Percentage Yield (APY).
  • The industry-leading high-yield savings offer is available to Wicket members who refer Wicket to their friends and family.
  • To open an account and join the referral program, customers can download the Wicket app in the Apple Store.
  • Wicket provides a personalized banking experience to help members build savings automatically and make better financial decisions.

Walmart MoneyCard Adds 2% High Yield Savings Account, Free Cash Deposits and Family Accounts

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 1:45pm

The new High Yield Savings Account is just another example of how Walmart and Green Dot are supporting the financial wellness of our customers through financial services innovation.

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  • The new High Yield Savings Account is just another example of how Walmart and Green Dot are supporting the financial wellness of our customers through financial services innovation.
  • High Yield Savings: 2% Interest on Savings within the Walmart savings account included within the MoneyCard App.
  • Free Cash Deposits: Cash deposits to your MoneyCard are now free at any Walmart Money Center or Customer Service area when using the MoneyCard mobile app.
  • Free Cash Withdrawal: Get cash withdrawals from your card for free at Walmart Money Centers and Customer Service desks.

Affinity Federal Credit Union Launches SmartStart Savings Account With Inverted Savings Benefit For Goal-Driven Members

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 2:30pm

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Affinity Federal Credit Union today launched its new SmartStart Savings account, featuring an inverted interest structure that will encourage members to build up their savings and increase their financial wellbeing.

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  • BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Affinity Federal Credit Union today launched its new SmartStart Savings account, featuring an inverted interest structure that will encourage members to build up their savings and increase their financial wellbeing.
  • At a time when 40% of Americans don't have enough savings to cover a $1,000 emergency expense, the SmartStart Savings account provides members with the ability to earn a higher savings rate on lower deposit amounts while maintaining the kind of liquidity many people prefer.
  • As members build their savings balance, the interest rate lowers, and upon reaching a $5,000 balance, the interest rate levels off to that of Affinity's other savings account rates.
  • Among the features of the SmartStart Savings account, there are no new money requirements, no checking requirement and no direct deposit or minimum balance requirements.

RSI Bank Offers 2.00% APY Online Savings Account

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 2:42pm

RAHWAY, N.J., Jan. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --RSI Bank has launched an online high-yield savings account currently offering a 2.00% annual percentage yield (APY).

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  • RAHWAY, N.J., Jan. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --RSI Bank has launched an online high-yield savings account currently offering a 2.00% annual percentage yield (APY).
  • The account requires Online Banking, which is free to all RSI Bank customers.
  • Savings account and other RSI Bank accounts or set up direct deposit to make automatic deposits into the account.
  • What's more, RSI Bank customers receive exceptional service and personalized attention from an FDIC-insured community bank in business since 1851.

CIBC's Agility Savings Account Named a Best of 2020 by GOBankingRates.com

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 5:00pm

CHICAGO, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - CIBC Agility Savings, the online-only high interest savings account offered by CIBC Bank USA, was named a Best Savings Account of 2020 by GOBankingRates.com.

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  • CHICAGO, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - CIBC Agility Savings, the online-only high interest savings account offered by CIBC Bank USA, was named a Best Savings Account of 2020 by GOBankingRates.com.
  • GOBankingRates.com highlighted CIBC Agility's high rate, 24/7 online access and no monthly fees as key features of the account.
  • "We are pleased that GOBankingRates.com recognizes the great value provided by a CIBC Agility Savings account," said Brant Ahrens, President, CIBC US Retail and Digital Banking.
  • CIBC Agility was introduced in May 2018 and provides an attractive interest rate to those looking to reach their savings goals faster.

Radius Bank Becomes First Bank to Offer a Savings Account Within NerdWallet's Mobile App

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 3:00pm

BOSTON, Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Radius Bank, a forward-thinking digital bank, today announced its partnership with NerdWallet, the leading personal finance website and app, to offer Radius High-Interest Savings, an online high-interest savings account available directly to consumers through the NerdWallet mobile app.

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  • BOSTON, Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Radius Bank, a forward-thinking digital bank, today announced its partnership with NerdWallet, the leading personal finance website and app, to offer Radius High-Interest Savings, an online high-interest savings account available directly to consumers through the NerdWallet mobile app.
  • Upon completion of the online application through NerdWallet, Radius Bank account holders will receive an annual percentage yield (APY) on all balances, no monthly fees and a complimentary ATM card.
  • "We're excited to launch this partnership that makes applying for and opening an account within the NerdWallet app easier than ever."
  • To open a Radius High-Interest Savings account, download the NerdWallet app and search the "market" for "banks accounts".

Citi Introduces New Digital High-Yield Checking Account with No ATM Fees Nationwide

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:31pm

Citibank announced today that it is introducing Citi Elevate Checking, a digital high-yield checking account that offers unlimited ATM reimbursements nationwide while paying interest up to 1% for U.S. customers residing outside of the banks physical branch footprint.

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  • Citibank announced today that it is introducing Citi Elevate Checking, a digital high-yield checking account that offers unlimited ATM reimbursements nationwide while paying interest up to 1% for U.S. customers residing outside of the banks physical branch footprint.
  • Its a win-win offering that couples our leading digital capabilities with nationwide convenience and value.
  • Its the most compelling all-around digital checking account in the market today.
  • The introduction of Citi Elevate Checking follows the successful launch earlier this year of Citi Accelerate Savings, a fully digital high-yield savings account available to customers in select areas outside of Citis physical branch footprint.

Radius Bank Partners with Professional Administrator Ametros to Offer Checking and Savings Accounts

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 1:00pm

Through partnership with Radius, Ametros members can now have non-medical settlement funds automatically deposited into a white-labeled Ametros Checking or Savings account for easy account management.

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  • Through partnership with Radius, Ametros members can now have non-medical settlement funds automatically deposited into a white-labeled Ametros Checking or Savings account for easy account management.
  • In the near-term, Radius and Ametros also plan to provide Ametros members with the option to open a high-interest savings account to support their long-term financial needs.
  • "We are excited to announce our partnership with Radius Bank, furthering our goal of making life easier after settlement," says Ametros' Vice President of Product, Gal Zhovnirovsky.
  • "Our members are now able to access award-winning checking and savings accounts at the time of settlement.

Game-Based Savings™ Now Available For Dead by Daylight, Rust and Warframe On Blast App

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 7:22pm

Dead by Daylight, Rust and Warframe are new additions to the Blast library in October.

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  • Dead by Daylight, Rust and Warframe are new additions to the Blast library in October.
  • All are available for PC via a Steam account with Blast, enabling gamers to play and save money with the app's Game-Based Savings feature.
  • Now available on Google Play and the Apple Store, Blast helps gamers save money by playing the games they love most with Game-Based Savings.
  • This unique savings feature tracks game stats to grow a free savings account by transferring 1 per in-game Action from a player's linked checking account into a savings Goal.