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Learning, Sharing, and Teaching => Investor Alley => Topic started by: patjk on August 17, 2018, 02:03:56 AM

Title: Best banks in the US? World? Looking for alternative to Chase.
Post by: patjk on August 17, 2018, 02:03:56 AM
I've been a long term customer of Chase.  However, recently have had issues with wires being blocked, fees being charged and not reimbursed, and overall just a poor service when attempting to send money.  I'm looking for alternatives for a personal bank in the US.

I have a business bank account in Singapore but looking for a good alternative in the US for now for my personal bank.  Any suggestions? Thanks.
Title: Re: Best banks in the US? World? Looking for alternative to Chase.
Post by: jamaicaspanish on August 17, 2018, 06:32:04 AM
Let me be the first of many to recommend Schwab banking.
Their ATM card refunds all fees worldwide.
Their customer service has always been top-notch for us.
Online billpay, transfers, etc.  have always worked for us (pushing and pulling money is free).
We have not used any wire transfers with Schwab, but I feel confident in recommending them for your online banking needs.
also, last year they had several bonuses available--Amex cards and DD for checking account.  We pocketed $600 cash ;-)
Title: Re: Best banks in the US? World? Looking for alternative to Chase.
Post by: LAGuy on August 17, 2018, 07:09:26 AM
Let me be the first of many to recommend Schwab banking.
Their ATM card refunds all fees worldwide.
Their customer service has always been top-notch for us.
Online billpay, transfers, etc.  have always worked for us (pushing and pulling money is free).
We have not used any wire transfers with Schwab, but I feel confident in recommending them for your online banking needs.
also, last year they had several bonuses available--Amex cards and DD for checking account.  We pocketed $600 cash ;-)

+1 for Schwab. Love it.
Title: Re: Best banks in the US? World? Looking for alternative to Chase.
Post by: jc4 on August 17, 2018, 08:06:39 AM
I have a friend who highly recomends Schwab. He's an American but lives overseas, and found it works very well for his family.

I have Wells Fargo. I wouldn't reccomend them nor would I say their bad enough I'd leave.