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TIAA was founded back in 1918 as a life insurance company serving not-for-profit employees, to help improve quality of life for teachers (TIAA stands for Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association). Today, it's become an organization with a diverse group of companies, providing financial and asset management solutions.

As a division of TIAA, FSB., TIAA Bank's headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, with particular presence in Florida, but also throughout the States. TIAA Bank provides personal, business, and commercial financial products and services, including checking accounts, loans, CDs, money market accounts, institutional financing, and more.

With quite a large ATM network, counting 80,000 fee-free ATMs nationwide, a vast range of financial solutions, and strong commitment to the communities it serves, TIAA Bank has positioned itself as a trusted institution that puts its clients first, values its employees, and delivering excellence. This has been confirmed by many awards and accolades TIAA Bank has received.

TIAA Bank's has 1 personal checking account offer:

  • Yield Pledge Checking Account.

Even though one, and one only, this checking account is particular because it comes with a high-yield guarantee, meaning TIAA Bank will ensure its customers always get high yields as per the Bankrate Monitor National Index survey data. Currently, the bank is on Bankrate's list of best checking accounts for its high intro APY.

This free checking account comes with online and mobile banking with Bill Pay and Zelle®, mobile check deposits, a debit card, and many other convenient features that make banking hassle-free. Finally, if there are any fees, they are much lower than what other banks usually charge.

Bank Monthly Service Charge Minimum Deposit to Open APY
TIAA Bank Yield Pledge® Checking Account $0 $100 0.15% - 0.40%