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BrioDirect Review 2022

Updated December 2, 2022
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At a glance

4.8
Rating: 4.8 stars out of 5
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CDs

Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5

Checking

Rating: 4.6 stars out of 5

Savings

Rating: 5 stars out of 5

MMA

Rating: 4.9 stars out of 5

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Overview

BrioDirect is best for consumers looking for an online bank that offers a competitive yield on a savings account, money market account and CDs.

Highlights

  • ATM Fee Refunds
  • High APY
  • No Monthly Fees

Overall

BrioDirect is an online bank that offers multiple CDs, a money market account, a checking account and a savings account.

Pros

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    BrioDirect offers competitive yields on its deposit products.

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    All deposit accounts have low minimum deposit requirements to open.

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    Checking customers get up to $20 in ATM fee reimbursements each statement cycle.

Cons

  • The bank's money market or checking accounts don’t offer check writing.

BrioDirect bank products

5.0
Rating: 5 stars out of 5
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BrioDirect savings overview

BrioDirect’s high-yield savings account pays a competitive yield compared to what’s available at other institutions. Only $25 is required to open the account and earn interest, and it doesn’t charge a monthly service fee.

Pros

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    The account pays a competitive yield.

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    The $25 minimum requirement is attainable to almost anyone.

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    There’s no monthly service fee.

Cons

  • There may be some higher-yielding options available at other online banks.

  • Some accounts don’t require a minimum deposit when opening.

  • You need to maintain a minimum collected balance of $25 in order to earn interest in this account.

Bank experience

BrioDirect customer service is available on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern and on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

With the BrioDirect app,customers can access their accounts and send and receive money with Zelle. The iOS version of the app is more highly rated than the Android version.

BrioDirect offers surcharge-free access to more than 32,000 ATMs through the MoneyPass network.

About BrioDirect

BrioDirect is an online subsidiary of Webster Bank. BrioDirect offers a savings account, money market account and a range of CDs.

Review methodology

With so many financial institutions to choose from, it can be hard to know who to trust. Bankrate’s ever-growing list of bank and credit union reviews is updated regularly. Our editorial team analyzes and reviews each institution across deposit products such as savings accounts, checking accounts, certificates of deposit (CDs) and money market accounts (MMAs). Banks are rated by important factors such as offered interest rates, fees, minimum balance requirements, access to funds and more.

We assign a score to each type of account and its features, weigh them carefully based on importance to account holders and determine an overall score. Read our full review methodology.