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TAB Bank Review 2024

Updated January 2, 2024
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At a glance

4.4
Rating: 4.4 stars out of 5
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CDs

Rating: 4.6 stars out of 5

Checking

Rating: 4.2 stars out of 5

Savings

Rating: 4.9 stars out of 5

MMA

Rating: 3.4 stars out of 5

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Overview

Transportation Alliance Bank has roots in the trucking sector but has expanded to serve individual consumers. TAB Bank might be a good fit for truck drivers because it has a checking account — the Customer Trucker Bank Account — made for them.

Highlights

  • High APY
  • Highly Rated App
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Member FDIC
Savings Account
4.35
%
APY
APY
Info
As of 2/22/2024
Rating: 4.9 stars out of 5
$1
Min. balance for APY
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Member FDIC
CD
5.15
%
APY
APY
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As of 2/22/2024
Rating: 4.7 stars out of 5
$0
Minimum deposit
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Member FDIC
Checking Account
0.50
%
APY
APY
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As of 2/22/2024
Rating: 4.9 stars out of 5
$0
Min. balance for APY
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Overall

Transportation Alliance Bank is mostly an online bank that offers deposit accounts for individuals and businesses, as well as commercial loans. Yields are high at Transportation Alliance Bank, and you don’t need a minimum deposit to open most of the accounts.

Pros

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    Deposit accounts pay higher yields than many other banks.

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    Its mobile app is highly rated on iOS and Android.

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    Minimum deposit requirements are low.

Cons

  • TAB has only one physical location.

  • There are other online-only banks that pay higher yields on deposits.

TAB Bank banking products

4.9
/5
Rating: 4.9 stars out of 5
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SCORE BREAKDOWN

APY offering:
5.27%
Rating: 5 stars out of 5
5/5
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Minimum balance to earn interest:
$0.00
Rating: 5 stars out of 5
5/5
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Monthly service fee:
$0.00
Rating: 5 stars out of 5
5/5
Info
Minimum balance to avoid fee:
$0.00
Rating: 5 stars out of 5
5/5
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Access to funds:
Good
Rating: 4 stars out of 5
4/5
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FEATURES

Invest Rate
5.27% APY
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Loan
$0 minimum deposit to open

TAB Bank savings overview

TAB Bank offers a high-yield savings account that pays a competitive APY, and has easy terms for opening and maintaining the account. The high-yield savings account doesn’t require a minimum opening deposit.

Pros

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    The account pays a competitive APY, which you can start earning with as little as one cent.

Cons

  • Paper statements cost $5.

  • See how rates for this account have changed over time. Interact with the trend lines to view APY by date.

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    APY
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    National average APY
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Bank logo
Member FDIC
Savings Account
4.35
%
APY
APY
Info
As of 2/22/2024
Rating: 4.9 stars out of 5
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$1
Min balance for APY
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Bank fees

Fee Charged?
Overdraft fee $30
Non-sufficient funds fee $30
Monthly maintenance fee $0 – $8
Out-of-network ATM fee $2
Excessive transaction fee None

Customer experience

Customer support. TAB Bank has customer service hours from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mountain time during the week and Saturday hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. These hours aren’t applicable for Federal holidays.

Digital experience. TAB Bank is best suited for consumers who are comfortable with online and mobile banking. Its mobile app is highly rated by Apple and Android users, and it allows users to deposit money, pay bills, send money to friends or family and get account alerts.

About TAB Bank

Founded in 1998, Transportation Alliance Bank, or TAB Bank, started out as a banking service located inside truck stops. It still handles the specific banking needs of truck drivers and fleet operators, but the bank’s products have expanded to also serve individual consumers. Ogden, Utah-based TAB is primarily an online bank.

How does TAB Bank compare to other banks?

TAB Bank vs. BrioDirect

Both TAB Bank and BrioDirect are online-only banks. BrioDirect is owned by Webster Bank and offers a wider variety of CD terms. TAB Bank generally offers higher yields on most of its CDs. Moreover, TAB Bank offers a wider range of deposit products when compared to BrioDirect, making it a better choice if you’re looking to consolidate your banking under one roof.

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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.