(December 2014) Ally was named the 2014 Corporate Sponsor of the year by Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte in recognition of the continued employee volunteerism and support from the company. The Big Brothers Big Sisters mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
(December 2014) Ally Bank named “Best Online Bank” for having “no minimum balance or monthly fees” on its checking and savings accounts.
(November 2014) Ally Bank was named “Best Online Bank” for 4th consecutive year by MONEY® Magazine. The publication also recognized Ally Interest Checking for "Best Standalone Account" in its annual “Best Banks” issue.
(October 2014) Ally received a 2014 Impact Award from Bright Blessings, in recognition of Charlotte-based employees’ support in aiding transient homeless students across Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Bright Blessings operates numerous programs and projects which aid thousands of homeless children in the Greater Charlotte, N.C. area.
(October 2014) Ally Financial has been honored by Auto Finance News with a 2014 Auto Finance Excellence Award, which recognizes achievement and contribution to the automotive finance industry.
(October 2014) Ally Bank placed #1 in this year’s Javelin Safety in Banking in Resolution category, with a score of 94%.
(September 2014) Ally Bank was recognized for exceptional fiduciary responsibility in the 2014 edition of the Top 200 Healthiest Banks in America.
(September 2014) Ally Bank CEO, President and Chair Barbara Yastine was named to American Banker’s Most Powerful Women in Banking list for the second consecutive year. The Most Powerful Women in Banking candidates are judged on the asset size and performance of their institutions, and their quantifiable contribution to those results, as well as leadership, innovation and community impact.
(September 2014) Ally Bank named “Best Bank Website” for redesigned deposit product pages.
(August 2014) Ally’s Auto Finance and SmartAuction businesses received top honors in Auto Dealer Monthly magazine’s Dealers’ Choice Awards. The annual program recognizes the industry’s best product and service providers as selected by dealers and dealership personnel. Providers were scored on the product or service itself, customer support and service, value, and whether they would recommend the company to another dealer.
(July 2014) Ally Bank achieved top score for usability, engagement and conversion among bank websites studied.
(June 2014) Ally was named the 2014 Outstanding Corporate Partner by Vista Maria in recognition of the continued employee volunteerism and support from the company. Vista Maria is an organization created with the mission to heal Michigan's victimized girls and women with best-practice treatment programs designed to meet their unique needs while serving other vulnerable children and families within Southeast Michigan.
(May 2014) Ally received the William Ellington Award from the Detroit Area Agency on Aging (DAAA) for its commitment to providing financial education to older workers in the DAAA senior service employment program. DAAA is an organization created with the mission to educate, advocate and promote healthy aging to enable people to make choices about home and community-based services and long term care.
(May 2014) Ally Bank named a top national bank in NerdWallet's Spring 2014 Consumer Banking Index for superior value to consumers based on a nationwide survey on key factors when choosing a financial institution.
(April 2014) For the second consecutive year, Ally Bank has received the TNS Choice Award for Direct Banking. The TNS Choice Awards recognize banks and other financial service providers that outperform their competitors in acquiring, retaining and developing customers.
(April 2014) For the second consecutive year, Ally Bank earned the top rating in The Pew Charitable Trusts’ study "Checks and Balances: Measuring Checking Accounts’ Safety and Transparency." Ally Bank was the only financial institution of those studied to meet all of Pew’s best and good practice criteria.
(February 2014) Ally Bank was recognized by the organization for the second consecutive year, winning three silver awards for Best Use of Technology in Customer Service – Banking; Innovation in Customer Service – Financial Services Industries; and Customer Service Training Team of the Year – Financial Services & Insurance.
(January 2014) In the 2013 ranking, Ally Bank was awarded its second consecutive Gold Monitor in Online Applications, as well as a Bronze Monitor in Private Site Help.
(January 2014) Ally Bank ranked #1 by reviewers with an “A” grade and an overall rating score of 83%, based on a report card ranking comprised of bank health, fees, technology, rates, location and mobile access.
(January 2014) Ally Bank named as top pick for best savings accounts in 2014 based on strong performance over the last four quarters; cited as model for online banking.
(January 2014) Ally Bank 12-Month CD named #1 of “The 5 Best Online CD Accounts of 2014” for competitive interest rate, daily compounding interest, no minimum or fees to open or maintain an account and “Ten Day Best Rate Guarantee.”