(December 2016) Ally Bank was named “best” all-around online bank, in recognition of its no-fee checking account and refunds of up to $10 monthly in ATM fees. Kiplinger’s also noted Ally’s higher than average savings and money market deposit account yields. Ally Bank, Member FDIC, was also recognized by Kiplinger’s as “best” online bank in 2014 and 2015. [Kiplinger’s Personal Finance © 2016.   Used under License.]


Ally Receives 100 on 2017 Corporate Equality Index

(December 2016)  Ally has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. The 2017 CEI evaluates LGBT-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBT community. Ally’s efforts in satisfying all of the CEI’s criteria results in a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.


(November) Ally Bank, Member FDIC, is named MyBankTracker’s Best Online Comprehensive Bank for the sixth consecutive quarter.  Ally has an A+ rating from the publication and was recognized for its consistently competitive interest rates, minimal to no fees, and one-stop banking experience.


(November) Ally Bank’s Money Market Account was named by MyBankTracker as the Best Money Market Account for Convenience of 2016 because it doesn’t charge a monthly fee and delivers a high interest rate without a minimum balance. They also called out the account’s free debit card that lets you withdraw cash at any ATM with up to $10 in ATM fees reimbursed per month. Ally’s Money Market Account carries an A+ rating from the publication. Member FDIC.

(November) Ally Bank’s Savings Account was recognized by MyBankTracker as the Best High Interest Savings Account of 2016 for its competitive interest rate with no monthly fees or minimum balance requirements. They called it an all-around great account for saving that  is easy to manage through Ally’s mobile and online platform. The account carries an A+ rating from the publication. Member FDIC.

(November) MyBankTracker named Ally Bank’s Savings Account as the Best Savings Account for Consistently High Rates of 2016 for its strong track record of stable and high rates making the account a reliable option. The account carries an A+ rating from the publication. Member FDIC.

(November) Ally Bank’s 2-Year Raise Your Rate CD was recognized as the Best Flexible High-Rate CD of 2016 by MyBankTracker. The best features of the CD are the one-time opportunity to increase your CD rate and strong APY. The 2-Year Raise Your Rate receives an A+ rating. Member FDIC.

(November) MyBankTracker named Ally Bank’s 11-month No Penalty CD as the Best No-Penalty CD of 2016 for the flexibility to access your money whenever you want. The publication gives the 11-month No Penalty CD an A+ rating. Member FDIC.

(August 2016) Ally Bank was named “Best Bank for 24/7 Customer Service”  by GOBankingRates for round-the-clock service via online chat, phone or email.  Ally was one of five banks recognized for outstanding customer service. Ally’s professional service and short wait times for calls were noted as reasons for the award.

2016 Winning Company. Awarded by 2020 Women on Boards

Ally was recognized as a 2020 Women on Boards Winning Company for championing board diversity by having 20% or more of board seats held by women by the year 2020.

(July 2016) The Ally CashBack Credit Card was cited by CardRates.com for its unlimited 2% on gas, 2% on groceries, and 1% on all other purchases for accounts that are open and in good standing, as well as the credit card’s 10% rewards bonus when users deposit them into an eligible Ally Bank account. “For its first foray into this market, Ally made a bold move and delivered one of the best new cash back offers available,” said CardRates.com.

(July 2016) For the third consecutive time, Ally Bank has been ranked Best In Class in Forrester's 2016 US CX Index. The proprietary survey results are based on consumers’ opinions of their experiences with 319 brands.

(July 2016) Ally Bank is a winner of MyBankTracker’s Best Online Bank award for the fifth consecutive quarter, keeping its A+ rating from the publication. Ally was recognized for its competitive interest rates, minimal fees, and top of the industry digital experience.

(April 2016) Ally Bank has been MyBankTracker's pick for Best Online Bank for four consecutive quarters. The bank was recognized for its top notch online and mobile banking services. Competitive rates and a continuously improving digital banking experience without maintenance fees, distinguishes Ally in the market. This has allowed it to keep its "A+" rating with MyBankTracker and maintain its position as Best Online Bank. According to MyBankTracker, Ally continues to be the perfect one-stop banking solution. 

(April 2016) Ally Bank’s Interest Checking Account was named one of NerdWallet’s Best Checking Accounts for its competitive interest rate, access to over 43,000 free ATMs and excellent customer service.

(April 2016) For the fifth time in as many years, Ally Bank is the 2016 TNS Choice Award winner for Direct Banking, Nationally. The TNS Choice Awards recognize banks and other financial service providers that outperform their competitors in acquiring, retaining and developing customers. Ally Bank  was recognized for its fast organic growth, superior customer retention and winning a larger share of its customers' total banking business.

(April 2016) NerdWallet.com chose Ally Bank as one of its Best Savings Accounts for having the best interest rates and overall digital experiences.  They noted that the website is easy to use, offers real-time chat support and has one of the highest interest rates in the market.  No monthly fee and no minimum deposit round out the reasons Ally Bank’s Savings Accounts are a winner. 

(April 2016) NerdWallet.com named Ally Bank’s Money Market Account as one of the easiest to access your money and the lowest minimum deposits. Ally Bank’s available debit card, no limit on the number of ATM withdrawals and an interest rate approximately 10 times the national average set it apart from the crowd. 

(March 2016) Ally Bank received two Gold Awards at the tenth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, which recognize the achievements of sales, customer service, and call center professionals. Ally’s awards were in the Innovation in Customer Service – Financial Services and Business Intelligence Solution – New categories.

(March 2016) Ally Bank received a Silver Award in the Best Use of Technology – Bank category at the tenth annual Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service. The Stevie Awards recognize the achievements of sales, customer service, and call center professionals worldwide.

Ally Receives 2016 Blue Diamond Award

(March 2016) Ally Bank’s redesigned online banking platform was named recipient of a 2016 Blue Diamond Award in the Business Value – Corporate category. The Blue Diamond Awards recognize exceptional technology talent and innovation in the Greater Charlotte region.

(January 2016) Ally Bank was named “Best Online Bank” for the second consecutive year among 30 banks reviewed in GOBankingRates’ 4th annual Best Banks ranking. In addition, every Ally Bank deposit product category placed among the top 10, with its Online Savings Account ranked as #2, its High Yield CD ranked as #4, and the Ally Interest Checking account ranked as #7 out of 120 banks reviewed.

(January 2016) Ally is a three-time winner of the Best Online Bank award for its strong online and mobile banking, along with consistent competitive rates Ally’s no maintenance fees, and $0 minimum balances have allowed it to keep its A+ rating with MyBankTracker and position as Best Online Bank. Ally Bank’s Online Saving Account was also named Best Overall Savings Account for “high and consistent savings rate”, among other features.