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The Best Bank for Your Money

The best banks? That’s what readers often want to know. In addition to the best banks, they also want to know where I bank. With 181 Accounts [1], I obviously have lots of financial relationships.

Here’s a rundown of where I do my business and my favorite in each category.

Online Savings Accounts

The Best: Capital One 360 [2]

The Rest:

Index Fund Managers

The Best: Vanguard [8]

The Rest:

Investment Brokers

The Best: Scottrade [11]

The Rest:

529 Plans for the Kids

The Best: Ohio College Advantage [15]

The Rest:

More of the Best

Peer to Peer Lending: Lending Club [20]

Insurance: Allstate [21]

Online Checking Account: Charles Schwab High Yield Investor Checking [22]

I also have lots of local banks that finance our rental properties [23], helocs, and business accounts, but I excluded my local banks and credit unions, since they won’t do most of you any good.

Which banks are your favorites?