1.25% at TIAA Direct
Ever eat chicken wings, but are still hungry, so you graze over the pile of bones looking for scraps you missed? That’s what us “rate chasers” do perusing the best places for our cash.
Right now, The Big Cheese on Curd Mountain is TIAA. What the what? Man, I shouldn’t write posts on an empty stomach. TIAA’s High Yield Savings account has the best rate out there at 1.25% without having to jump through hoops. FYI: If you don’t mind leaping like a lord, CCU can give you 4.09% + $50.
At TIAA, you need $25 to open the account, after which there are no monthly fees or minimums. Besides the rate, perhaps the Jalapeno Poppers, er uh, best thing is that you can make remote deposits from your iPhone. I must run. My waitress just arrived.