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For the safety of our employees, we are limiting the hours our call center agents are available. You can speak with an agent Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.

With a high-yield savings account, you'll reach your goals faster by earning interest at a higher rate than a traditional savings account. Plus, there's no minimum balance or monthly fees.

Competitive interest rate

0.35% APY (Annual Percentage Yield)1

compounded daily, paid monthly

Sallie Mae named one of the best savings accounts, money market accounts and CDs for 2020.

GOBankingRates named Sallie Mae as one of the top online banks, recognizing its products' high interest rate and no monthly fees.

More features of our High-Yield Savings Account

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No minimum balance and no monthly maintenance fees

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Free transfers

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FDIC-insured for your peace of mind

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Easy online account management

Have questions about our High-Yield Savings Account?

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Call us at 

877-346-2756

Our normal business hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.


1. Advertised Annual Percentage Yield (APY) for the Sallie Mae High-Yield Savings Account is variable and may change after account opening, applies to personal accounts only, and is accurate as of 09/17/2021. Fees could reduce earnings. Please refer to the Account Terms and Conditions Agreement for details.
Deposit products are offered through Sallie Mae Bank, Member FDIC.
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