Santander Bank, National Association (Member FDIC) could be good for people who live in the US Northeast. The Santander Savings Account makes it easy to waive savings account monthly fees. Money market rates are lower than many online banks but are better than many traditional banks.Can I start a bank account online?
Yes, you can open an account online, but you must obtain a Bank ID first. As well as using your Bank ID to open a bank account online, you can use it to sign legal documents, bid on a house and even pay bills. You can obtain a Bank ID by taking your passport and D-Number/National Identity Number to any bank.