Chapter 1. The Simple, Smart way to Save
Update: On January 5, 2011 SmartyPig lowered their rate from 1.75% to 1.35%.
Update:On September 8, 2010 SmartyPig dropped their savings account rate from 2.15% to 1.75%.
When the national average for savings rates is less than half a percent; it's good to see someone offering something
Smarty Pig's 1.35% savings account is FDIC insured and is all around a good idea. Their business model is aimed at reversing the "buy now", "pay later" mindset and focusing on helping you create your own financial goals- and stick to them!
Their automation and no fee policy is sure to leave you with a smile.
Smarty Pig's minimum requirement to open up a savings account is $25. You must make a goal of saving between $250 to $250,000 and must contribute at least $10 each month to your goal.
Section 1. Uniquely Designed To Help You Save For Specific Goals