A bank with online banking you won't totally hate?

40 centsChristopher asked via Twitter yesterday:

hey all over albany, HSBC just screwed me. What banks in the area have the best web interfaces?

We re-tweeted, and the handful of responses are after the jump.

We're hoping you might have a few suggestions, too.

@mstyne: "Sounds like someone just encountered HSBC's new login page"

@joe_bonilla: "I love Chase... but they're not here, so I find Bank of America's online banking on point."

@pastorpmat: "BOA"

@jdonn82: "While I would love to join a CredUn, I have no gripes about Keybank."

@KTVorwald: "SEFCU is pretty nice and simple. It's even integrated with FinanceWorks."

Earlier on AOA: HSBC selling upstate branches: the "world's local bank" may no longer be our local bank


KeyBank is the devil.....I've been charged for so many extra things over the years, unnecessarily. Tried Sefcu, but they had a lot of little extra fees also. CapCom (capital communications) is a credit union that has been completely wonderful to me!

Sunmark CU has an easy page and yay credit unions!

ING Direct! No Fees! ATMs at every Hess, Target, Sunoco - all free!

The first time I can truly say I am happy with my bank.

Oh- and check depositing via Mobile Apps coming in a week or two.

We've been very happy with SEFCU. We do lots online - fairly straight forward. As someone already mentioned, you can access finance works, an online budgeting software, right from the SEFCU website. It's helped us tremendously.

Definitely go for a credit union! SEFCU has been great.

If you or a family member are military or DoD, give USAA a look. You won't ever go back to BofA, Chase or any other commercial bank.

I love USAA's web interface. Anyone can have a checking and savings account with them. You can assign labels/rules to certain charges, the interface is clean and simple.

I hate SEFCU's. Their old one was lame and this new one is even lamer.

SEFCU's website is great. Move your money out of the big banks anyway. They don't need your cash.

Charles Shwab.....!!! I love love love love my bank....
Its actually an online bank.... you can totally use any ATM in the US for FREE!

Another vote for SEFCU. The online banking is really simple and effective.

HEFCU - credit unions are the way to go. Web interface is basic and simple, but good.

First New York FCU, they're locally operated and won't kill you on fees.

How did HSBC screw you? No problems here.

The only good thing about Key is convenience. You can find an ATM anywhere and online banking is simple. But as mentioned above, they relentlessly pound you with fees. $2 a month for a paper statement? Be careful.

Another vote for Charles Schwab. Unlimited ATM refunds and interest checking.

Another vote for SEFCU here. I was an HSBC customer for years, but when I heard they sold all our local branches I decided to make the switch to a credit union. I'm still in the transfer process, but I find it just as easy to do all the things I've done online in the past so far.

Pioneer--small and local
First Niagara--big but feels small and local

I also like First New York FCU. Been a member for a long time. Actual branches are few, but online interface and 24-hour phone access make things easy and I am a happy camper.

Citizens Bank has the best online banking site i have seen. So easy to use and has a great layout. I have used SEFCU's online banking and their site just does not compare to Citizens. So if you are comparing banks soley on their web interface, definately check out Citizens!

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