High Yield Savings account for F-1 / H1 non-resident alien in US?

Cisco / Eng DiscoCisco
Jun 10 13 Comments

Apparently top High Yield Savings accounts such as Goldman , Discover, etc. are not available for non-resident aliens.
What is the best available option to save πŸ’²πŸ’²??

Regular savings account give a measly 0.0x% πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ


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TOP 13 Comments
  • I am on H1 and have a savings account in Discover. Who stops you opening one? What rule book you're referring to bud?
    Jun 10 3
    • Amazon GoGoJ
      +1 you just need to provide basic details like SSN. Benefits are the same for all.
      Jun 10
    • Cisco / Eng DiscoCisco
      This. I am pretty sure I am not a resident alien till after 5 years of being in the US. I have been in F1 exempt status for 2 years, so that duration does not get counted for substantial presence test.
      Jun 11
    • Buddy, read the definition of Resident Alien again. How long are you in the US?
      Jun 13
  • Synack d78jbg19f
    Look into Wealthfront
    Jun 10 1
    • LexisNexis Risk Solutions XgsJva6
      Yup. Got an account recently
      2.5% APY
      Jun 10
  • Lennox International / Eng

    Lennox International Eng

    EMC Corporation
    U r totally wrong, tax resident is different from immigration non resident
    Jun 10 0
  • New / Strategy

    New Strategy

    Tesla Motors, BMW, Robert Bosch
    Alliant Credit Union. 2%+ so far.
    Jun 10 0
  • Apple Invs2Trad
    Citi accelerated online savings is open for all at 2.36% APY.
    Jun 10 2
    • Apple Invs2Trad
      @OP, By the by, I have never heard anything like your visa status is a criterion for opening an online savings account! Are you sure?
      Jun 10
    • Cisco / Eng DiscoCisco
      Jun 11
  • Experian BasKya
    CIT Bank
    Jun 13 0
  • Citi and hsbc had 2% , some other bank had 2.5% too I believe but balance had to be a large amount. Don’t forget to check the terms and conditions
    Jun 10 0