Building your savings isn’t always easy, but with a Live Oak online savings account, we’ve taken on some of the hard work. With competitive interest rates, no monthly maintenance fees or minimum balance requirements, and a fast and secure connection to your other bank accounts, you can enjoy a simpler way to save.
Our North Carolina-based customer success team is dedicated to providing you personalized support.
Funds deposited are insured up to the maximum allowed by law, which is currently $250,000.
No Maintenance Fees
Our accounts have no online banking or monthly maintenance fees.
Online Account Opening
Open your account in minutes and manage it completely online.
Did you know that when you deposit your money at Live Oak Bank, you’re helping to power small businesses across America? When your bank finances small business, so do you. As our nation’s economic engine, small businesses drive job prosperity and boost local economies. We’re proud to contribute to that growth by investing in small business owners across the country. When you bank with Live Oak, you can be proud, too.
During the online account opening process, Live Oak Bank may ask for the following items to verify your identity:
The Live Oak savings account can only be opened online. You may click ‘Start Saving Now’ at the top of this page and follow the prompts to begin the quick application. We will ask for your personal information and external bank account information. Your information will be verified electronically. We may request documentation if additional verification is required. Once this information is confirmed, you will enter the amount of your opening deposit to schedule an ACH transfer from the verified bank account into your new savings account. The deposit will be held for five business days.
You may add a co-owner or beneficiary to the account after completing the funding step of the application.
* Please note we do not accept checks drawn on foreign banks, third-party checks or cash deposits. (A third-party check is a check that is signed over to an individual not named on the front of the check
1. Live Oak Bank Savings Annual Percentage Yield (APY) is valid as of 3/23/2023. No minimum opening balance or deposit required to open. Rates may change at any time without prior notice, before or after the account is opened. No minimum balance to open, but customers must have a balance of $0.01 to earn interest. You may make up to 6 withdrawals from your Live Oak Bank Savings account per statement cycle, including preauthorized, automatic and telephone transfers. Fees may reduce earnings.
2. Live Oak Bank is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). As a Live Oak Bank customer, your Live Oak Bank deposits are insured by the FDIC up to $250,000 per depositor, for each account ownership category.