There are many ways banks can be compared: for example by financial indicators, credit ratings, provided products.This section focuses on comparing banks by products they provide.
Credit cards are a convenient option to borrow funds for short-term financing. Credit cards offered by banks can be compared by credit card provider (for instance, Visa, American Express, MasterCard), credit card type (silver, gold, platinum), charged interest and annual costs.
Current accounts are usually non-interest bearing deposit accounts which are designated to perform day-to-day banking transactions. Money can be withdrawn from a current account or deposited to such an account without any restrictions. Current accounts can be compared by annual costs, availability of debit and credit cards.
Savings accounts are deposits accounts which allow to withdraw money at any time. While offering more flexibility, savings accounts usually provide less interest rates than term deposit accounts. Savings accounts can be compared by interest rate and term.
Time deposits accounts offer higher interest rates than savings accounts, however the money deposited to such account cannot be withdrawn for a specified period of time (term). Term deposit accounts can be compared by interest rate and term.
Consumer loans are secured or unsecured loans given to customers for personal, family, or household purposes or for consumable items such as a car, or a boat. Consumer loans are compared by borrowing rates and terms.
Mortgage loans are used to make real estate purchases without paying the entire value of the purchase up front. A mortgage is secured by the collateral of specified real estate property.Mortgage loans are compared by borrowing rates and terms.