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Kiplinger's Names Sallie Mae Best Money Market Account

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Kiplinger's Names Sallie Mae Best Money Market Account12:16 EST Thursday, December 22, 2011 NEWARK, Del. (Business Wire) -- Sallie Mae announced today that its Sallie Mae Money Market Account has been recognized in the December issue of Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine as the “Best Money Market Account of 2011.” Sallie Mae was selected for its market-leading savings interest rates, no minimum balance or monthly fee, full service mobile banking, and check writing. This is the second consecutive year Sallie Mae's banking products have been recognized by Kiplinger's. Sallie Mae's Money Market account holders earn a 1.00% APY, ten times the national average. Launched in 2010, Sallie Mae direct banking products are FDIC-insured and include online savings accounts and Certificates of Deposit through Sallie Mae Bank. Free mobile banking features enable customers to check balances, transfer funds, pay bills, and remotely deposit checks online and with smartphones. A downloadable free app is also available for customers with an iPhone. More information is available at Federal regulations limit you to six withdrawal and transfer transactions per month from your Sallie Mae Money Market account. Sallie Mae (NASDAQ: SLM) is the nation's No. 1 financial services company specializing in education. Whether college is long way off or just around the corner, Sallie Mae helps turn education dreams into reality for 25 million customers. With products and services that include college savings programs, scholarship search tools, education loans, tuition insurance, and online banking, Sallie Mae offers solutions that help families save, plan, and pay for college. Sallie Mae also provides financial services to hundreds of college campuses as well as to federal and state governments. Learn more at Commonly known as Sallie Mae, SLM Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America. For Sallie MaeDebby Hohler,