Sallie Mae’s Money Market Account Recognized as a Top Savings Option By Kiplinger’s Magazine for the 3rd Year Running

  Sallie Mae’s Money Market Account Recognized as a Top Savings Option By
  Kiplinger’s Magazine for the 3rd Year Running

Business Wire

NEWARK, Del. -- January 3, 2013

Sallie Mae announced today its Money Market Account has been recognized for
the third year in a row in the December issue of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
Magazine as “the best place to stash cash.” The Sallie Mae Money Market was
selected for its market-leading pricing, featuring the most competitive
interest rates and no monthly fees and no minimum balance requirement.

Sallie Mae’s Money Market account holders earn 1.05% APY, 13 times the current
national average. Sallie Mae direct banking products are FDIC-insured and
include online savings accounts and Certificates of Deposit. All products are
offered through Sallie Mae Bank.

Free mobile banking keeps customers informed of balances and makes it easy to
manage accounts. Other features enable customers to securely deposit checks
remotely, check balances, and transfer funds. A downloadable free mobile app
is available for iPhone and Android customers. Account owners may also opt to
receive mobile text alerts to check account balances and monitor transactions.

More information is available at www.salliemae.com/banking.

Sallie Mae (NASDAQ: SLM) is the nation’s No. 1 financial services company
specializing in education. Whether college is a long way off or just around
the corner, Sallie Mae turns education dreams into reality for its 25 million
customers. With products and services that include 529 college savings plans,
Upromise rewards, scholarship search tools, education loans, 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
SallieMae.com. Commonly known as Sallie Mae, SLM Corporation and its
subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America.

Contact:

Sallie Mae:
Debby Hohler, 617-454-6741
dhohler@upromise.com