Checking Account

Clusterstock  Aug 13  Comment 
Digit is an app that wants to make saving dead-simple — and now it wants to reward you for saving up. In case you haven't heard of it, Digit automatically saves a small amount of money that you won't even notice is missing from your checking...  Jul 2  Comment 
NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- Being a top-notch saver hinges not only on stowing money in the bank but also on which account you choose to give yourself a boost. It's possible to find savings account deals along with some creative ways for bank...
Wall Street Journal  Jun 30  Comment 
J.P. Morgan Chase is revamping its prepaid debit-card program and the way it assesses if consumers qualify for a checking account.  Jun 19  Comment 
NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- Maybe it’s a kind of pension envy. We worry that our retirement account is just not big enough, especially when compared to the those of the big savers. And the younger we are, the more we fret. Almost one-third (29%)...
Motley Fool  Feb 8  Comment 
A lot of kids think money grows on trees. Help them learn good money habits early in life.
Motley Fool  Jan 24  Comment 
Forget all the other advice about saving -- the one thing you really need to do is automate.
Motley Fool  Oct 11  Comment 
With all the buzz about what millennials are in the process of changing forever — the wine industry, for one, the work place, the Republican party — it’s no wonder that this generation has already left its mark on consumer banking.
Motley Fool  Oct 4  Comment 
You don't have to accept bank overdraft fees, even if you are to blame for the overdraft.
MarketWatch  Sep 29  Comment 
Stricter regulation has forced many banks to reduce the number of checking account charges, but new research shows the fees that do remain have reached record highs  Sep 25  Comment 
BENTONVILLE (dpa-AFX) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) and Green Dot Corp. (GDOT) on Wednesday announced the nationwide rollout of GoBank, a checking account product available exclusively on the retailer's shelves. The checking account from...


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A checking account is a transactional account or demand deposit account maintained for routine deposits and withdrawals. Money held in a checking account is more liquid that that in a savings account and can be withdrawn via checks, ATMs and electronic debits. Checking accounts generally pay lower rates of interest than savings accounts and are offered by banks for a minimal or no fee at all.

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