Checking Account

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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...
Yahoo  Sep 24  Comment 
Wal-Mart is the latest company to get rid of fees that traditional banks charge customers who don't have enough money in their accounts to cover purchases. The world's largest retailer said Wednesday that ...
New York Times  Sep 20  Comment 
The annual cost of a checking account can range from zero to more than $700, according to a WalletHub survey. The biggest fees may fall on those who overdraw their accounts.
MarketWatch  Sep 16  Comment 
Not everyone is successful at avoiding checking account penalties


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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 Money held in a checking account is more liquid that that in a savings account and can be withdrawn via checks, ATMs and electronic debits.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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