Finding the Right Bank and Accounts
Open an Account
When you are looking for a new bank, you need to understand the differences between large banks, small banks and credit unions so you can make the best choice for your current needs.
Open a Bank Account
Opening an account at the right bank can save you time and money in fees and surcharges. Learn the five things you need to look for when choosing a new bank.
My Bank Is Charging New Fees Should I Leave?
You decide where you take your banking business. Often people forget they choose where they bank, and that they can find a new bank if they do not want to pay account fees. Learn if you you should change your bank account.
IRAs at Your Bank
Opening an IRA at your bank may not be the best option available for your retirement planning.
Learn the reasons you may consider switching to online banking. You will also learn how to protect yourself when banking online.
Can I Have Checking Accounts at Multiple Banks?
You can have accounts at different banks as long as you are in good standing with each bank when you open your new account. Different accounts may make it easier to separate aspects of your finances, but you need to be sure you are following the correct set of guidelines for each checking account.
Advantages of Credit Unions
A credit union may be more willing to work with you if you have a difficult time qualifying for a loan. The terms on their accounts tends to be better. You should consider joining a credit union if you qualify.