Managing Your Accounts
What Is the Difference Between a Credit Card and a Debit Card?
A credit card and debit card can both be used at most businesses. However there are a few key differences. The fees and rules with each are slightly different. Learn more about those differences.
Close Your Checking Account
Closing your checking account may be a more extensive process that you realized. It is important to remember that you need to deal with any direct deposits and automatic payments made with your account.
Can I Trust the Balance I Get at the ATM?
Many people think that checking their balance at the ATM will let them know how much money they have, but the balance is seldom accurate. Learn why your ATM balance may not be accurate.
Why Did They Place a Hold on My Checking Account?
It can be frustrating when a bank puts a hold on your checking account or on a deposit you used. Learn why they placed the hold and what you can do about it.
All About Overdrafts
There are several different ways that banks will handle your account if you overdraw. if your bank offers some form of overdraft protection, you need to understand how it works and the fees associated with it.
How to Pay Your Bills Online
One of the best things about the Internet is the ability to pay your bills online. It makes it easy to pay your bills each month, and saves you time instead of writing and mailing checks. Learn the basics so you can save money on your bills.
Your checking account is your most basic bank account. You will use it to pay your bills. Learn how to choose the right account.
Keep a Running Balance of Your Account
It is essential to keep a running balance of your account when you are budgeting. It can also stop you from overdrawing your account. Learn more about how to do this.
Balance Your Checkbook
It is important to balance your checkbook each month. Learn how to do it the old fashioned way with pen and paper, as well as on your computer.
A Visual Example of How to Write a Check
Learn how to write a check with these step-by-step pictures and instructions.
What's Your Overdraft Protection Costing You?
Learn how overdraft protection works and what it really costs you to use it.