Checking Accounts

Checking accounts are useful for everyday expenses and short-term financial needs. Learn how to use your checking account, make mobile check deposits, avoid overdraft fees and which checking accounts are best for you.

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Banks are ditching overdraft fees

It’s time to say goodbye to overdraft fees for good. Why are banks are ditching overdraft fees, and is this a trend or more of a permanent change? We sat down with banking writer Chanelle Bessette to dig into these questions and how they could affect you.

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Avoiding overdraft fees

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Worried about whether your money is protected?

If you have more than $250,000 in cash, there are steps you can take to insure your funds. Learn more with this video from NerdWallet.

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