Understanding Checking Accounts
Credit unions and banks offer a variety of checking account options designed to fit your lifestyle and financial goals. There are several types of checking accounts, including standard checking accounts, student checking accounts, joint checking accounts and high-yield checking accounts. GOBankingRates provides the tips and advice you need to choose the type of account that meets your needs.
Standard checking accounts are the most common type of checking accounts. They provide the vast majority of consumers with a safe, risk-free, federally insured place to store and manage their money. Debit, credit and check-writing options are typical features of these accounts. GOBankingRates’ library of articles on checking accounts can help you choose the best checking account for your needs.