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Interest rates are falling. Free checking accounts are disappearing. Debit card rewards programs are closing. But there is still a way to make your personal finances pay off: a high-yield checking account.

With the rates of standard interest-bearing checking accounts averaging near a measly 0.5 percent, these programs continue to be a bright spot with annual percentage yields of around 4 percent, according to Bankrate's new survey. While the low-rate environment is impacting the world of high-yield checking, here are six ways you can continue to reap the benefits of what is also called rewards checking.


 

 

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