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Want to learn the ins and outs of checking accounts? Let Bankrate be your go-to for all things checking. From our annual checking account survey on fees, ATM surcharges and overdraft penalties to trends in the banking and checking industry, we've got you covered.


Checking Basics

Deposits, ATM-style

Explore the rarely visited realm of ATM use: deposits! Learn what you need to know here.

Checking Blog

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Amazon Dash and debit cards don’t mix

The Amazon Dash Button will make ordering household products ridiculously easy. That's great for lazy people, but not so good for responsible debit card use. ... Read more


Checking Fees Rise

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Cities with high ATM fees in 2015

Consumers face rising ATM fees, and they'll pay even more in these cities.

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Checking that pays

Where checking pays big

A Bankrate survey finds you can earn a good return if you meet account requirements.

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