Checking account

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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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8 ways people use mobile banking

What's the banking activity people who use mobile apps do the most? ... Read more

Checking Account Fees Surge

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Overdraft, ATM fees at new highs

Our survey shows checking fees are rising. How much more are you paying?

Ways to avoid bank fees

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High-yield checking edge

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