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  • Types of checking accounts

    When it comes to choosing a checking account, your options abound. Pick the one that best suits your needs.

    4 min read Apr 01, 2005
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  • Protecting your money

    The FDIC covers your bank account up to $250,000, and you can be covered for more.

    2 min read Apr 01, 2005
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  • Free checking

    You can’t beat the price of a free checking account, but is yours truly fee-free?

    2 min read Apr 01, 2005
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  • Patriot Act compliance

    The Patriot Act’s effect on banking may seem Orwellian, but there are ways to protect your privacy.

    2 min read Apr 01, 2005
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  • ATM fees

    Banks pull in over $2 billion in ATM fees each year. Don’t let them snatch your hard-earned money so easily!

    2 min read Apr 01, 2005
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  • Debit cards

    They’re like credit cards, except the money vanishes from your account in a flash.

    3 min read Apr 01, 2005
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