Claes Bell, CFA

Claes Bell is a certified financial analyst, banking reporter and mobile editor at Bankrate US, where he covers checking and savings, mobile finance and more. He is the co-author of “Future Millionaires’ Guidebook” and a recipient of two “Best in Business” awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and a Sigma Delta Chi award from the Society of Professional Journalists.

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What’s the difference between a current and savings account?

If you're deciding whether to open a current or savings account - or both! - make sure you know the differences.