Many of us are guilty of opening a checking and/or savings account but not fully understanding their benefits or how to use them properly to make the most of our money. Each account has a different purpose and function, so understanding the differences helps you choose the right combination for you. This can help you manage your personal finances, minimize overspending and make your hard earned money go further. What Is A Checking Account? A checking account allows you to write checks, or withdrawal funds, as an everyday way to pay others. In the not so distant past, this was primarily done in the form of paper checks – documents… read more »
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How Much Money Should You Keep In Your Checking Account?
The amount of money you keep in your checking account is important. Since the goal of a checking account is to process transactions, checking accounts shouldn’t necessarily hold a large sum of money. Rather, they should provide enough funds to cover the transactions you plan to make within any given period of time. Breaking Down How Much Money To Keep In Checking Account When you learn how much money to keep in your checking account, you can make sure your funds are working for you in the best way possible. There are a few things to consider. Money Going In, Money Going Out The key factor to keep in mind… read more »