How To Open a Checking Account  [The Complete Guide]

Opening a checking account is truly the one of the first starts to your financial journey. 

The goal of this post is to help you with opening a checking account, the simple steps to follow, and how to determine the right bank for you.

What is a Checking Account?

A checking account is an account you open with a financial institution, such as a bank or credit union, where you can deposit and withdraw money on a frequent basis.

How does a checking account work?

You deposit money into the checking account when you open it. Let’s say it’s $100. You now have $100 that you can withdraw from the account.

Selecting where to open your checking account is the hard part, opening one is easy!

How Do I Open A Checking Account?

1. Select Your Bank

Select the bank or credit union that you would like to use.

2. Go To The Bank

Go during their business hours, no appointment necessary.

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