Select Package: includes a Select Checking account
(and up to three additional Essential checking accounts
with no monthly fee); two monthly fee waivers for non-SunTrust ATM cash withdrawals; $25 annual discount on any safe deposit box; and an introductory promotional savings account interest rate.
The study noted that the rates on the credit unions' interest bearing checking accounts
had balance limits, meaning they apply only to the first $500 or $1,000, for example.
Adding the GoBank checking account
to our shelves means our customers will have exclusive access to one of the most affordable, inclusive and easy-to-use checking accounts
in the industry.
The greatest increase in the number of checking accounts
offered occurred with the caps/rewards type of account--up 3.
It is expected that Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC) and other US banks might introduce new fees on basic services and eliminate free checking accounts
Once you've eliminated checking accounts
that can take your money, consider one that makes you money.
Have a checking account
/don't have a checking account
When Morgan Robinson began working for SmithKline as a teenager in 1999, she opened a checking account
with her employer's bank.
If she did, she'd empty her cookie jar and march into First Union and open a no-minimum checking account
Californians also are forced to maintain some of the highest average balance requirements to avoid fees, with a required minimum balance averaging $811 for checking accounts
, ranking California 33rd out of 34 states.
The smaller proportion of savings associations offering noninterest checking accounts
may stem from the fact that savings associations, unlike banks, were generally restricted from providing these accounts before the 1980s; their availability rose a statistically significant 14 percentage points over the five survey years, a change that, along with other factors, may reflect a reaction to the previous restriction.
This slide deck focuses on the important questions concerning consumers' behavior regarding checking accounts