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Banking 101

Banking 101 Overview

Choosing and Using the Right Bank Account

Tips for getting more out of your checking and savings

When managing your money, the right tools can make all the difference. That’s why it helps to start by opening a bank account that best fits your lifestyle and your financial goals. FDIC Consumer News provides some simple pointers to help you choose wisely and streamline how you manage your checking and savings accounts.

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Financial Education

Before opening a bank account you may want to consider taking a financial education course. This link offers a computer based program that you can complete online. Please CLICK HERE for more information.

You can also review individual aspect of bank accounts at the Consumer Protection Bureau website.

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Visiting a Bank

You may want to visit a bank before you make a your final decision. When visiting a bank you may want to:

  • Ask bank staff to walk you through internet banking options
  • Ask bank staff to walk you through mobile banking options
  • Compare costs of saving and checking accounts

You may want to choose a bank that is close to your home, work or school or even where you shop. It is important that you feel completely comfortable with the bank you choose.

Budgeting

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Credit

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Economic Mobility

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Financial Coaching

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Financial Education

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Financial Protection

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Financial Services

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Loans

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Loans

A loans can be helpful for covering expenses, making a large purchase, starting a business, or for the cost of college. Find out what loan is right for you.

Online/Mobile Finances

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Saving

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This is just the beginning!

You may want to take a free financial education course that you can find on the Money Smart KC calendar. We also suggest that you contact a financial education coach for further financial assistance.

 

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