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Online Banking Accounts Offer Great Benefits

The list of features that come with an online banking account varies from bank to bank. In fact, even though it may be called it a “checking account,” it's possible for a bank not to offer you paper checks at all. So when you're looking to open an online checking account, it pays to weigh […]

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Expect Efficiency From a Checking Account Online

While you probably can manage your traditional checking account online to a certain degree, there may be advantages to opening a checking account with an online bank instead. Online banks don’t have the overhead of brick-and-mortar banks and can pass on the savings to you in the form of great rates. Moreover, an online checking […]

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Setting Up Online Checking Accounts Is Smart, Easy

Moving your money to an interest-bearing checking account can be a smart financial choice, and if you choose the right bank, it can also be easy. Today's banking environment is far different from the one that existed just a few years ago, when opening a checking account almost always meant walking into a bank and […]

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Part of Your Short-Term Financial Planning Efforts

An Ally Bank Interest Checking Account can be an effective part of your overall short-term financial planning strategy, especially if you need to access your funds with some regularity. For example, an interest checking account might be an effective way to pay for a major home renovation project in increments as the work progresses, or […]

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Explore Your Options With Smart Online Shopping

An interest-bearing checking account can be a good way to make your money work for you, but there are a lot of interest checking accounts out there—with different rates, benefits and conditions. How can you find the one that makes the most sense for you? A little smart online shopping. It’s a good idea to […]

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What Are the Differences Between Interest and Non-Interest Checking Accounts?

Interest checking accounts are not new, but they have become more common with the emergence of online banks. Because online banks don't have the overhead of traditional banks, they can pass the savings on to customers in the form of great rates, including interest on checking accounts. The day-to-day function of an interest checking account […]

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Make Money With Everyday Funds

Although banks offer a variety of accounts and savings products, checking accounts still sit at the center of household finance for most people. Interest checking accounts are one way that families may choose to make the most of their money. If you have a healthy cash flow, you may have large balances sitting in your […]

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What Are Interest-Bearing Checking Accounts?

With an interest-bearing checking account, the bank pays you interest on the money in your account, much like it pays interest on a savings account. However, with a checking account you can also write checks or use debit cards, making it easy to access your money as needed for bills, purchases and so forth. Aren't […]

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Your Checking Account Balance

Some people like to keep a large amount of money in a checking account to keep it easily accessible for emergencies and transfers in addition to day-to-day necessities. If you plan on maintaining a substantial checking account balance, opening a checking account that pays you interest may make sense. Many banks offer checking accounts that […]

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The Ally Interest Checking Account

Over the years, many banks have offered "free checking accounts" to their customers, but the truth is, "free checking" can mean different things for different banks. So, even with so-called "free checking accounts," you may end up paying ATM fees, official check fees, wire fees, transaction fees and so on. In addition, while some banks […]