Opening a Student Bank Account
Many college students will open their first bank account just as they leave for campus. Others have had bank accounts since they were kids. Student banking may be a new concept to you, or you may have had a bank account for quite a while. Either way a student bank account is essential for managing your money and for the transfer of your grant or student loans funds. There are a number of key aspects to think about when choosing your bank and how to use it effectively. Read more for all you need to know about banking.
Considerations for a student bank Account
What are the typical considerations for Student Banking or when opening a new account? There are many. The first place to start would be by asking an adult, counselor or financial aid officer. Otherwise, visit a number of websites offering online banking services. Once you have some general information, walk into your local bank and ask for advice from there team.
In general, most student simply need a checking account. If you have savings or additional cash, you may consider a savngs account which will earn you interest on the amount deposited. A CD or Money Market account might pay you more interest on your savings but may also have some string attached.
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