Basic Guides for Checking

Tips for Reconciling Your Bank Account

By Karen Lawson | Money Rates Columnist |

Reconciling your checking or savings account doesn't have to be a nightmare. Follow these simple steps to find out if your account is in balance.

Avoiding Checking Account Fees

By Andrew Freiburghouse | Money Rates Columnist |

Here are some of the most common checking account fees, along with suggestions on how to avoid them.

Calculating Interest on a Checking Account

By Andrew Freiburghouse | Money Rates Columnist |

If you want to know where every dollar in your finances comes from, it's important to understand how to calculate checking account interest.

How to Manage a Checking Account

By Andrew Freiburghouse | Money Rates Columnist |

While technology can help today, there is still no substitute for diligence when it comes to managing your checking account.

Different Kinds of Checking Accounts

By Andrew Freiburghouse | Money Rates Columnist |

Looking for a new checking account? It may be helpful to know what options exist before you start shopping.