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Basic Guides for Checking

Steps for checking account reconciliation - money-rates.com

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.

Expert advice to avoid checking account fees - money-rates.com

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.

Most reliable ways 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.

Choose the right kind of checking account for your needs

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.