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Savings accounts are common, but not nearly as common as checking accounts. This post asks the question: What's the difference? But then it answers the more important question: Why do you need one? (Because you do.)
If you don't have holiday savings in place yet, it's not too late. Learn what steps you can take to fund the holidays even if you're a little behind on saving.
Debit cards are a common feature on checking accounts but not on savings accounts. Can you get a debit card on a savings account? Learn about debit and ATM cards - but the bigger question is: Should you want one?
What's the difference between monthly compounding and daily compounding for your savings accounts - and does it matter? How can you decipher what banks offer on their savings products?
Do fed-rate cuts mean your savings will earn less interest? While rates generally may be falling, chances are you could take this opportunity to raise your rates.
Can you have too much money in a savings account? It might seem like a nice problem to have, but bank rate tiers and FDIC insurance limits may mean you should avoid keeping too much in any one account or at any one bank.
Should you have to pay just to access money in your savings account? Banks charge fees for certain transfers, but these fees can be easily avoided if you know how.
What is the best savings account for your child? It's the same type of account you would want for yourself. Learn how to teach your child about saving and choosing a good savings account.
Is access to your money in the bank limited? Find out about how federal laws affect cash withdrawals from bank accounts.
Thinking of taking money out of your 401(k) early? Make sure you understand the costs involved and some other possible alternatives.