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Financial Institutions and You

Millions of Americans get their first experience with a financial institution through a simple savings account. Eventually, they open other types of accounts at the same institution because it is convenient or familiar or it's where other members of their family do business. Deciding where to house something as valuable as your money is not a decision that should be left to someone or something else. Instead, choosing a home for your money should be a well-informed, personal decision that makes you confident your money is working for you. Don't make that decision quickly and don't make it before you read these.
  • A Lottery You Can’t Lose: Prize-linked Savings Accounts

  • Savings Accounts

    Savings accounts are safe, convenient, and make your money easily available. Is a savings account right for you?

  • Keeping an Eye on the U.S. Dollar

    Listening to the experts talk about inflation and the Consumer Price Index can become bewildering when you don't understand how these economic indicators affect you. Here's a quick primer to prepare you for the financial report on tonight's news.

  • Checking Out Checking Accounts

    Are you familiar with the different features of checking accounts? There are many factors to consider when selecting the type of checking account that's best for you.

  • Selecting a Financial Institution

    Selecting the right financial institution means making sure all of your banking needs are met. There are many considerations to evaluate.

  • What is a Bank?

    While the question may seem elementary, the answer can be quite complex. Understanding what banking is all about will help you make better financial decisions.

  • Credit Unions Explained

    Is a credit union right for you? Compare credit union services to traditional bank services and you decide whether a credit union meets your needs.

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