Banks & Financial Institutions

Most people use a bank or some kind of financial institution to keep track of or store or invest their money. Banks play a part in our every day lives but with all the different types of accounts it can be confusing. Start learning and teaching here.

Banks are companies that want you to let them keep your money safe for you. – Money Munchkids definition

All About Kids Bank Accounts: Savings Accounts

It is never too early to start talking to your children about the importance of saving. You can help your child take their first steps to developing financial understanding by opening a bank account. This article will introduce 4 banks with savings accounts for anyone.

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When you’re a kid, it’s always a great feeling to take important first steps, and in the financial world, one of those steps is your first bank account. A kid’s first bank account is an important step in helping kids understand financial responsibility. 

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What are Checking Accounts?

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A checking account is a deposit account held at a financial institution that allows withdrawals and deposits. These accounts are very liquid and can be accessed using checks, automated teller machines and electronic debits, among other methods.

What Is a CD (Certificate of Deposit)?

What Is a CD?

A CD, or certificate of deposit, is a savings account that has a fixed interest rate and fixed date of withdrawal, known as the maturity date. There isn’t much risk involved in opening a CD; they are issued by banks and insured by the FDIC up to $250,000 per depositor. CDs also typically don’t have monthly fees.

Types of bank accounts

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Bank accounts allow you to save and easily keep track of your money. If you’re interested in opening an account, however, you’ll have to decide among several different kinds. Here is a look at different types of bank accounts to help you choose the one that best fits your needs and circumstances.

Joint Bank Accounts: How They Work

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A joint account is a type of bank account that allows more than one person to own and manage it. There is no restriction regarding who can be an owner, which can include spouses, friends and business partners, among others. Everyone named on the account has equal access to funds, regardless of who deposited the money.


Where Do We Keep Money?: How Banks Work

Have you ever put money into a bank account? Or withdrawn money to buy a video game? Then you’ve used a bank! Banks are businesses where people keep their money. Banks help us save and spend wisely. So how do banks work? What kinds of bank accounts do people have? Read this book to find out!

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Keep track of you accounts with our handy compact book.

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