4 Reasons to open a checking account
Makes it easier to get paid
Most employers offer, if not prefer, paying via direct deposit.
Once set up, it remains in place until you change accounts or change employers.
Pairs well with a savings account
Checking balance changes regularly. That’s your cashflow.
Make sure you never run out by linking checking with savings.
Cost to maintain account can be minimal
You can find a checking account that caters to your individual spending needs.
Reward accounts can offset or eliminate usage fees.
Primary source of money movement
Most of your bills and purchases are funded from this account.
Debit cards and autopay simplify everyday payments.