Whether you talk to your kids about money for a few minutes at the kitchen table or when you have a few coins and dollars out for specific purposes, these are opportunities for kids to become familiar with money.
Of all the places you keep your money, your checking account is the foundation. It's the one of the most popular financial products in the country, used by roughly 200 million Americans, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
The average customer has more to lose than to gain from the high-stakes world of bank investing. That's why rules to separate such speculative activity from traditional banking operations would benefit customers who depend on bread-and-butter products like checking and savings accounts.