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5 Basic Banking Lessons to Teach Your Teen

David A. Dedman | Posted 05.20.2015 | Money
David A. Dedman

I'm surprised at just how little teens know about basic banking these days. I recently opened a checking account for my 18-year-old at our credit union. It was a real eye-opener. Here's what I'll go over with my teenager about basic banking.

The Importance of a Savings Account

Kevin Yu | Posted 04.30.2012 | Money
Kevin Yu

Too many people underestimate the importance of having a savings account. So why doesn't everyone have an emergency savings fund? The answer is simple: They spend more money than they earn and have trouble living below their means.