The Great Balancing Act
In This Chapter
✧ Deciding whether you need a checking account
✧ Understanding different types of checking accounts
✧ Determining your banking needs
✧ Choosing the account that makes sense for you
✧ Keeping track of your checking account
Now that you’ve learned about saving and spending money, it’s time to consider how you’ll keep track of what you have. When you were a little kid it was easy to keep track of your money. You probably kept it in a bank in your room and took out what you needed when you wanted to buy something. Now that you (presumably) have more money than you used to it doesn’t make sense to keep ...