Chapter 14
ATMs and Debit Cards
In This Chapter
✧ Why banks love ATMs
✧ Understanding ATMs and debit cards
✧ Finding the best ATM
✧ Saving money on ATM fees
✧ Watching for potential pitfalls
Was there really life before automated teller machines (ATMs)? I mean, can you imagine having to actually walk into a bank, write out a withdrawal slip, wait in line, and hand the slip to a teller just to get a few dollars from your checking account?
It probably was before your lifetime, but yes, there was life before ATMs, and it was much as I just described. If you needed money, you could go to the bank and make a withdrawal from an account you had there. ...

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