Financial institutions like credit unions and banks provide services like checking and savings accounts. If you have decided that a checking or savings account is a good choice for you, this information will help you make informed decisions.
Choosing a place open checking and savings accounts
- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Checklist: Use this checklist for opening a bank or credit union account to make sure you have the required paperwork.
- Minnesota Department of Commerce: These consumer-focused tools and tips will help you make wise financial decisions, avoid scams and protect your personal financial information.
- Beware of Payday Loans: Although the quick cash promised by payday loans may sound attractive, consumers should make sure that they know what costs they are agreeing to pay before signing up for such loans.
Understanding rights, responsibilities and fees