Checking your accounts: What type of account works for you? 

Checking accounts, money markets, savings accounts? Not sure what account is right for you? View these tips from State Farm® to help you decide.

Articles about checking accounts

It's your money — access it easily with a checking account

This introduction to checking accounts explains some features to seek and avoid.

How to use a checking account

Learn the basics about how to write and cash checks, locate the bank routing number and more.

Articles about saving accounts

How to find the right savings account for you

Match your goals with a savings account to help your money work harder.

Four kinds of savings

It's easy to find reasons to save money, but it's not always easy to get started. We can help! Keep reading…

Build an emergency fund

If you have a rainy day, will you be financially prepared? Consider these points to start an emergency savings fund.

Articles about money markets

What is a money market savings account?

These FAQs give you the benefits, strategies and items to note.

Money market account vs. money market fund: Which is best for you?

Distinguish these two separate entities by learning the differences.

General articles about checking and savings

Take your bank mobile

Mobile banking apps make managing your finances easier. Find out how.

Important bank fees information

Before you get a new debit card, understand all the charges you may face.

Credit card, debit card & ATM security tips to help prevent card fraud

Learn about credit card fraud and how to help protect yourself with common security precautions.

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