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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

It's Your Money - Access it Easily with a Checking Account

Checking accounts can be the best way to keep your money accessible. They also offer options to access your funds via an ATM or debit card.

How to Use a Checking Account

How to Use a Checking Account

Whether it's your first time or you need a refresher, learn about how to use a checking account including writing and depositing a check.

Articles about saving accounts

Savings Account Types and Their Differences

Savings Account Types and Their Differences

How to find the types of savings accounts to help you meet your financial goals.

Four Kinds of Savings

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

Build an Emergency Fund

Having extra cash in an emergency fund comes in handy when life throws you something unexpected.

Articles about money markets

What is a Money Market Savings Account?

What is a Money Market Savings Account?

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

Money Market Deposit Accounts vs. Money Market Funds

Money Market Deposit Accounts vs. Money Market Funds

Distinguish these two separate entities by learning the differences between them.

General articles about checking and savings

Take Your Bank Mobile

Take Your Bank Mobile

Mobile banking apps can help with online payments, mobile bank deposits and more. Learn how to maximize the available features, save time and manage your finances when you bank mobile.

Important bank fees information

Important bank fees information

Before you get a new debit card, understand all the charges you may face.Before you get a new debit card, understand all the charges you may face. Banks may charge fees for transactions, inactivity and statements.

Credit Card, Debit Card & ATM Security

Credit Card, Debit Card & ATM Security

Do you know enough about credit card, debit card and ATM security? Here are a few tips to protect you from debit card fraud, credit card fraud and more.

The information in this article was obtained from various sources not associated with State Farm®. While we believe it to be reliable and accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of the information. These suggestions are not a complete list of every loss control measure. The information is not intended to replace manuals or instructions provided by the manufacturer or the advice of a qualified professional. Nor is it intended to effect coverage under our policy. State Farm makes no guarantees of results from use of this information.