It takes us three days to post checks to your account
Just because you deposited a check today doesn’t mean you can start living it up tomorrow. (And why should we hurry? If you bounce a check, we collect around $30.) Surprised? Here are 23 more secrets a financial advisor won’t tell you.
Make sure you have the right loss and theft protection
Stokkete/Shutterstock If you’re using your ATM card for debit transactions, ask your bank what kind of protection it offers if the card is stolen or lost. Thousands of dollars could be pulled from your checking account and, in many cases, you wouldn’t be nearly as protected as you would be with a stolen credit card. Don’t miss these 10 times swiping your debit card puts your money at risk.