Tired of paying fees for using your debit card or withdrawing money from the ATM? I am, and I switched my checking account. In the process of switching, I learned few valuable lessons that might help you.
If you intend to switch, start the process soon. You should not be paying any fee to your bank – by keeping the money in the bank, you are entitling it to loan your money and earn interest. A bank should not ask customers to pay for basic services. There are various banks that offer interest on your checking account balance.
Changing your longtime checking account is by no means a small deal or a 15-minute job, as various other people suggest (including one of my blogging idols). If you are dissatisfied with your bank and want to switch, you might want to follow the steps below.