Checking Accounts and Debit Cards

By: McKinley Charles

Why should I get a debit card?

  • it makes transactions easier without the stress.
  • you have your personal PIN so nobody can use it
  • electronically connected to your bank account
  • convenient

What could go wrong with my debit card?

  • you could lose track of balance if you don't maintain it
  • could potentially lead to fraud
  • if lost, you have to go through the hassle of trying to cancel the card

Some cool debit card designs:

Why choose a Checking Account?

Pros and cons:

Pros:
  • Easy access to funds
  • convenient
  • reduces the amount of cash to carry
  • keeps record of spendings
Cons:
  • service fees may apply
  • easily accessible to other people