Opening Your First Checking Account? Should You Go With A Bank Or Credit Union?
If you're looking forward to opening your first checking account, you may be nearly overwhelmed by the different options available. Gone are the days when you'd simply walk into your local bank branch and ask them about their offerings—today, many do their banking without ever setting foot in a physical bank. With online banks, storefront banks, and credit unions, there are options to fit everyone's needs. But is a bank or a credit union right for you?