A savings account is a grown-up version of a kid's piggy bank
A certificate of deposit may be your best way to get the highest interest on your savings.
Checking Accounts A checking account stores your money. What you want in a parking spot is similar to a checking account.
Money Market Accounts
A money market account is a kind of savings account that may appeal to some savers.
No tellers, no branch managers, no drive-thrus - online banks exist without brick-and-mortar sites that you can visit.
In a lot of ways, a credit union is just like a bank - credit unions offer the same kind of accounts and services.
Part of what you learn as a college student may be how to handle your money.
Our guide to student accounts tells you what to look for when you choose a bank for your college years.