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How many bank accounts should you have?

At a minimum, you should have two bank accounts: one for daily expenses and one for savings. But depending on your lifestyle, you could benefit from more than that. Multiple accounts will help you to reach various savings goals, separate your bills from nonessential purchases, and more.

Yes, You Still Need to Know How to Fill Out a Check

Filling out a check is pretty straightforward, so don’t worry if you’re not sure where to start. You’ll just need to note the date, payee, and amount (in two spots!), and don’t forget to sign it. Here’s how to make sure it’s all done correctly.