Choosing a Bank in the US
June 26th, 2013 by Jonathan Frankel

standing in line at a bank AA000086Though everyday purchases like groceries and gasoline are still accessible to cash-carrying consumer, nowadays there are many things which cannot even be paid for in cash. As a result, a bank account which allows consumers to pay for services like electricity, rent, and tuition with a check or check card is becoming increasingly necessary for domestic and international students alike.

While many students, regardless of their background, have already faced this problem by the time they start college, the same solutions that international students used in their home country may not work in the US. As a result, international students should plan to set up a bank account soon after they arrive in the US. Read the rest of this entry »


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