Welcome to CheckWi$e – a checking account educational program available in self-study textbook format or on-line, providing virtual service 24 hours/7 days a week.

A checking account is much more than a way to pay for goods and services. Checking accounts are essential financial building blocks and great tools to help you manage your money. They can help you achieve financial stability and get more of the things you want. What’s more, checking accounts make conducting financial business safer, more convenient, and can offer you cost savings.

CheckWi$e is a comprehensive guide to managing a checkbook, starting with the basics of choosing a financial institution and selecting an account that meets your needs. It covers basic topics such as learning how to write checks, using on-line bill pay, reconciling your account, and offers other tips and tools to help you manage your account. To be successful with your finances, you need to handle your checking account responsibly. CheckWi$e can help you learn how.







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