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Many people find it a bit difficult to open a checking or savings account because they are unaware of services and the process of opening a bank account. Banks in recent decades have become more commercial and accessible than ever to open a bank account does not take much. Most of these conditions apply in all countries but this example is specific to the United States. Here is a list of the most common.
A banking institution is essential to manage your money efficiently. A bank can help you save your money and monitor your transactions more easily. With technological advances in this industry is even possible to see the updated balance of your account via your mobile phone and make transactions over the Internet. A bank account will also offer greater security in your savings and make your purchases.
The initial deposit.
Previously the client had to make a substantial deposit in order to have a bank account, for example $ 250, but now there are banks in which only need $ 1 to open an account. Check out the commercial banks in your city to see how much is the minimum initial deposit.
Proof of identity
This requirement is universal. You have to prove to the institution you are who you claim. Most banks require that you show them a government issued identification (ID, Cedula, Passport, National ID, etc.). They also need proof of address to you as a customer.
Your number of taxpayers.
In the U.S. you have to submit to the bank your SSN (Social Security Number) as proof of identity. For people who have no social security number (undocumented) you can take the card taxpayer identification (ITIN), not all banks accept the ITIN.
Account for your children.
Many parents open bank accounts for their children. If you want to do this for the student fund their children, or to make a gift when they reach adulthood note that this account only allows you to deposit money and do not remove it. To open a bank account for a child usually needs only a birth certificate and ready.
These are things you learn from the bank before you decide whether to open an account there.
* How much is the monthly charge for the account (if any)
* The minimum amount you should have.
* The number of transactions you can make in a month.
* The availability of a debit card.
* The receipt of automated teller machines (ATM, ATM)
* The price of the overdraft fee.
* Instructions on how to enter the online banking.