Check It Out

How to choose and keep a checking account

Part I:   60-90 Minutes
Part II:  60-90 Minutes

By the end of this course, participants will understand how to use a checking account responsibly. To achieve this objective, the participants will be able to:

  • State the benefits of using a checking account.
  • Determine which checking account is best for you.
  • Identify the steps involved in opening a checking account.
  • Add and withdraw money from a checking account.
  • Reconcile a check register with a bank statement.
  • Identify strategies to avoid overdrawing your account.
  • Explain how debit cards are linked to checking accounts.
  • Recognize how to manage a checking account wisely, with proper debit card use and overdraft programs.

Contact your local branch to set up a Check It Out class for your group, or fill out the form below.  Given the importance of face-to-face interaction for our classes, we offer these classes only in geographic proximity to our Vermont-based branch network.