There are several good reasons for having a bank checking account:
- A checking account can help you manage your money and keep it safe.
- You don’t have to carry large amounts of cash around.
- Most businesses accept checks if you have a state ID or driver’s license.
- You can usually acquire a debit card, which can be used like a credit card for buying things online or making online payments, paying at the pump for gas, etc.
- Canceled checks are