Banking Made Brighter
This week, you can
• Learn how to find the right bank to suit your financial needs
• Get tips on smart banking
• Decide whether a CD, money-market, or savings account is for you
• Understand the protection offered by the FDIC
IN THE 1946 CLASSIC It’s a Wonderful Life, George Bailey (played by James Stewart) is a small-town banker with a big heart. Today, you have many options for your banking services. You can go to a bank in your own town, hoping to find a George Bailey, or you can use an out-of-town bank, perhaps a conglomerate. You can also choose an Internet bank for some of your banking needs, such as checking, savings, and CDs. And many large “financial supermarkets,” such as Fidelity and Charles Schwab, also ...