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To open a checking account at a bank, a person should determine whether a business or checking account is appropriate and then visit a local branch or set up the account online. It is important to evaluate all offers at ... More »

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To open a bank account, select an institution and a type of account to open, says About.com. Once an account has been chosen, provide information such as name, birth date and social security number. Agree to the terms th... More »

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To open a bank account, bring a Social Security card, identification card, a driver's license and a passport if applicable, according to Commerce Bank. Other documents that are accepted include an ID from a foreign count... More »

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Individuals can open a checking account with Regions Bank online at the bank's website, by phone or in-person at a local branch, states Regions Bank. The checking account application requires the individual's name, drive... More »

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Similar to cashing regular checks, a person can cash bank drafts, which are checks issued by a bank, by depositing it into an account. The issuing bank guarantees the availability of funds. More »

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To open a personal bank account, talk with an associate in person at a bank or credit union, or apply to open an account online. According to Bank of America, applicants should have their social security number, current ... More »

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Banking customers may inquire about account balances at an ATM, online, in person or on the phone, according to wikiHow. Some banks also offer apps for mobile banking. Bank tellers and ATM machines may provide printed pr... More »

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