As of 2015, the common types of bank accounts include checking and savings accounts as well as investment accounts. Individual financial institutions determine what types of accounts they offer, and there are different t... More » Business & Finance Personal Banking Bank Accounts

Different types of bank checks include cashier's checks, certified checks and personal checks, each of which offers different features and requirements for redemption. Some banks also offer traveler's checks and money or... More »

Services offered by commercial banks include accepting bank deposits, giving business and mortgage loans, and offering basic investment products, like a savings account and certificates of deposit. Most commercial banks ... More »

HSA checking accounts are bank accounts that individuals use to hold the money they invest in their health savings accounts. The accounts operate like regular checking accounts, allowing individuals to use checks or debi... More » Business & Finance Personal Banking Bank Accounts

Individuals who have a negative ChexSystems report can open bank accounts online through banks that accept online applications for new accounts but do not use ChexSystems, explains Rebuild Credit Scores. These banks may ... More » Business & Finance Personal Banking Bank Accounts

According to Bankrate, advantages of a savings account include money liquidity, money safety, and multiple withdrawal options; disadvantages include interest rates that are usually lower than these of CDs and other inves... More »

Many banks offer special account options for minor children, including checking and savings accounts. Investopedia explains that parents need to accompany their children when opening a new account, as many banks prohibit... More »