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Do you have more than one bank account?

We have 2 with the same bank, now my husband has opened a third with a different bank...this seems to complicate things..

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:04 PM on Feb. 24, 2009 in Money & Work

Answers (11)
  • We have 3 accounts. One bank.
    outstandingLove

    Answer by outstandingLove at 8:05 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • we have only one together
    charrenee

    Answer by charrenee at 8:08 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • we have serveral accounts with different banks. for some odd reason I have always felt safer that way.
    mamakirs

    Answer by mamakirs at 8:11 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • yup i got 2 savings and two checking and each of my kids got savings acounts they are only 1 and 2
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:44 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • Nope, we go to a credit union and ONLY have a savings account ..we do this on purpose so we do not overdraft. We have raked up overdraft charges on two different banks over the years...one, we owe $900 and the other is $1200.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:26 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • Yeah I have 3 checking accounts... 2 at one bank (one personal and on business account) and another at another bank. Then I have 3 savings (one is my sons) and I have money market account. LOL... Yeah thats alot. But I have different accounts for my budget and limits me what I can spend each month. I have a HUGE shopping addiction .. and this helps me control it.
    Lisse_2006

    Answer by Lisse_2006 at 9:38 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • Yes we sure do, we have four. Each for a different business.
    lapcounter

    Answer by lapcounter at 10:07 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • Yes we do.
    SylviaNCali

    Answer by SylviaNCali at 10:29 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • We have 3 savings accounts and 6 checking accounts. Odd, but it works for us.
    kaycee14

    Answer by kaycee14 at 11:21 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • We each have 3 accounts, a money market, a savings and a checking. Our credit union starts out by giving you a savings account, you can then add additional accounts through their online services. We each have three because we keep our finances mainly separate. My partner and I both have jobs, I give him half my income to pay bills and the other half is mine to save or send on groceries and stuff. This works well for us because we have disagreements on where the money should go (I am a saver, he is a spender). I don't understand having money in different banks unless you can get a really great rate at one or the other. But we have a credit union, so we generally have the best rates.
    dhsredhead

    Answer by dhsredhead at 12:40 AM on Feb. 25, 2009

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