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It's Your Paycheck Lesson 3

In this lesson, you will participate in an activity to learn about checking accounts, savings accounts and check-cashing services. You will learn the components of a check, and you will organize and enter information into a bank account register in order to determine the balance. You will balance a monthly account statement and discuss the importance of maintaining account records.

When you have finished this lesson you should be able to:

  • Compare checking accounts, savings accounts and check-cashing services.
  • Explain the importance of maintaining records of deposits, withdrawals and payments from bank accounts.
  • Explain the importance of balancing bank accounts.
  • Fill out and balance a bank account register.