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Teacher instructions: 1.Print the lesson, 2.Display slides 2 and 3 with Procedure step 1 in the lesson. 3.Display slides 4 through 8 with Procedure step 4. 4.Display slides 9 through 11 with Procedure step 6. 5.Display slide 12 with Procedure step 7. 6.Display slide 13 with Procedure step 8. 7.Display slide 14 with Procedure step 9. This is the blank bank account register. You can use this along with Handout 3.3: Whats the Balance? If you wish to fill in the register as a whole-class activity. 8.Display slide 15 with Procedure step 11. This is the answer key for the bank account register. 9.Display slides 16 and 17 with Procedure steps 12 through 14. 10.Display slide 18 through 20 with Procedure step 15. KaChing!, Lesson 3: Cash the Check and Track the Dough
Checking account - an account held at a bank, credit union or other financial institution in which account owners deposit funds. Account owners have the privilege of writing checks on their accounts and are able to use ATM cards and debit cards to access funds.
Savings account - an account at a bank, credit union or other financial institution in which account owners deposit funds. Account owners are paid interest on the amount deposited in the account. Account owners have the ability to withdraw funds but do not write checks on these accounts. The number of withdrawals in a given period of time may be limited.
Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down? People are able to make deposits to and withdrawals from both savings accounts and checking accounts. Check-cashing services charge minimal fees for cashing checks.
Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down? Usually people are able to cash checks for free or for a much reduced fee (less than a few dollars a month) at the bank where they have a savings or checking account. There are fees or costs associated with checking accounts.
Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down? Savings accounts pay interest on the balance in the account. It isnt legal for companies to require employees to use direct deposit.
Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down? With a checking account, you can write checks to pay for many types of goods and services. There are no fees associated with savings accounts.
Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down? You may use an ATM or debit card with both savings and checking accounts. Banks are a safe place to keep your money.
If you want to keep track of the money in your account, what information do you need? the amount of each deposit the amount of each withdrawal the amount of each check that you write the amount of each purchase you make with a debit card
How could you keep track of the money in your account, i.e., your financial transactions? computer spreadsheet computer program a notebook
Banks provide bank account registers in which account holders are able to record information in order to keep track of their money. When people bank online, they can view an online table that indicates deposits that the bank has received, withdrawals that the bank has recorded, checks that the bank has paid and debit card transactions.
Review What are some advantages of having a checking or savings account? money is safe, your money may earn interest depending on the type of account, low or no fees for cashing checks, record of transactions
Review What is a disadvantage of using check-cashing services? The fees are very high.
Review Why is it important to maintain account records and keep track of bank account balances? to avoid paying fees for overdrafts, to make certain the records are accurate and show the correct balance, to know where your money is going