Do you need a checking account in order to get a debit card?

Answer Yes, you need a checking account in order to get a debit card. Unlike credit cards, debit cards draw money directly from your bank account, working much like a written check. The money is then inst... Read More »

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How do I empty a checking account with a debit card?

Withdrawing Funds From ATMGo to an ATM, withdraw the maximum amount from the checking account and repeat this process until a balance of less than $20 remains. Be aware that most debit cards have a... Read More »

How to Add Money to a Debit Card From a Checking Account?

Debit cards look like credit cards, but they act like checks. This means you get all of the conveniences of using a credit card while still maintaining control of your spending since all of the ch... Read More »

Can you have a debit card without a checking account for Bank of America?

The Bank of America debit card is considered a check card, and requires a checking account from which to withdraw funds. An ATM card for other accounts (i.e. savings) is not the same as the Visa-ba... Read More »

What does it mean when a debit has posted to your checking account?

A debit is any kind of transaction (whether it be a debit card transaction, a check or cash withdrawal) that subtracts money from your checking account balance. When a debit has been posted to your... Read More »