Senior Checking Accounts: Are They Worth It?

Senior Checking Accounts: Are They Worth It?

Banks offer special accounts for specific populations. Consumers should evaluate their options carefully before choosing their account type.

As Americans open checking accounts across the country, many are often offered special products that banks market exclusively to seniors. In this series of fact sheets, Pew looks at whether students and seniors actually receive a better deal with these special accounts, or whether they would be better off forgoing those products and choosing basic checking.

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How does broadband internet reach our homes, phones, and tablets? What kind of infrastructure connects us all together? What are the major barriers to broadband access for American communities?

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What Is Antibiotic Resistance—and How Can We Fight It?

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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria, also known as “superbugs,” are a major threat to modern medicine. But how does resistance work, and what can we do to slow the spread? Read personal stories, expert accounts, and more for the answers to those questions in our four-week email series: Slowing Superbugs.