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Information is great. But taking small steps now can lead to big changes.
  • Today
  • Know your banking history. Take steps to check and correct information that may be in your file, which can remove an obstacle to opening an account.
  • Next Week
  • Get the identification required to open an account at a bank or credit union.
  • Check your credit reports. Be sure to file a dispute if you find incomplete or incorrect information in your reports.
  • During the Next Few Months
  • Open a new account. Make sure you have everything you need to open an account before visiting the bank or credit union.