- Open a Bank Account To keep your money safe, you should open a bank account (checking or savings)
Search different bank branches in the area to find “Free Student Accounts” OR sign-up with any of the banks who will attend the OBX ISOP student orientations at the YMCA .
- DO NOT keep large sums of cash on your person or at your apartment
- If you receive a debit card when opening a bank acct., DO NOT give your PIN (personal identification number) to anyone, and keep your card in a safe place with you at all times!
- Be aware of any charges to your “Free Student Account” if have your phone bill deducted automatically from your account. (Or any other payment)
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