Articles about Banking 101
Curious what a bank statement is and why you would need to review it? Learn from the WaFd Bank team what a bank statement is and the top reasons it's important.
Find out how to endorse a check. WaFd Bank walks you through each step of finding the endorsement area to how to sign a check so you can deposit or cash your check.
Explore the steps needed to set up Direct Deposit, the fastest, safest, and most convenient way to deposit funds into your WaFd Bank account automatically.
Frustrated that you can't open a bank account? Learn why this happened and what you can do to open an account like a Fresh Start account at WaFd Bank.
Read on to learn the difference between money orders and cashier's checks, as well as how and when to use them.
Read on to find out why a high yield money market account or cd are great options to grow your savings and make your money work for you.
Learn tips on how to deal with economic uncertainties in the months ahead.
Find out the top five things to consider when choosing a bank that's right for you. Read the following steps to help you make your next banking choice.
Find out how to open a bank account including what you need to open a bank account online, types of banks accounts, and minimum deposit required.
You chose your new home with care. It's important to take the same care to find an experienced and knowledgeable loan officer. Follow these tips from WaFd Bank.
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