Credit Unions & Banking Establishing both a checking and savings account From BalanceTrack, this section helps inform students about establishing both a checking and savings account. The website touches upon various important considerations students should contemplate when deciding where to open an account. Nine checking accounts for college students This article, by Forbes, highlights nine great checking accounts for college students and provides six other banking tips students should keep in mind. Credit unions From Yahoo! Finance, this article highlights many of the benefits credit unions offer students. Managing your money This website, by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, stresses the importance for students to establish a bank account and provides help for choosing the right account.