Start Saving

Dave helps his uncle Pete with some painting; and when he receives a cheque for the work, he's told he needs to open a bank account. He chooses a savings account because he wants to save up for small things, like a private jet. This short film includes:

  • Why do I need a bank account as opposed to keeping cash?
  • What are the benefits of opening a savings account?
  • What do I need to do to open a savings account?
  • What is 'interest'?
  • What does it cost me to open an account (understanding bank charges)?