Student checking accounts don't all make the grade
By Peter Andrew
Student checking accounts in ancient history
As a student, I had a novel approach to the management of my personal finances. Let's call it the Ostrich Strategy because it mainly involved burying my head in the sand. Each semester various bank statements and (I assumed) increasingly threatening letters arrived from my bank, and these were carefully filed--invariably unopened--in a box under my bed. Twice a year, they were ceremoniously transferred from the box, the envelopes still sealed, into the nearest trash can.