Many of us begin our financial journey with an account linked to our parent or guardian’s checking account so that they can teach us lessons and keep an eye on our spending. But sooner or later, the time comes for everyone to step out on their own and start their personal financial journey. While this is an exciting and empowering moment, it can also be daunting – there’s a lot to know, a lot to learn, and many potential pitfalls along the way. Don’t worry, USALLIANCE is here to help! This guide to banking on your own will give you some great tips and advice to build a strong foundation for financial independence.