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Subject:  Re: Credit Card for College Freshman Date:  5/30/2007  4:28 PM
Author:  llamalluv Number:  253809 of 310986

The whole deal is this: he need some money for day to day expenses. Is there another way to do this that makes more sense?

How about a checking account with a debit/check card and online banking access?

Preferably a national one (or state-wide if you are in IL, as well) so you can make deposits and he can make deposits.

The college (University of Illinois, Champaing-Urbana) has even sent some info about TCF bank located on the campus.

Good school. My SIL got her Master's there.
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