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After some initial research, here are all of the initial questions, I have for choosing the next bank.

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1. Research

1.1. Generic Bank Info Questions

1.1.1. Does it matter where the banks is located?

1.1.2. What are some Credit Unions?

1.1.3. What banks do I use now?

1.1.4. What are some local banks?

1.1.5. Does it matter what state I live in?

1.1.6. Does it matter where the business is incorporated?

1.1.7. Are there some major banks I could use?

1.1.8. Are there any online banks that would work?

1.1.9. List of Banks I'm going to research

1.1.9.1. Bank A

1.1.9.2. Bank B

1.1.9.3. Bank C

1.2. What questions do I need to ask?

1.2.1. What are the fees?

1.2.1.1. Is there a fee to set up the account?

1.2.1.2. Is there a monthly service fee?

1.2.1.2.1. Checking?

1.2.1.2.2. Saving?

1.2.1.3. Cash dollar amount deposits per month fee?

1.2.1.4. Check deposits per month fee?

1.2.1.5. The number of change order requests per month and charges?

1.2.1.6. Debit transactions per month fee?

1.2.1.7. Are there any other fees?

1.2.2. What is the opening balance requirement?

1.2.3. Is there a minimum amount of money that must be in the account?

1.2.3.1. Yes

1.2.3.1.1. What is the minimum?

1.2.3.1.2. Is there a penalty for going below the minimum amount?

1.2.3.2. No

1.2.4. Debit card available?

1.2.5. Do they offer credit cards?

1.2.5.1. What are the rates?

1.2.5.2. Is there a yearly fee for the card?

1.2.5.3. What would be the balance?

1.2.6. Do they provide business loans?

1.2.6.1. Yes

1.2.6.1.1. Do they offer SBA loans?

1.2.6.1.2. Regular loans

1.2.7. What Tools do they have to help me?

1.2.7.1. Can I do mobile deposits?

1.2.7.2. Automatic Download to QuickBooks?

1.2.8. What other services do they offer?

1.2.8.1. Do they offer merchant accounts?

1.2.8.2. Payroll Services?

1.2.8.3. Invoicing?

1.2.8.4. Enhanced Security on Retail Services?

1.2.8.5. Treasury Services?

1.2.8.6. Online Tax Payments?

1.2.9. How long does it take to set it up?

1.3. What questions will they ask?

1.3.1. What paperwork do I need to set up the account?

1.3.1.1. Articles of Incorporation?

1.3.1.2. Fictitious name affidavit

1.3.1.3. Partnership agreement

1.3.1.4. Articles of organization

1.3.1.5. IRS Non-Profit Verification

1.3.1.6. Trade Name Registration (Georgia)

1.3.1.7. Bylaws, Charter, Board Meeting Minutes

1.3.1.8. License to Operate

1.3.2. How many deposits will I make each month?

1.3.3. How many checks will I write?

2. Goals

2.1. Find a bank for a small business

2.2. Want it to be free!

2.3. Want to do mobile deposits