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With PNC Virtual Wallet Student, receive one incoming wire transfer per statement period at no charge.
While in the United States, you will need to manage your finances, and a bank checking account helps you do that. So, you should open one as soon as you arrive. A checking account in the U.S. enables you to have a place where you can deposit money that you receive - like financial aid awards, and money from home - which may be paid to you by check or deposited directly into your checking account. It also enables you to spend money by writing checks, using a check card, or going online to pay bills or to make purchases. A checking account will provide you with an accurate, monthly record of your finances - what was deposited and what was spent or withdrawn. Plus, it is safer than carrying cash and more efficient than purchasing money orders.
You will receive your debit card within 10 days of opening your account. You will need your PIN to use it at ATMs. Make sure you follow the instructions on the card to activate your Check Card so you can use it immediately.
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With PNC Virtual Wallet Student you’ll receive one incoming wire transfer per statement period at no charge.
If someone is wiring you money from outside the U.S. the bank sending the money will need the following
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