Banks and Banking - Fill in the correct word

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A bank is a place that works with money. If you want to save your money you can it in a bank and get for it. If you want to buy a house or a new car a bank offers you a that you can pay back within months or years. Banks also give businesses the money they need to grow and expand.

Today's banks offer their customers a large range of . They operate ATMs where you can money, even if the bank is closed. A credit card is a piece of plastic that allows you to buy things all over the world. Most banks give you on how to get the most out of your savings. They deal with and bonds, some of them even offer policies.

There are different types of banks. banks are among the most important. Everyone can open an account or borrow money from them. Investment banks normally do not work with money from . They help organizations and large businesses money on the international markets.

Central banks control the of money in a certain area. The European Central Bank in Frankfurt is for the value of the Euro, the Federal bank controls circulation and the value of the US dollar.

banks help Third World countries not only with loans but also send workers and give them technical help.