Checking and saving accounts go together like bacon and eggs, but both are good separately, too. You don't need to have all your accounts at the same bank. In fact, you might benefit from splitting them up.
About one-third of people who switched banks recently or wanted to switch had checking and savings accounts at different banks, according to research by bank analytics firm Novantas. And about 11 percent of bank customers switched banks over the course of a year, based on Accenture's 2016 North America consumer digital banking survey.
Here's why it makes sense to scatter your money.