Not all check cashing services work the same or charge the same fees. Understand how the process works before you get taken to the cleaners.
Line by line instructions for proper check wrting format as well as important safety tips to consider.
How to fill out a deposit slip in four easy steps.
Discover where to find a bank transit routing number on a check, where it originated, and how a BTN is used.
Learn how to sign over a check, the laws regarding third party checks, and current scams involving endorsed checks.
How to get a certified check, how the institution guarantees it, and counterfeit certified check scams.
Discover how long to keep canceled checks, the IRS period of limitations, and supporting documentation.
Understanding how to endorse a check can seem a simple action, and most times, it is. However, in certain circumstances extra care and attention must be given.
Discover how to write the dollar amounts on checks with the correct entry formatting.
Cashing a business check is very similar to cashing a payroll or a personal check. There can be a few differences, however.
How to deposit a check instructions including check elements, deposit slip entries and safety tips.
How long a check is good for depends on several factors including where you are cashing it and type of check.
Knowing how to read a check heightens check cashing safety and helps avoid costly mistakes. Because it's a simple process, many don't fully read the entries, overlooking errors and omissions.
Discover how to wire someone money, requirements, and cautions.
A stop payment on a check usually lasts for 14 days when directed orally and 6 months when directed in writing. It can be reinstated following that period.
Your ability to stop an electronic payment is limited to one type of transaction. Learn what your options are for the others.