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checking account

a bank deposit against which checks can be drawn by the depositor.
Compare savings account.
1920-25, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • Fraudulent telemarketers have found yet another way to steal your money, this time from your checking account.
  • When does it come into play that the account holder should be responsible for overdrafts on their checking account.
  • It will transfer money from your savings to your checking account if you overdraw.
  • Service charges subject to tax are those which relate to a depositor's checking account.
  • Your checking account number is right after the routing number.
  • Defines proper venue for credit card and checking account fraud.
  • Changes are coming that will make it more important than ever to actively manage your checking account to avoid costly mistakes.
  • By enrolling in this new service, your bill will be paid automatically from your checking account after each billing period.
  • But these services cost a lot more than a checking account.
  • Currently, one checking account is used, for all our clients' funds.
British Dictionary definitions for checking account

checking account

the US name for current account
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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