Tag: personal check

Have you ever tried to pay for things with a check and the transaction was declined even though you had money in the bank? It might be because a consumer reporting agency gave the retailer negative information about your credit history –...

Write checks at the store? You’ll want to read this.

One of the nation’s largest check authorization services — Certegy Check Services, Inc. — has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle FTC charges that it violated the Fair Credit Reporting...

If an identity thief steals your paper checks, uses the account number from the bottom of your checks, or opens a new account in your name, contact your bank or financial institution as soon as possible and ask them to close your account.

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