Before You Write a Check
Find out how exactly how it’s done. We’ve got several resources on writing checks, including a helpful video.
Is Writing Checks Necessary?
You may find that writing checks is a bad idea. Instead of using pen and paper, you may find that life is easier if you take the high tech route instead. You can use a debit card for purchases and use online bill pay services instead of writing checks.
After Writing a Check
After you write a check, it’s essential that you keep track of it. You’ll avoid overdraft expenses, embarrassment, and headaches that come with bounced checks. Enter each check you write into your check register - every time.
Problems With Writing Checks
You know that there are alternatives to writing checks, right? If not, here are some pitfalls of writing checks: