This section is intended to combat against anyone misreading the numbers and accidentally taking the wrong amount of money out of your bank account. This is not used when setting up wire transfers or direct digital links to your bank account.
This allows them to find the right account to draw money from. Write out the dollar amount in words and then use a fraction to represent cents. Did you know how to write a check with cents before reading this?
If you think someone you know could get help from this post please pass it along to a friend or bookmark it for future use. Be sure to put a full name there, rather than nickname.
If you do sign a blank check and someone finds it they can write out a check to themselves for the whole balance of your bank account.
If you are writing it out to a business, write out whatever the business has asked you to fill in. This field should be used to determine the value of the check if there is a discrepancy between the numbers amount and the words amount.
Write in your account number. After all, a check without a signature is completely useless!
Check out our easy step-by-step check writing tutorial below. Follow the instructions that follow each image to learn how to write a check with cents. Sign your name on the line?