Posts Tagged ‘checking accounts’

The basic fundamentals of balancing a checkbook include: Find out which transactions have cleared In order to balance your account, you’ll need to figure out the status of all pending transactions, as not all payments will clear right away. Carefully read your statement line by line and mark which transactions are still pending, and which […]

These days, consumers no longer find it necessary to balance checkbooks, because they do most (or all) of their banking online. However, it can still be very helpful to keep physical records of all your transactions. Balancing your checkbook is also necessary to keep track of checks you might have written that haven’t cleared yet, […]

Knowing which items don’t show up on your credit report can help to give you a better understanding on which types of financial activities will influence your credit score. While there is plenty of activity that will show up on your credit report and affect your score, there are a lot of things that won’t. […]