Questions tagged [bank-account]

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Opening a new UK bank account as a european worker [closed]

I will probably start to work in the UK soon (a couple of months) and I was starting to look for bank account to open. I have a couple of bank accounts in Italy and I will probably keep them, but I ...
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Wiill banks refuse my application for a current account if I don't pay a salary in?

I want to apply for a second current account to put funds into and also for some perks that they have (I don't want any interest due to religious reasons). But my salary will not be going into this ...
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What's the point of filing the FBAR in addition to one's US tax returns, which include Form 8938 (“Statement of Specified Foreign Financial Assets”)?

What's the point of filing the FBAR (FinCEN form 114) in addition to one's US tax returns, which include Form 8938 ("Statement of Specified Foreign Financial Assets")? FBAR seems to contain ...
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Will I get in trouble for sending money to an account specified by my sugar daddy? [duplicate]

I met a guy on an app and we talked for about a couple of weeks. Then, he asked if he could help me with my bills and I said yes. However, he wanted information on my bank account, so I gave him my ...
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Can I withdraw EDD funds without the account number?

I have money issued from the Employment Development Department (EDD), but I don't have the Bank of America EDD Debit Card yet. Can I use my ID to go into the bank and withdraw money even if I don't ...
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Is there a convention about how to make it easy or accessible for customers transfer money to an overseas bank account by email?

I don't reside in Israel and I don't have a business associated with the Israeli tax authorities but I have an online business aimed primarily to Hebrew speakers which the vast majority of them reside ...
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Possible customer wants me to handle payment to another contractor. Is this a scam or not?

I'm going to do some possible contract work in my field and I've had an offer for some work I found through a reputable venue. However, that venue doesn't handle payments or anything like that. I seem ...
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Landlord wants etransfer and claims he did not receive cheque in the mail

I want to stop a rent cheque that i mailed to my landlord 13 days ago and he claims he did not receive it and that I must send him an etransfer immediately now? How long does the process take when I ...
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Can I keep a German Bank account as non-resident

Last year (2019) I(non-european) did an exchange in Aachen, Germany (for 1 year) and had to open a bank account in Germany. I left it open on purpose when I left (around October) because I had an ...
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Should I tell my broker representative my bank routing and account number?

I am trying to add my bank account to my brokerage account via their web interface. It is not working because I have a non-traditional phone number as my contact number, and the webpage refuses to ...
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Is it possible to steal money from an account/card by knowing only the card number and PIN?

I have an ATM card, it is a local bank issued card without any international payment service like Visa, MasterCard or such. If someone knows only the 16 numbers on the card and the PIN (and also ...
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Why would a major bank not accept opening new accounts during the Covid-19 pandemic?

I'm in the United Kingdom and asked HSBC about opening a joint bank account with my partner as we're in the process of purchasing a house and wanted one for mortgage payments and household bills. We ...
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Can paypal transfer to bank?

When you purchase an item through PayPal that is linked to your bank account when PayPal received a refund does the refund automatically transfer from your PayPal account into your linked bank account?...
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Investment (long-term) plan for an expat [closed]

I want to open an ISA in the UK with Vanguard, however I'm not thinking in staying in this country for the long term (maximum another two/two-and-a-half years). This makes me thing that probably it's ...
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Advice to help a friend out with her finances [duplicate]

A lady friend overseas at the moment, got robbed the other day. And asked for my acct info to make deposits into my acct and me withdraw them out and moneygram them back to her...is it safe?
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GnuCash Transaction Import Assistant - Loading Bank Statements

Confused about setting up GnuCash file using the Transaction Import Assistant to load Bank Statements. Is there a GnuCash quickstart tutorial to cover this? Expecting to load the statements and the ...
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Is there any way for a non-US person to get a US-based bank account? [duplicate]

I live in the EU. After signing up with various brokers across the pond, I noticed that some have decent low-cost deposit/ withdrawal fees, while others' are abnormally high. For instance, ...
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I shared my bank account number and my name, can they drain my account?

I shared my bank account number and my name with my gmail info with an online trading company. Do I need to worry? Can they drain my bank account?
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How is Deutsche Bank's vermögung service ROBIN?

I have been searching for different possibilities to invest in the markets for long term holding and trading. I do not intend to do leverage based trading and working with leveraged ETF's is not in my ...
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Need to open / operate a NZD (New Zealand Dollar) account as a non-resident (from Australia) [closed]

I'm resident in Australia, and do a large number of small transactions with New Zealand customers. Currently I charge in AUD via PayPal, but some customers send me direct AUD bank transfers (which ...
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What to do if a bank refuses to close my account?

I have opened a bank account in Ireland. I recently moved to another country and I wanted to transfer the funds to a new bank in the new country and close the Irish bank account. I don't have any ...
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What does Turbotax mean by “This account did not have income, deductions, or credits associated with it in [year]”?

I use Turbotax to prepare my taxes in the United States. When declaring foreign financial account, Turbotax asks: What does Turbotax mean by "This account did not have income, deductions, or ...
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Scammer gave me their banking info. What can go wrong? [duplicate]

I see would-be scammers all over the place trying to get my personal info. You know, they want to be generous and pay off my debt or be my sugar momma. They're all so terribly obvious. But a would-be ...
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french citizen living and paying tax in Germany : taxes applied to owned French bank accounts?

I am french citizen, but living and working in Germany. I pay taxes in Germany. I have with a French bank a "livret development durable" ("sustainable development bank account") on which interests are ...
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Can I cash a share account at a Federal Credit Union?

What is a share account? I keep getting a note every quarter from a FCU that names a quantity of shares, not dollars. What does this mean, and can I cash these shares? If yes, what do I need to do and ...
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Transferring money from HSBC UK to TD Bank in Canada

Lets say I want to transfer money to Canada from UK. HSBC-UK asks me to to enter the following information Payee account number Payments Canada Routing number Bank Name Now the question : Should "...
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How to obtain info about really old bank account

I recently bought a very old book in an antique book store. The book was printed before 1850 (I don’t want to reveal the exact year). I found on the internet that the same book sold for 10 times ...
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Involuntary Account Closure due to Suspicious Activity (AKA BTC transactions)…When will I receive the funds from account closure?

I've been banking with U.S. Bank for about a year and a half. Around the beginning of January, I noticed some strange activity as it pertained to my U.S. Bank checking account. I often utilize Zelle ...
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Is there a fee to be paid to reactivate a bank account of an American citizen?

I'm a South African and was listed as beneficiary of a fund from an American citizen. I've received correspondence that the account which the fund was paid into has been inactive for a very long time ...
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how can I travel to to open a US bank account as an EU tourist?

Am a German citizen and I would like to open a checking account in USA, no matter which bank, important is the fact that I can have a Zelle service and that I actually can handle to manage the account ...
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Open Money Transfer card in my name for family member's debt

My sister and brother in law have a single joint bank account with an arranged overdraft of £3,000 and they are, for all intents and purposes, maxed out on it. This means they are incurring charges of ...
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Purchase/money/allowance management for teenagers

I have two kids older than 13 but younger than 18. One is 16+. As they start making their own purchasing decisions, I'm trying to set things up to be convenient for everyone. My current problems are: ...
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How can I force a bank to close my account with them?

I'm trying to close a US bank account and they won't take my no for an answer. I've called many times and they say something like "we're confident that you'll want to come back, and you have our word ...
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Paying bills by bank account

I paid the bill by bank account on nov.11. It has been 4 days but the payment wasn't recorded on checking acc yet. Should i call the bank or wait a few more days?
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Choosing a Trust Bank/Investment Account

Not that it matters for this question, but for people following my life story :), this is a follow up to this question: Options for Protecting Inheritance Before Death? So we have created an income-...
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Check is made out to my business name and personal name - can i deposit it in personal?

I have received a check made out to My Business Name My Personal Name My Home address Formatted like that. Can I deposit it in my personal checking account? Thanks!
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Can an non US citizen/non resident open an US bank account for his LLC with a tourist Visa?

I'm starting an ecommerce business from my origin country and I will sell products in the USA . I need to open an US bank account in my business name. I already have an LLC and I need to know is it ...
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When to schedule direct debits to maximise interest

Assuming my debit (current) account pays me interest on the funds that are in the account, my intuition is telling me that it makes sense to schedule direct debits for the day before I'm paid. This ...
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What's the double-entry bookkeeping method for tracking a Safe-to-Spend balance and amounts saved towards goals and expenses?

The bank Simple has three great features: Safe-to-Spend Goals Expenses The Safe-to-Spend balance is pretty simple: it's just the balance in your checking account minus the total amount set aside for ...
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How do I transfer funds from MY OWN card to MY OWN personal bank account?

Would anyone please be so kind to explain me how (where) could I transfer funds from my own debit and/or credit (particularly debit) card issued by X bank (USA) to my own personal checking bank ...
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Change in a joint account

My father and my mother are joint owners of a saving account in Punjab national bank Jalandhar Punjab. Now they want to change the nominee of the account. Do both of these joint owners require to ...
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Banking Travel Rule and Nomadic living

I'm currently a digital nomad and my bank has frozen my account when I tried to change my mailing address to a PO box due to the "Travel Rule". My bank tells me I must show them a utility bill with ...
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HUF Account India

We have a HUF (Hindu Undivided Family) account in a Govt Bank. My father is "Karta" of this account and me being his son is also a member. So, can I ask my employer (from part time job) to ...
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Italian bank will not freeze/close dead mother's account

This is a brief overview of what happened, there are complicated details, this is just the highlights. My mother-in-law died 4 years ago. She was an Italian citizen (born in the UK but lived in Italy ...
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How to force a French bank to close your account?

TL;DR: French bank fails to close an account despite having all the necessary paperwork and continues charging fees. Is there anything we can do (such as complaint to some higher authority)? Longer ...
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Remote job asking me for holder name bank name email address and phone number associated with bank account

This is the email that was sent to me i'm wondering if this is a scam can funds in your account be accessed with your holder name bank name email address associated with your account and phone number ...
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Town and out-of-town cheques: where are both payable?

In the term database of the Government of Canada, the definition is provided for an out-of-town cheque: A check [drawn] on a bank which is located outside the territory of the clearing house with ...
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How do I identify product code from a bank account number

I am trying to classify savings account and current account from a bank account number. Need to understand the pattern for Kotak Mahindra Bank
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Why wasn't my wire transfer delivered to my client's account in Turkey?

I was told initially that an international wire transfer normally takes 2 to 3 business days to deliver to my client in Turkey, but it has been more than 10 days now since I made the transfer and I ...
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What happens with a credit card account in Germany after the card is blocked/closed?

I have an everyday account in a bank in Germany and a Visa credit card account in the same bank. At the end of each month the negative credit card balance is automatically balanced by an automated ...

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