Questions tagged [banking]

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What are the advantages to banks being located in the City of London (the Square Mile)?

This question is about the City of London, i.e., the Square Mile, not greater London. There are an awful lot of international banks located in the City of London. What advantages are there to having ...
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Why would I open a low-rate 9 month CD instead of a higher rate savings account?

One specific (popular online) bank is offering a 9 month 1.25% CD, while it's savings account is 1.90%. There's no way I see interest rates tumbling in the next nine months, so why should I -- why ...
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How to prove that invoices are really unpaid?

When it comes to official business documentation (USA) between a company and a client who is either another company (B2B) or individual person (B2C), how can the company providing the invoices, prove ...
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How to bank on my own?(self hosted bank account) [closed]

I'm from Poland and I do not want to have a bank account but I want be able to use a card and do all of that nice online stuff. It would allow me to do automated stuff and maybe other cool other ...
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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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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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Declining Binding Arbitration on credit card accounts

Recently Chase was making a change to its user agreement and was automatically assuming your consent to abide by binding arbitration unless you opted out explicitly by sending them a snail mail with a ...
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How do app-initiated bank transfers work?

Normally, if I want to initiate transfer of funds from a bank I have to at least login to their secure banking website to initiate it. Sometimes it has to be by phone or in-person for smaller banks. ...
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How do I divide my total money into small sums for different purposes? [closed]

I was wondering if any bank/app has a user interface where I can virtually divide my total money into sub-accounts. For example, if I have 10000 USD, then 2000 USD for travel, 500 USD medical, and the ...
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What happens to net assets in case of increasing NPAs(Non-Performing assets)?

The bank's profit is measured as Return on Assets which is the ratio of Bank’s net profits and Net assets. In case of increasing NPAs, the bank's net profits will decrease, but what will happen to net ...
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Is it safe to use Capital One Bank? [closed]

After the recent Capital One hack, is it safe to keep a savings account with Capital One ?
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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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Can my spouse/friend purchase a cashier's check for me?

I roughly understand that cashieir's checks lifts the money from your account at the time of issue and can be cashed by the named recipient. Can I use a Cashier's check issued to my spouse/friend ? (...
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Received an unexpected windfall and have no skills or knowledge of finance (UK)

Good Evening, I work and live independently with a lifestyle that isn't lavish but is perfectly comfortable for my needs. Recently, I was the beneficiary of a sum that is about 10 times the amount of ...
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Is it still hawala if the money is transferred via bank at the destination?

My family needs to send me approximately $3000-5000 for my expenses here in Michigan and they found a relative coming to US in coming days. They would give him cash in my country and he would carry it ...
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Should I enter spaces when entering the IBAN for online transactions? [closed]

The IBAN number of the account I want to transfer money to is NL99 INGB 9999 1234 99. When entering these details in the my online banking portal, do I have to insert spaces as shown or type the 18 ...
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An honest mistake [duplicate]

I had a check that I had found while I was sorting through papers, and I figured it hadn’t been cashed because it was pretty much intact and still attached to the pay stub. So I deposited it, thinking ...
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What is Money multiplier deposit or MMD?

What is money multiplier deposit or MMD? How it works in Indian bank?
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Is it possible/easy to get some rare banknotes and/or coins that worth more than the face value?

Today I got a few Eisenhower dollars from my bank and it seems they worth slightly more than one dollar each as they are rarer. In general, is possible/easy to get some rare notes and/or coins that ...
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How much would a trading robot which doubles money in a period of time sell for? [closed]

How would factors of this calculation change for the rate of doubling, scalability (the maximum amount at which it begins to become less efficient), risk and other factors you might bring up a ...
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Can you sue for half of the equity and mortgage payments? [closed]

EDIT: Name is both mortgage and deeds. Im trying to remove a name from a mortgage, the other party is requesting a payout of a large sum of money. They never paid a penny to the mortgage, upkeep. ...
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Should I open a new checking account at another bank?

I don't know too much about banks and banking. But to start off, I have a Chase checking account my parents opened for me since 7-8 years ago. Now that I'm working, I'm helping my parents buy a house....
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What is a “rates division”?

Deutsche Bank is shuttering its equities sales and trading business, while trimming its "rates division". It will also create a "bad bank" for €74 billion ($83 billion) in assets that eat up too much ...
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How to deal with account scam and fraud?

I gave someone my account information for my bank account because they said they could help me financially. They put $820 in my account and said I could keep some if I sent it to this guy. I never ...
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if I/some credit card keep applying how low the score can get

This seems a hypothetical question. Suppose a person has a already low credit score( I suppose it can not be less than 300) . Question1: And if that person apply for 2 different credit cards at ...
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How do banks maintain reserves?

I'm just starting to learn about the fractional reserve banking system. Suppose a bank has deposits of $100 and the reserve requirement is 10%. The bank gives the remaining $90 as loans. Now suppose ...
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I received a seemingly legitimate welcome email for a bank account I did not open. What do I do?

I received an email which was apparently from Sun Trust Bank. It was welcoming me to their online services. I have not signed up for such services. I looked at the following data and it appears ...
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Cashier checks purchased in the 80's at a bank that is now closed - the State Treasury Dept can't find them

My dad who is deceased purchased cashier checks in the 80's and the bank has since closed. I reached out to the States unclaimed property; they found several checks but there are a few left that they ...
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What is the ACH Number for the TD Cross Border Account?

I have a TD Cross Border Account and an employer in the USA that pays in USD's. What is the ACH number for the TD Cross Border Account?
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Is there a specific term for a collateral with a value less than what has been declared?

In other words, a collateral value has been estimated more than its real value. Is there a term for this type of collateral? Is the term "over-declared collateral" correct in this sense?
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A check with the spelled out amount left out [duplicate]

I received a check with the amount filled in as a number say $2000 but the spelled out portion (which should have been "Two thousand and 00/100") left blank. This was an oversight by the sender (out ...
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How does ACH Deposit work (USA) - account holder name mismatch?

I would have a question related to ACH deposit where payment processor behind the website (i think it is Stripe processor) request, in Banking part of webpage section, only account number and routing ...
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How can Stripe charge my bank account in case of negative balance?

I was thinking of opening Stripe account and then saw this. This page says that if I have negative balance due to a charge back, Stripe can contact my bank and request funds from my bank account ...
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Maintain Salary Account even after quitting job

This is very silly question I know , but there is a big debate happening between my colleagues. Say A is having Salary account with Bank AAA who is working in company ABC. Now A resign the jobs and ...
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Taking a loan with a low interest and putting it into a Savings deposit with High interest [duplicate]

Can I make money from taking out a loan from a country with a low interest rate (such as Switzerland, that has an interest rate for loans from 4.9%) and put it into a fixed savings deposit account in ...
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Routing Number and Account Number

Why is my routing number showing up as a different bank then the one I bank with? When I enter my account and routing numbers, the bank shows up as Bank Y instead of my normal Bank X.
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How to safely destroy (a large quantity of) valid checks?

A while ago I had my bank issue me new checks due to a change of name (I got married). However I still have many hundreds of checks with the out of date info (they're an online bank and issue about ...
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My money transfer went to the wrong bank, what can I do to reverse it?

I have 2 different bank accounts with a bank and a credit union. A payment through seller was posted into the wrong account. What can I do to reverse the transaction?
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Mother abusing my finances

I'm in a bit of a predicament so I want to give some background. I'm a 17-year-old who has a bank account with my mother as an account holder given that as a minor I cannot legally enter into an ...
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Using credit/debit card details vs swiping a card in a payment (credit card) terminal

I was given by a seller an option to come to their office and swipe my credit/debit card there in their payment terminal. Because it's a long way to get to their office, I asked the seller if he ...
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Is this a scam or not a scam?

I received the below email. Is is a scam or not a scam? Attention: Mohamed Atef, May the peace of the Lord be with you. Yes He left an ATM/VISA CARD with me before he traveled out of the ...
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Am I allowed to accept payment to my US bank account, after leaving the US? (I was on F1 visa, I have no SSN)

Am I allowed to accept payment to my US bank account, after leaving the US? (I was on F1 visa, I have no SSN, I never worked in the US) I don't even know if I'm allowed to have a bank account after ...
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How can I deposit money from my account to a friend's account in another state? [closed]

Can I deposit money from my account to a friend's account who lives in another state?
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Are there any particular ways to use a secured credit card best? [duplicate]

I am using a secured credit card to build back my credit. Is there a particularly good way to do this? I know that a secured credit card will allow me to increase my credit score. But I'm not sure ...
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Is KYC information placed in a global database like bank accounts?

When I open a bank account or credit card, it is instantly accessible nationwide just like a credit report. What about opening an exchange account and filling out KYC information in the U.S. or ...
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received a check with me as a c/o, can I deposit it into my account?

I rented an apartment and unfortunately without any notice rental management changed and I received a check with the new rental management company and me as a c/o for the amount of my security deposit....
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Why would a bank suddenly start using a very old address for me?

I stumbled upon an infographic that reminded me of something strange that happened to me several years ago, possibly related to banking, law, and credit reporting. Apologies if this is not the right ...
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Transfer over $10k

I recently realized that most of my money is going into my checking account where it's just sitting there losing value due to inflation, etc. I want to open a savings account at a different bank (...
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Are online purchases reported to IRS or FinCen

I am an international student in US. if I buy products online using my debit card and my online purchases and wire transfer in (my family transfers me tuition from back home directly in my account and ...
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My bank got bought out, am I now going to have to start filing tax returns in a different state?

My bank just got bought by a bank in another state. Does this mean my interest earnings are going to get reported in that other state and potentially require me to file tax returns in the other state? ...