Questions tagged [banking]

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What is meant by organized and non organized segments in an economy? [closed]

I do understand what a financial economy is. However I find it difficult to understand what is being referred to here as organized and non organized segments in an economy. A detailed insight to this ...
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Is it acceptable to use a bank's “dispute a charge” feature if restaurant wouldn't give refund?

I ordered some food at a popular fast food chain, through drive through. When I arrived at my destination, I found my order was wrong, plus the food was very stale and cold. I paid for a rather ...
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My bank did not withdraw the funds for a check I wrote

My bank didn't withdraw funds for a rent check I wrote over 4 months ago. However, my apt. manager received those funds. What do I do?
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Differences in return rates on cash accounts across banks

I noticed a massive difference (35x) in the return rate of savings accounts between Bank of America and a Cash account at Wealthfront. This confuses me, how can a Robo advisor offer such a high ...
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Is this a 'trust fund scam'?

A week ago i received an email from an old lady (i actually submitted an ad on a site to find penpals), it seemed okay at first, she said that she had no children or relatives, and her husband was ...
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A doubt in definition of banks

"Banking means accepting money for the purpose of lending or investment,of deposits of money from the public,repayable on demand or otherwise,and withdraw able by cheque,draft,order or otherwise.&...
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What is this index all about? [closed]

Why did this index touch so high when our finance minister annouce the privatisation of 2 PSBs and one insurance bank?A detailed answer to this will be most welcome. She did not name any but why would ...
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Why is a separate fiscal year needed different from that of a calendar year? [duplicate]

What is even a separate fiscal year different from that of a calendar year? A detailed answer to this is most welcome. I am asking this particularly in Indian context.
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What is the meaning of the phrase “National Asset Monetisation Pipeline”?

Tabling the Union Budget for 2021-22, Ms. Sitharaman said: Monetising operating public infrastructure assets is a very important financing option for new infrastructure construction. This has been ...
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Why can't my LLC get a credit card when the owner has credit history and a good credit score?

I've started an LLC (US-based) and have an EIN that I'm bootstrapping myself and self-funding. All my addresses and details are registered in the US. I'm the sole employee, but have zero revenue as it ...
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Why do some banks charge a fee for a low account balance?

I'm learning in economics that if your balance gets too low, you have to pay a fee. Why is this? Is it to help support the bank, or as a punishment? Or is it both?
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If a bank is supposedly robbed, can you still withdraw from that bank? [closed]

This question has been living in my mind without an answer for a pretty decent while and im just wondering, Can you withdraw from a bank that has been "Robbed"? Or would law enforcement keep ...
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How much do US banks rely on deposits from retail customers to operate? (checking, savings, CD's, etc) [closed]

How much do US banks rely on deposits from retail customers to operate? Deposits such as checking accounts, savings accounts, certificates of deposit, etc. Let's say overtime this number trends to ...
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Money transfer to Turkey

My partner from the USA has sent me money (a few million dollars) to Turkey, the transfer is now exactly 14 days ago, have received until now still no money receipt, the money should be on the ...
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Have I correctly understood the logic of lending money to a bank? [closed]

Let's say that I am able to convince my local bank to borrow 1 Bitcoin from me today, with them allowed to hold it for at least a year before I am able to ask them to give it back. After a year, if I ...
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Why do credit unions in Germany charge a monthly fee (Kreditvereine Kostenloses Girokonto)?

I recently moved to Germany, and I was shocked to discover that almost all of the credit unions (Kreditvereine) and banks here charge a fee just for me to give them my money. Why? Background: I'm from ...
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My parents have control of my money and see everything I can do. What should I do?

So I know that you have read the title. But today I come to you pouring out all of my emotional finance trauma. So I am all for saving money. My parents are control freaks and the moment I show any ...
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A relative transferred $31,000 to my bank account. Do I have to report this to the IRS?

A relative transferred $31,000 to my bank account. Do I have to report this to the IRS? All information online is very inconsistent. Additional details: He wants me to temporarily hold his money. he ...
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Can a stolen Government cheque be cashed by someone else?

I received a trillium check in the mail, I didn't sign it yet. The cheque was stolen and I want to know if she signs the cheque and deposits it into her ATM can she withdrawal the money right away?
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How do I get a 'copy of a cheque'?

Sorry if this is a stupid question, but how do I get a copy of a cheque? I'm going through the process of encashment of some bonds which I received as inheritance, to do this I need to send over a ...
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Can I convert a cheque to money in any bank? Is there a fee?

After a Ryanair flight cancellation and several e-mails, they've sent a cheque. Well, I have no physical bank account in UK and have no idea how to claim money from a cheque. Plus, I suspect I will ...
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Do rich people never have to pay back what they borrow with their wealth as security? Does the same apply in my case?

I heard something very interesting today. Apparently, people who are the descendants of early New York City plot owners, never sell their land. Instead, they borrow money from banks (or some entity) ...
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Why ACH is still slow even after 3 phases by nacha

per nacha , USA banks are suppose to be processing ACH fast, but I have not seen any improvement in ACH with either brokerage or bank accounts since year 2003. What is the reason for no visible change ...
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How does a bank lend your money while you have constant access to it?

How do banks / fintechs lend your money while you have constant access to it, ie. can withdraw at any moment? I assume there is some kind of liquidation pool, but how exactly is that managed with ...
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Why are cheques so insecure?

I was reading this question about fraud committed by printing and cashing checks and the thought occurred to me that is should be trivial to prevent such scams. There are many ways that this could be ...
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How to check bank bonus web page from last year?

I opened account in a TD bank. Bank had promotion going on in August 2020. I close account in same bank before 2 years. Promotion T&C was starts with Offer is available to new personal checking ...
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periodically change the IBAN number (of the payment account) for more privacy?

A colleague told me he cancels his payment account every few years and opens a new one for better privacy. He says the IBAN and various other related info should be known to as few people as possible. ...
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Canadian and PayPal account linked to US bank

If a Canadian citizen has a US fund bank account in Canada, can they open a PayPal account and link the US fund bank account to it? They will not have a US address since they only have the US bank ...
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Is COT (cost of transfer) exsists in bank from a certain country to another? (Eg. Uk to philippines or othe country to philippines) [duplicate]

Heres the scenario: I have invested through bitcoin to a certain company but the thing is endless payments were being asked and i have complied with them. A few days i received from a certain bank ...
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Question for Xenith (Eikon) Expert - Is the following data available…?

In the ''Universe'' tab are many different options: Government and Corporate Bonds, Equities, Funds, Indices, Equity & Index Derivatives, Companies/Issuers, Commodities, FX & Money, Benchmarks ...
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Customer stated three options of international payment?

My customer asked one of three options of payment types (for remittance) from USA to UK. These are: (1) Intl-Wire - Domestic to foreign (2) ACH - Domestic to Domestics (3) IAT - Domestic to Domestics -...
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Should i worry if i lied in my new bank that i have no association with another bank when i actually do?

I recently opened a new account. I already had an old account at a different bank, but I declined when they asked me if I had association with another bank. Does this matter?
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How much share should I get in our property

In 2012, my brother, my mom, my dad, and I bought $349,000 property with 10% down to it. I paid the most towards the down payment, $10,000. Our mortgage is around $1,600/month and property tax of $2,...
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Settlement of wire transfers [duplicate]

How does a recipient bank, in international wire transfers, gets back its money which it credits to the recipient since there won't be any physical movement of cash from the sender's bank to that of ...
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What is the difference between “wire” and “bank” transfer?

This question comes after reading a sentence https://money.stackexchange.com/a/69731/88420 Wire transfer is the only way I know that is not reversible. Bank transfers are reversible; From what I ...
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Why is no routing number asked for?

I am new to US banking. I want to make an online payment to a business with minimal fees, and my recipient gave me their routing number and account number. However, the "pay bills" ...
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Cashing a UK Bank issued check in US Dollars in Canada

I have a cheque from a UK Bank I need to deposit. I live in Canada. The funds on the cheque are in USD. My Canadian Bank isn't able to accept the cheque since the funds are issued by a UK bank but ...
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Mandatory verbalization of private information [closed]

This year I am no longer able to access my account over my phone due the fact that my bank decided to drop (!!!) 2FA-class authorization, so verbalization of my personal information (!) is the only ...
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Why can't I deposit a check from the drawer's bank to the payee's bank *at* the drawer's bank?

Let's say my name is Bob, and I have an account with Bank B. I have a friend named Alice who's paying me back for something, and her bank is Bank A. She issues me a check with my name on it, signs it, ...
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Japanese company transfer to contractor in Turkey rejected by Rakuten bank without disclosing reason

I am a freelance contractor working with a Japanese client. My nationality is not Turkish and I used to get payment in my home country from them with no problems. Then I moved to Turkey recently and ...
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Transfer Inheritance from US to a NRA in Indonesia

I am a non resident alien, not living in the US. I inherited funds from a US stock exchange account after the owner died, but they could not wire it to a non US bank. THey can only wire to a US bank ...
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Can an individual use the Open Banking APIs in Australia, or must you go through an Accredited Data Recipient?

I've been excited to learn about Australia's Open Banking initiative. In particular, I had hoped that I would be able to use my own bank's APIs to automatically access my bank transactions, so that I ...
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If it's so hard to beat the market, why do banks invest billions in active portfolio management (and why do they have any customers?) [duplicate]

It's well known that beating the market is difficult, and most actively managed funds aren't really doing all that much better, especially after accounting for fees. So if that's the case, why the ...
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What to do now that “my” bank has finally removed the last bit of access to its alleged customers? [duplicate]

For a long time now, "my" bank (Nordea, in Sweden) has announced that it's removing what they used to call "simplified login". This "simplified login" actually meant &...
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I placed trade with Broker and it was not executed even though price fell 55 cent below what I asked

I placed a trade for stock XYZ with broker 123 from bank ABC (which is part of SIPC) This was BUY trade for $100. Stock for XYZ went down to $99.45 and closed at $99.80. Trade was never executed. I ...
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Will I have a problem buying a large bank draft with wrong address on my ID?

I'm in the middle of a cash real estate purchase and will need a fairly large (close to $100k) bank draft in the next few days. I just realized the address on my photo ID is out of date, and my bank ...
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I have two debit cards for same account with different limits can I use two cards for maximum withdrawal?

I got State Bank of India Classic debit card with a daily ATM transaction limit of 20,000 INR per Day, and also got State Bank of India International Visa card with Daily ATM limit of Transaction 40,...
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UK: TIN (Tax Identification Number) UTR needed or NINO ok?

I'm a UK resident and British citizen, always in PAYE jobs, and who's never even seen a tax return. I'm opening up an account in an EU country, for a pitiful amount of money and it wants a TIN (Tax ...
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Can banks charge a lower interest rate for loans than for their fixed term savings account and still make profit?

A friend of mine got a loan of 1,000,000 at an interest rate of 10.6% per year for three years and then deposited that 1 million at 3-year fixed-term non-accessible savings account with a return ...
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If a bank fails, will debt be wiped out?

I have debt to Capital One. If they fail, and whoever the trustee is fails, will the debt eventually get lost in bankruptcy proceedings? Considering the Lehman bankruptcy is still ongoing, well past ...

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