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Why do bank statements end on *SUCH* wildly inconsistent days of the month?

Looking at your dates, I think I see a pattern. It appears that your statement closing date is always 17 business days before the last business day of the month. For example, if you start at May 31 ...
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How to easily identify the source of bank transactions

The easiest way I have found is to simply Google the transaction description, or at least the most unique part of it. Googling "PO LTD Telecoms" gives the UK Post Office phone/internet "contact us" ...
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How to read "Change in Dividend Accruals"?

IB's statements are a PITA and will make you want to pull your hair out, if you have any. I don't know what's going on from the info you posted. But let's take a stab at it. The upper highlighted ...
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Bank statement print-out

I don't think that is ever possible. How can another bank verify and provide a statement for some other where they don't have access to your account? If you have online access to your bank account (...
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Is there a quick way to get all statements, check images etc. from a checking account/credit card account?

Walk into a branch of your bank and ask for the documents that you need. I did this when I needed to show statements and transactions in court. There was a printing fee for large page counts. What is ...
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Gnucash - view statements

An added tip in this answer should help you achieve what you need: On your accounts page, there is a little drop down on the right side that allows you to display more columns. One of them is "...
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Gnucash - view statements

the way to do it is to create a transaction report for the dates you are interested in and set filter status to Unreconciled (see below). You can adjust report in very handy ways, for example ...
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Should I pay the current balance or the remaining statement balance to avoid paying interest on my US credit card?

To avoid interest, you must have payments that total up to at least the prior statement balance prior to the due date (with possibly some grace period of a few days). The rest of your "current ...
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Why do bank statements end on *SUCH* wildly inconsistent days of the month?

They need to spread the work for all customers over the whole month, and they don't work on weekends. Combine the two, and the rule becomes clear - if months have minimum of N working days, 1/N of all ...
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Closing date for billing period: formula

Only part of an answer: your closing date seems to be the 27th except when the 27th is Sat/sam (Apr/avr and Jul) it is moved to the the previous day = 26th Fri/ven, and when the 27th is Sun/dim (Jan) ...
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How to reconcile a checking account against bank statements?

One of the difficulties in tracking down this kind of discrepancy is that there might not be a single problem to find. There might be two or more missing transactions that were not imported, or there ...
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What does "LAWS" mean when appearing in a bank statement?

Just a guess, but perhaps it is Location-Aware Web System. The phrase is used in one paper I found, though it is not specifically related to banking/finance. As an example of how a credit card ...
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How to easily identify the source of bank transactions

Doubtful, as the bank can't give you what they don't have. Many businesses have their credit card agreements running under slightly different, misspelled, abbreviated, or outdated names, and don't ...
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Are banks required to issue statements?

I've had credit cards where the bank does not send me a statement if the initial balance was zero and there were no transactions. Because it that case the statement would be blank except for the ...
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Bank statement print-out

If you banked with a credit union, that's also a part of a co-op then yes, this can be a possibility. In the United States, I bank with a certain credit union and I've been able to have transactions ...
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Is there a quick way to get all statements, check images etc. from a checking account/credit card account?

As someone who has experience with programming, I would say that it's 100% depending on whether the bank has any publicly available API. If you'll tell us which bank you have in mind, it'll be easier ...
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