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Headline Story Image Checkbook Check 21 is a federal law that is designed to enable banks to handle more checks electronically, which should make check processing faster and more efficient. Instead of physically moving paper checks from one bank to another, Check 21 will allow banks to process more checks electronically. The bottom line is you must always make sure you have enough money in your account to cover the checks you write at the time that you write them. 
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The Dangers of Payday Loans 
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Do You Pay Your Bills Late? 
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Think Before You Write a Bad Check 
You found that item you just have to have. Unfortunately, you don't have the money in your account to pay for it. Stop and think! Writing a bad check is illegal, it can lead to large fees, debt, jail, and even separation from the military.   More...
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LOI and Bankruptcy: It Doesn't Have to Be You 
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