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What really happens when you bounce a check?

CheckbookYour checking account balance represents how much money you have left in your checking account. Writing a check is saying, “I have enough money in my account to cover the cost of the item that I am purchasing.”

If you do not have the money, writing a check is illegal. Your consequences could be a fine, jail time, and you may never be able to write checks at certain places of business again. Would writing a bad check be worth it? Definitely not.

Just remember, checking accounts are great! Just don’t write a check if you don’t have the money!

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