Save money on checks by using your bank's free online bill
paying service as much as possible. Buy thrift friendly checks online from
discount online check sites or online with stores like Walmart. You can also ask your bank for some
free generic checks, but they won't have your personal information printed on
Here are some more frugal tips for checks.
- Be careful when depositing checks from other people. Some
banks will charge you if their check bounces. Talk with your bank
about their procedures.
- Activate overdraft protection
at your bank. It may be free, but sometimes you have to ask
- Be aware of taking
checks from strangers in return for merchandise. If it is a big item, let
the check clear before letting go of your items.
-Avoid using checks.
Use free bill pay instead.