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Old 01-05-2013, 05:02 PM   #11
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Re: Pink Checks

Nope can't do. I charge it if possible


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Old 01-05-2013, 05:27 PM   #12
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I couldn't do it. I don't even write checks though every thing gets paid through online bill pay.
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Old 01-05-2013, 05:36 PM   #13
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We do it. Not with checks, though. I use the debit card as credit to pay for gas at the pump and fill up the day before payday. As long as we have a dollar in our account, it gets approved. Keeps us from running out of gas the night before payday and keeps me from having to scrape up change, get all 3 kids out of the car, pay while trying to keep the big kids from touching or taking anything, get them back in the car, and get a measly amount that will be used just to get back to a gas station in the morning.

Everywhere around here does electronic checks, so we wouldn't be able to do it with a check. We also have free overdraft protection, so if it somehow goes through before the paycheck, it's not overwhelming.
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Old 01-06-2013, 05:18 PM   #14
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i used to do it a lot.... now, i hate to write checks. its a pain to wait for them to clear
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Old 01-06-2013, 05:22 PM   #15
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Wouldn't do it. Overdraft fees add up QUICK and after working in banks and watching the messes people would get themselves in to by this type of thing,...not worth it.

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Old 01-06-2013, 05:59 PM   #16
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Re: Pink Checks

I used to do it. Then something happened with my paycheck (I don't even remember what happened as it was years ago-either my paycheck came in later than expected or the check cleared earlier than expected). Anyway, it was a check to Albertsons (grocery store) and well it bounced and then the DA sent me a very nice (sarcasm) letter telling me I had to take a bad check fraud class (and pay for it of course) otherwise I would be prosecuted for fraud. It was a total accident. I *thought* for sure the timing would match. Albertsons sent me straight to the DA. Not like a "hey, you bounced this check, pay for it or we will send you to the DA". Nope.

So I did the class, paid the check (and the fees for bouncing the check-both to my bank and to albertsons) and got a certificate LOL.

Moral of the story..DONT DO IT!
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