A magnetic ink character recognition, or MICR, spec sheet is used to provide a check printer with information needed to print checks or deposit slips for a customer. This information is typically required when ordering f... More »

Checking account routing numbers are on the bottoms of checks and deposit slips, explains About.com. They are nine digits long and are the first series of numbers on a check or deposit slip. More »

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You can find the transit or routing number for a bank account by reading the number from the magnetic ink character recognition line located on the bottom of a check associated with the account, advises Bankrate. Additio... More »

The ease and speed of personally and digitally verifying the legitimacy of an official paper document, such as a check or bank note, are advantages of magnetic ink character recognition. This technology is often used in ... More »

Some tips for writing checks include using a black gel ink pen, writing the dollar amount close to the dollar sign, and writing a unique, legible signature, reports the Houston Chronicle. Because checks are easy to count... More »

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Discover Bank's website lists the five ways to make a deposit, which include an online transfer from an external bank account, direct deposit, via a mobile phone along with Discover's mobile check app, wire transfers and... More »

Direct deposit typically takes two to three business days from check issuance. The employer initiates an electronic file via payroll software to the receiving bank, which then posts the funds to the recipient's account. More »

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