According to, money that is damaged and still clearly readable may be exchanged at any bank. Bills that are severely damaged are considered mutilated and must be mailed or hand delivered to the Bureau of Engrav... More »

Development banks provide capital to companies and organizations when raising money for ventures is difficult, particularly in countries where investment capital tends to be scarce. National development banks provide an ... More »

The modern Federal Reserve Bank was signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson in 1913 in order to regulate banking activities and to loan banks money. Since then, the institution's role has expanded to include insuring... More » Business & Finance Personal Banking Banks

Many people find it convenient to buy money orders at banks where they have accounts, but money orders are also available at United States Postal Service branches. Many retail stores, such as Walmart, and wire-transfer i... More » Business & Finance Personal Banking Banks

The bank on which the check is drawn should be able to honor it with no problems. However, if the recipient takes it to his bank, the processing machine might have problems reading the material at the bottom of the check... More »

Check a bank's ratings for free by running its name through websites that rate banks, such as BauerFinancial, Bankrate and My Bank Tracker. These websites assign ratings to a bank's financial health to help you choose sa... More » Business & Finance Personal Banking Banks

To purchase gold from a bank, find out which banks sell gold, determine the form of the gold and its current spot price, and know the commission the bank charges for the sale of gold. Also, consider whether you want to d... More »