Online Banking for Businesses: Why some banks charge

by Heather Adams 27. June 2012
In today's society, online banking is a given – not only for personal use, but for businesses as well. Every business needs online banking to check balances, verify transactions and to pay their employees via direct deposit. Online banking is an extremely valuable product that can save businesses time and money if utilized properly. So this begs the question - if it’s so necessary, why do so many banks charge for it? While online banking makes life so much easier for the end busine... [More]

I'll take "What is Check Fraud?" for 500, Alex.

by Jason Dieter 9. November 2011
Check fraud has many ugly faces. Check fraud does not discriminate. It doesn’t care if you’re a person or a business, wealthy or not, the customer or the Bank. Check fraud and those committing check fraud look for ways to deceive, manipulate, alter and perpetrate. Simply put, a way, any way, to illegally acquire, nay steal, funds that do not exist within an account balance or account holder’s legal ownership. Want some stats? Of course you do. According to FinanceNook, in one... [More]

How to Prevent Check Fraud Scams

by Elizabeth Sherman 3. October 2011
Positive Pay is, quite frankly, one of the best ways to prevent check fraud scams on a business checking account. Basically, a business owner writes checks and if there are any discrepancies between the checks written and the checks clearing the account, the business owner has the option to either pay or return the items. No check will clear the account without going through this process and thus limits the possibility of check fraud scams. Most business owners understand and appreciate the secu... [More]


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