Life Skills

What I learned in the spring of 2016

Checks (parts of a check)

1. Name and Address: Helps to identify your account

2.Check Number: Each check is assigned a number in sequential order

3.Bank Name: Name of the bank that the check writer belongs too

4.Routing Number: Nine digit number that identifies your bank

5.Account Number: Assigned to you by your bank to identify your account

6.Date: Day you write the check/sign

7.Payee: Person receiving the money/business

8.Written Amount: Value of your check written in numbers

9.Legal Amount: Value of your check written in words

10.Memo: Short note reminding the writer why they wrote the check

11.Signature: Check is not valid until signed

Deposit Slips

1. In a deposit slip you fill out the date and name

2. Your account number is already on the slip

3. You then fill out the deposit boxes

4. Next if you asked for cash back you must sign the slip

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Job Applications

1. In a job application you should be honest and formal.

2. You should fill out all that applIies to you


The Most Important Things

1. In the future I think I will use checks a lot for large donations or bills because I like to help people when they need it.

2. In this class I would have liked to learn more about stocks

3. The most important thing I learned about was how to properly use a credit card and credit scores and pay debt off

Credit Card Debt Explained With a Glass of Water