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Old 07-06-24, 10:17 AM
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Target will stop accepting personal checks July 15

I know this probably doesn't affect many of the peeps here.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/targe...PR_YumjoHj3Lt9
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Re: Target will stop accepting personal checks July 15

I only write checks for certain bills. I haven't seen someone write a check in a retail store in a long time.
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Re: Target will stop accepting personal checks July 15

I hadnít used checks in years, but recently they added a $2.50 fee when paying my rent online so I now bring a check over.
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Re: Target will stop accepting personal checks July 15

I only use checks for two reasons:

Pay for home repair services (landscape project, plumber, appliance repair, etc)

Wedding check gift in a wedding card.


yea, I havenít seen anyone pay with a check at a retail establishment for 20+ years
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Re: Target will stop accepting personal checks July 15

Originally Posted by Alan Smithee
I hadn’t used checks in years, but recently they added a $2.50 fee when paying my rent online so I now bring a check over.
I pay my rent in cash so I don't use a check...

Last time I ordered checks was last century
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Re: Target will stop accepting personal checks July 15

Havenít used a check in a store since I had to occasionally float checks a day or two to get to payday 15-20 years ago. Donít know if that even still possible but moment of silence if it is for the people currently doing so at Targets.
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Re: Target will stop accepting personal checks July 15

I only write one check a month... for rent.

Maybe once a year I see an elderly person writing a check at the grocery store. And there is a collective sigh by everyone in line who has to wait for them to write it out.
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Re: Target will stop accepting personal checks July 15

I very rarely write checks. Honestly didnít even realize Target was still taking them. A lot of places I go have signs that they donít take them.
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Re: Target will stop accepting personal checks July 15

I paid my Red Card with a check in stores whenever I ran a balance. I've more or less cut Target out of my shopping so it's no big deal but I'd love to hear their explanation for removing this payment option. Smacks to me of one less thing they need to teach their customer service staff about.
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Re: Target will stop accepting personal checks July 15

Doesn't impact me one bit as I write *one* check per month - to the "Water & Light" company (they charge an exorbitant fee to pay with a CC/bank draft unless it's "auto-pay" - something I'm not fond of doing). Everything else I pay with a CC that's paid off every month (via bank draft), something I've been doing for over 15 years.
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Re: Target will stop accepting personal checks July 15

I only use checks to pay my credit card bill.
I don't want to do that electronically for some reason.
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Re: Target will stop accepting personal checks July 15

Originally Posted by slop101
I only use checks to pay my credit card bill.
I don't want to do that electronically for some reason.
I have Chase, so I could go to the branch to pay it, though I'm just doing
a transfer from my Chase checking account...
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Re: Target will stop accepting personal checks July 15

Originally Posted by slop101
I only use checks to pay my credit card bill.
I don't want to do that electronically for some reason.
I can't imagine writing a check to pay my credit card bill. Why don't you try it on their website or app once? You might find you like it. It's completely free to pay online, and it posts the same day.

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