Enter today’s date where the check says “date.”
The “Pay to” area is where you put the name of the person or company you’re writing the check to. If you’re making a withdrawal to get cash for yourself, enter “Cash” here.
Write the amount of the check in the spot next to the dollar sign.
The name of the bank that holds your account is pre-printed on the check.
Next up is the memo field. Write a brief description of your purchase here. This will help you remember EXACTLY where your money went.
Can you find the check number? It’s the number 102. All checks are numbered sequentially. The check number will help you keep track of your checks and expenses.
Then your account number is listed. This tells the bank which account the money comes from.
Click the Next button to learn about using a check register.