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Credit reports: This 5-minute task can protect your banking reputation  W*USA 9

If you've never heard of ChexSystems, that's probably a good thing. The consumer reporting company collects data on misused checking and savings accounts, ...

Blacklisted by ChexSystems? What to Know  NerdWallet

If you've been denied a bank account, it might be because of a report you have on ChexSystems. When you apply for a new account, many banks use ...

5 Steps for Getting Your ChexSystems Record Cleared  NerdWallet

Here are five steps you can take to clear data from the ChexSystems database and avoid being flagged as a risky banking customer.

Blacklisted by ChexSystems? Here's What to Know  NewsOK.com

When you apply for a bank account, most banks use an agency called ChexSystems to see whether you have mishandled any accounts in the past. A negative ...

The 3 Reports You Haven't Frozen Yet  NerdWallet

Equifax, Experian and TransUnion are only three of dozens of consumer reporting agencies. Experts say you should consider freezing some of your other ...

Your Second Chance at Checking  Investopedia

If you've made a few banking mistakes in the past, several banks offer "second chance" checking accounts that overlook your history.

Credit Freezes are Free: Let the Ice Age Begin  Krebs on Security

It is now free in every U.S. state to freeze and unfreeze your credit file and that of your dependents, a process that blocks identity thieves and others from looking ...

Krebs on Security
What is ChexSystems?  The Cheat Sheet

Your banking behavior is being watched very closely.

The Cheat Sheet
9 Banks That Don’t Use ChexSystems  Go Banking Rates

If you've had past financial mistakes come back to bite you and have been blacklisted by ChexSystems, you might also have been blocked from opening a bank ...

Go Banking Rates
Citibank reaches pact with NY AG on ChexSystems data: WSJ  CNBC

Citibank has reached an agreement with New York Attorney General to change its screening processes for checking and savings accounts.

5 Times It Makes Sense to Use a Prepaid Credit Card  Fox Business

Image Credit: Getty Images. Prepaid credit cards often fall forgotten behind debit cards and credit cards. A lot of this probably has to do with the fees associated ...

Fox Business
What is Second Chance Checking in 2018? • Benzinga  Benzinga

Second chance checking could help you get that checking account you keep applying for. Benzinga details what you need to know in 2018.

3 Quick Ways to Fall Off ChexSystems’ Radar So Banks Won’t Hate You  Motley Fool

Here are three things you need to know about cleaning up your report.

Motley Fool
Equifax data breach: How to protect yourself beyond a credit freeze  USA TODAY

Putting a deep freeze on your three major credit reports is a good way to block fraudsters from opening loans in your name. But it's incomplete.

Top 49 Reviews and Complaints about ChexSystems  ConsumerAffairs

I found out about ChexSystems this week when I went to Rockland Trust in Somerset, MA, to open a business checking and savings account and got denied for ...

Santander agrees to change ChexSystems policies, which kept many from obtaining bank accounts  Fox Business

Santander Bank has agreed to stop using a policy that often kept poor and low-income individuals from being able to open new checking or savings accounts, ...

Fox Business
Will Opening a Business Bank Account Ding My Credit?  Nav

Do you need good credit to open a bank account like a business checking account? And will opening an account ding your credit? Let's take a look.

It’s not just the 3 big credit bureaus that know everything about you  Bankrate.com

If it wasn't before, Equifax now certainly is a household name. Since the big Equifax data breach, many consumers have engaged — perhaps for the first time ...

Bamboozled: Are there fake bank accounts in your name? Here's how to find out  NJ.com

The big three credit reports are only the beginning. See what other reports are out there about you.

Zombie accounts could be a real nightmare for investors  CNBC

You thought that old bank account was dead, but really it's alive. Welcome to the scary world of zombie accounts. Zombie accounts are bank accounts that ...

Next Biggest CyberScare After Equifax: 'Walking Dead' Bank Accounts  Forbes Now

After Equifax got hacked and cyberthieves stole data from more than 140 million accounts, what could be worse? Enter the "zombie" bank account. I'm not ...

Forbes Now
Finding a second-chance checking account  MoneyRates.com

Finding a second-chance checking account? finding the right second-chance checking account can be the first step toward re-establishing your access to the full ...

Help Squad: Following identity theft, credit repaired and accounts protected  Chicago Tribune

Pioneer Press consumer interest columnist Cathy Cunningham offers advice on dealing with identity theft from a financial professional who experienced it ...

Chicago Tribune
Over a Million Are Denied Bank Accounts for Past Errors  New York Times

Mistakes like a bounced check or a small overdraft have effectively blacklisted more than a million low-income Americans from the mainstream financial system ...

New York Times
Santander bank reaches pact over 'unbanked'  USA TODAY

Santander Bank plans to announce on Friday that it will loosen standards nationwide for rejecting applicants seeking to open checking and savings accounts.

Bounce-a-lot banking? Cheap checking comes to Walmart  STLtoday.com

Account appeals to low-income people, but some may do better at a St. Louis bank.

The bank account scoring agencies you've never heard of  USA TODAY

Chances are you've never heard of ChexSystems, or Early Warning Services, for that matter. But if you've ever been denied a bank account, they've probably ...

4 Options When You Can't Open a Bank Account  The Dough Roller

According to CNN Money, about 15% of bank account applicants are denied regular savings and checking accounts because of their banking history. Banks ...

The Dough Roller
Think You've Got Your Credit Freezes Covered? Think Again.  Krebs on Security

I spent a few days last week speaking at and attending a conference on responding to identity theft. The forum was held in Florida, one of the major epicenters ...

Krebs on Security
Second-Chance Checking Accounts Could Be the Solution to Your Banking Needs  Motley Fool

Where can you find second-chance checking accounts, and why might you need one?

Motley Fool
Why a guy making $100000 a year can't get a bank account  Washington Post

Zikomo Fields pulls in more than $100,000 a year as a software engineer in Kansas City. But the 36-year-old has no bank account. It's not that he doesn't want ...

Washington Post
Santander agrees to ease restrictions on opening accounts  Boston Globe

Santander Bank has agreed to stop using a policy that often kept poor and low-income individuals from being able to open new checking or savings accounts, ...

Boston Globe
Bank customers - you're being tracked  CNN

If you've bounced too many checks, owe money on an overdrawn account or engaged in fraud, banks can find out about it and deny you a checking account in ...

That credit freeze you got after Equifax? Your bank may need you to undo it  Bankrate.com

If you placed a security freeze on your credit report after the Equifax data breach, be prepared to temporarily remove it. Unlike a credit monitoring *service*, a credit ...

What to do if a bank rejects you for a checking account  Bankrate.com

Banks can refuse to open a checking account for you. Here's what to do if you're denied.

The Equifax Breach: What You Should Know  Krebs on Security

It remains unclear whether those responsible for stealing Social Security numbers and other data on as many as 143 million Americans from big-three credit ...

Krebs on Security
A Credit Freeze Won't Help With All Equifax Breach Threats  ConsumerReports.org

If you've placed a security freeze on your credit reports at Equifax, Experian, TransUnion, and Innovis, that will help prevent fraudsters from opening new credit ...

Turned Down for An Account? Check Your ChexSystems Report  MyBankTracker.com

Your money management mistakes could come back to bite you when you try to open a bank account. Many consumers are surprised when a bank tells them ...

Turned down for a checking account? Regulators say Chase needs to explain why  Bankrate.com

When you apply for a new checking account, the bank will review your past account history. Banks want to know if your previous accounts were closed because ...

How to find low-cost bank accounts in Philly  Philly.com

Roughly 4 percent of area households are "unbanked," meaning they don't have checking or savings accounts.

Denied a Bank Account? You Have Options  Cleveland News - Fox 8

Even if a bad track record is keeping you from opening a regular checking account, some financial institutions may still want to do business with you.

Cleveland News - Fox 8
GoBank Review: Mobile Checking  NerdWallet

GoBank offers mobile checking with a debit card and tools like bill pay. There's no credit check, and it's cheap if you stick to its fee-free options.

How to do a financial background check on yourself  WGRZ.com

There are several important consumer reports that many people may not realize exist — from your medical history report and insurance records to your bank ...

After Wells Fargo: 5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Banking Fraud  Barron's

In the wake of Wells Fargo's fake account scandal, it's wise to stay on top of your bank accounts. Here are some important tips.

Specialty Consumer Reporting Agencies: Chexsystems, Certegy Check Systems and Telecheck  Credit.com News

This is the second installment of my series on specialty consumer reporting agencies and how to request your free file disclosure every year. You can read.

Credit.com News
Set Up Your Financial Accounts Like You're Going to Be Hacked  Lifehacker

In the past week alone, Experian, Facebook and Google have all experienced (or divulged, in Google's case) security breaches of various levels of seriousness, ...

Bank Clients Might Be Unfairly Denied AccountsBank Clients Might Be Unfairly Denied Accounts  New York Times

A government agency takes a closer look at banks' screening processes for customers who want checking accounts.

New York Times
Opening a Business Bank Account with Bad Credit  BusinessNewsDaily

Are you an aspiring small business owner with less than perfect credit? If you're launching a new business and need to open a bank account, you may wonder ...

Denied a Checking Account? What to Do Now  NerdWallet

Does your banking history includes lots of bounced checks, unpaid fees or other problems? You may find it hard to open a checking account.

Good News for Consumers: Free Credit Freezes  ConsumerReports.org

Credit reporting companies such as Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion will soon be required to let consumers freeze and unfreeze their credit files free of ...

U.S. orders JPMorgan Chase to pay $4.6 million over checking account reports  Reuters

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said on Wednesday it had ordered JPMorgan Chase & Co to pay $4.6 million for allegedly failing to make sure ...

Santander’s Deal To Ease Bank Account Access  PYMNTS.com

Santander Bank will relax its standards for approving new checking and savings accounts under a deal announced on Friday (Feb. 20) with New York's attorney.

Why Banks Run a Credit Check When You Open a Checking Account  Go Banking Rates

So you want to open a checking account to safely and conveniently store your money. You might have to provide a minimum deposit to open the account and ...

Go Banking Rates
Can Customer Experience Be Improved Using Big Data Analytics  Customer Think

When it comes to user experience, data is always the king. Since years, the marketers work hard to make use of Big Data to build good customer experience.

Customer Think
Don't Forget to Check Your Consumer 'Banking' Report  U.S. News & World Report

Consumers are often preoccupied with a pristine credit report when there is also a consumer “banking” report to worry about.

U.S. News & World Report
CFPB slaps JPMorgan Chase with $4.6M penalty over checking account problems  HousingWire

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau hit JPMorgan Chase with a $4.6 million penalty for failures related to information it provides for checking account ...

Wal-Mart teams with Green Dot on checking account  Washington Post

The list of things you can get at Wal-Mart is about to get longer as the world's biggest retailer plans to roll out everyday low prices on checking accounts.

Washington Post
Equifax hack still evokes dread, fear — and cartoons  The Washington Post

The epic Equifax data breach could make for some creative Halloween costumes. If there's a contest, I bet you'll win if you dress up like a horrifying hacker ...

The Washington Post
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Embrace the Security Freeze  Krebs on Security

If you've been paying attention in recent years, you might have noticed that just about everyone is losing your personal data. Even if you haven't noticed (or ...

Krebs on Security
It's Been a Year Since the Equifax Breach. Is Your Data Any Safer?  ConsumerReports.org

It's been exactly one year since the credit reporting agency Equifax discovered that its vast trove of consumers' sensitive personal data had been breached, ...

How to Protect Yourself After the Equifax Breach  New York Times

For weeks, we have been asking Equifax dozens of questions about credit freezes, credit locks and the trouble readers have been having with its various ...

New York Times
New York State Investigates Disqualification of Customers by Banks  New York Times

New York State's top prosecutor is investigating some of the nation's largest banks in connection with their use of credit-reporting databases that disqualify ...

New York Times
Banks Are Warned Against Hindering Customers Seeking Accounts  New York Times

BANKS must do more to make sure they are not unnecessarily thwarting customers who want to open mainstream bank accounts, a federal watchdog agency ...

New York Times
The Blacklist's Power  Forbes

When Myron Brenton published The Privacy Invaders in 1964, the public was in a full-throttled panic about "Big Brother" databases. Brenton exposed the ...

Banking The 6 Different Types of Checking Accounts  Investopedia

Before you open a checking account, you should know your options. Not all checking accounts are alike. It's important to consider an account's fees and interest ...

Wells Fargo is a wake-up call for all bank customers  CBS News

Last month's revelation of widespread fraud at Wells Fargo raises many questions -- and not just for the bank's millions of retail customers. In September, the ...

CBS News
Denied a Checking Account? Here’s What to Do  Motley Fool

For a variety of reasons, some consumers are flagged for being high risks to banks, even if they have never bounced a check.

Motley Fool
Report: Everyone Should Get a Security Freeze  Krebs on Security

This author has frequently urged readers to place a security freeze on their credit files as a means of proactively preventing identity theft. Now, a major consumer ...

Krebs on Security
Overdrawn account won’t ruin credit score  Bankrate.com

Your credit score reflects your borrowing history, not your checking account history.

Why Banks Might Refuse to Take Your Money  TIME

People are being denied bank accounts based on what's in reports that most of us never even knew existed. Most people are familiar with the idea of a credit ...

Best Second-Chance Checking Accounts  Go Banking Rates

If you've had issues with a checking account in the past and have been denied the privilege of opening a new one, you should consider second-chance ...

Go Banking Rates
How to get SSI deposits with no bank account  Bankrate.com

If you can't get Social Security income via bank direct deposit, there's another method. To learn more about checking and savings, visit Bankrate.com.

Secret Credit Scores | FICO Scores  ConsumerReports.org

Obsessed with your FICO score? Consumer Reports says you need to know about lots of other secret scores by which businesses judge you.

Credit unions or banks?  Michigan State University Extension

The importance of knowing the difference between a credit union and bank.

Michigan State University Extension
What Is Early Warning Services?  Go Banking Rates

Early Warning Services is a consumer reporting agency, similar to a credit bureau. Instead of providing reports on credit card and loan payments, however, EWS ...

Go Banking Rates
Got a bank account you didn’t sign up for? Here’s how to check  Bankrate.com

It's been about a month since a federal regulator reported that there were additional banks who've opened accounts for customers without permission. The Office ...

Self Lender Review: A Simple Way for Entrepreneurs to Build Credit and Savings  Nav

Looking to build some credit history? Self Lender is a great option for "credit ghosts", or those with little history. Check out our Self Lender review.

Best Online Checking Accounts of 2018  ValuePenguin

Not all online checking accounts are created equal. Our analysis of the top options can help you decide on the best online checking account for your financial ...

NetSpend Prepaid Debit Card Review  NerdWallet

The NetSpend prepaid offers basic debit card features, and it's available with no credit check. The fees can get steep if you're not careful how you use it.

Self Lender Offers Credit-Builder Loan Without Money Upfront  NerdWallet

Self Lender offers a way to build or restore credit with a loan that is released to a borrower once it is repaid. You don't need good credit or money upfront to ...

Bank account debt may appear on credit report  Bankrate.com

Is a bank account debt showing up on your credit report? Visit Bankrate.com to learn how to shore up your credit score.

1 Million Customers Are Blacklisted by Banks  Money Talks News

If you've been rejected by banks, the bitter truth is that you may not have many options. But there are some things you can do.

Money Talks News
Mobile-only banks: Cashing in on the 18-35 crowd  SDTimes.com

Mobile banking is the new banking “mode du jour” for the millennial market. Digital banks like European-based N26, Monzo, and Orange Bank, part of French ...

A Simple Guide to the Different Kinds of Credit Bureaus  Credit.com News

You may think all of your credit reports are the same, but there are actually many different kinds of credit bureaus.

Credit.com News
How to Open a Checking Account When You Have Bad Credit  MoneyRates.com

When it comes to credit scores, the news isn't good for many Americans. An analysis of scores by the credit bureau Experian found a third of people have what ...

How Long Does It Take to Open a Checking Account?  SavingAdvice.com

Opening a checking account is a pretty straightforward process for most people. The most difficult part is choosing between a bank or credit union and finding the ...

Rejected for a Checking Account? Don't Give Up. Follow These Steps.  Huffington Post

By Melissa Lambarena Being denied a checking account isn't a permanent roadblock to financial stability. After overcoming homelessness, ...

Huffington Post
Watchdog: Be careful when calling up free credit report site  Dallas Morning News

When typing a website address into a browser, don't mistype a single letter. That could lead to ID theft.

Dallas Morning News
What Wells Fargo Customers Who Fear Internal Fraud Should Do  Nasdaq

This *content* is made possible by our sponsor; the views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect ...

Problems with writing bad cheques  Punchng

If you write bad cheques, you are setting yourself up for trouble. You will end up paying a lot in fees, you will lose the ability to write cheques...

Has your frugality gone too far?  The Washington Post

I was telling a group once how cheap I am, joking that I breastfed all three of my children because the milk was free. After my speech, a woman came up to me ...

The Washington Post
Options for the Unbanked | Personal Finance  U.S. News & World Report

Almost 10 million U.S. households don't have a bank account. That's one of out of 12 homes in the nation, according to a 2011 survey by the Federal Deposit ...

U.S. News & World Report
After Wells Fargo Settlement, Questions About the Scandal Emerge  NBCNews.com

In the wake of the announcement that Wells Fargo would pay $185 million in fines, plus millions more in restitution to customers who were charged fees after ...

Signs It's Time to Leave Your Bank (and How to Choose a New One)  Lifehacker

I am not a loyal banking customer. Over the past 5 or 6 years, I've switched banks a few times because of fees, poor customer *service*, or just better options ...

From investing to debt to budgeting, 19 financial mistakes millennials should avoid  KING5.com

The money moves you make when you're young are going to set the stage for future financial success -- or make it harder for you to achieve your dreams.

Checking Accounts that Don’t Require a Credit Check  Go Banking Rates

Once, there was a time when your credit history did not dictate whether or not you could obtain a standard checking account. But over the years, more banks and ...

Go Banking Rates
What you should know about child identity theft  KSL.com

SALT LAKE CITY — Identity theft of children is often overlooked and has rapidly increased over the last decade. Child identity theft occurs when the Social ...

10 Things You Absolutely Need To Know About Banking  Forbes

People generally do not get very excited about choosing a checking or savings account. But making the wrong choice can be extremely costly. Here are ten ...

Blemished banking history? Try second-chance checking account  Bankrate.com

Do you have a troubled banking history? Have you had a checking account forcibly closed in the past? In either case, you could face problems opening a new ...

Stuck in cycle of debt, domestic violence victims battle banks  CNNMoney

Amy Kukec thought leaving her abusive husband would be the beginning of a new life, but so far she's hit one debilitating financial roadblock after another.


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Welcome to ChexAccount.com, your one stop source for ChexSystems solutions and resources. This site was designed to help people find a way out of ChexSystems, or at least find a reasonable solution.
ChexSystems Information and Guide. What is ChexSystems?. ChexSystems provides deposit account verification services to its financial institution members to aid them in identifying account applicants who may have a history of account mishandling (for example, people whose accounts were overdrawn and then closed by them or by their bank).
Here are five steps you can take to clear data from the ChexSystems database and avoid being flagged as a risky banking customer.
ChexSystems, Inc. Attn: Consumer Relations 7805 Hudson Road, Suite 100 Woodbury, MN 55125. To Whom It May Concern: I was recently denied a bank account based on the information that ChexSystems maintains under my name and Social Security Number.
How to Dispute Chexsystems Even if you pay off your old bank account, you still have to make sure the bank sends a letter to Chexsystems requesting the removal of any negative information.
Here is a free but useful resource for those individuals who have failed to apply for a new checking account because of being listed in ChexSystems or poor history of previous banking.
To create Chexsystems review we checked Chexsystems.info reputation at lots of sites, including Siteadvisor and MyWOT. Unfortunately, we did not find sufficient information whether Chexsystems is safe for children or does not look fraudulent.
Banks that don’t use ChexSystems and Second Chance Banking are excellent options for people with ChexSystems or EWS records. Find a new bank to get a fresh start.
One of our more popular topics is Non ChexSystems Banks, that is, a list of Updated major banks that don’t require ChexSystems.
The answer is a rather long one. The dirty truth is that if you have your name added to the ChexSystems database, you are going to have to prepare to battle for your bank account.

ChexSystems Wiki

ChexSystems is a check verification service and consumer credit reporting agency owned by the eFunds subsidiary of Fidelity National Information Services. It provides information about the use of deposit accounts by consumers.