[moneytalks] Re: Print checks?

  • From: "Bob Ray" <rayrj@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: moneytalks@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2005 08:31:27 -0500


There are several companies that preprint checks that will work.  Deluxe 
Business Forms is the largest company.  In most cases your bank may well 
deal with them.  They are one of the providers of the raised line checks 
that you just heard about.  If that is what you would be interested in go to 
your bank and ask.  If they say that they don't have such things you can ask 
them if they work with Deluxe.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andrew J. LaPointe" <alapointe89@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <moneytalks@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, September 14, 2005 7:48 AM
Subject: [moneytalks] Re: Print checks?

Thank you for the information.  I will look into this.  I love the checkbook
program.  I have been looking for something like this for a long time.  I
remember back in the dos days, there was a talking checkbook by the
Commissioner of the Mass Commission for the Blind in Boston.  It was the
greatest program with tons of features for the blind.  This Money Talks
program is in the same league.  Thank you.  Andy, Salem, MA.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "TERRIE TERLAU" <tterlau@xxxxxxx>
To: <moneytalks@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, September 14, 2005 8:24 AM
Subject: [moneytalks] Re: Print checks?

Instead of Quicken-type checks which are pricy, there are two alternatives,
one costing very little more than wallet checks.
1. Most banks sell a business-sized check in a check-book. This check is
almost as big as a business envelope. It usually does not have a stub to
tear off. Its fields are just farther apart. This check option allows you to
keep track of check number yourself because remaining checks stay in the

2. A more costly, but neat, option is the large print, raised-line check.
This is the same size as the business check above, but has raised lines and
raised print. Money Talks supports this as well. These checks are in a book.
Most banks have them, but they don't know it until you go through the bank's
big book of check types and styles with them ― and then they are amazed to
find it there. It is a more expensive option, though.

Personally, I don't like the 3-to-a-page checks because I have to keep track
of partial pages of checks when I write only one. However, a number of
people, some on this list, find such checks to work well.


Mary T. (Terrie) Terlau, Ph.D.
Adult Life Project Leader
Department of Educational and Technical Research
American Printing House for the Blind
1839 Frankfort Ave.
Louisville, KY 40206
Phone:  (502) 899-2381
Toll-free: (800) 223-1839 ext. 381
Fax: (502) 899-2269
Email: tterlau@xxxxxxx

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