Check writing has become a lost art. There used to be something official about writing a personal check that made even the most minor transactions feel more important when you had to physically write out the recipient’s name, dollar amount and sign your name in the bottom right corner.
In 2015, writing a check isn’t what it used to be. Payments by check have dropped more than 50 percent from 2000 to 2012. At the same time, there’s been a fivefold increase in the Google search term “how to write a check” over the last decade.
Click the link below to find out why no one knows how to write a check anymore and for six steps on how to write a check the right way.