Maintaining an accurate record of the balance you keep in your checking account is an important first step in managing your account. Use this easy, step-by-step guide to help you balance your account.
Compare Beginning with the first item on your statement place a checkmark beside each item with a corresponding entry in your checkbook register.
Determine your curent balance starting with the balance shown in your checkbook register, enter any items from your
statement that you have not
already included as follows:
* Deposits and other additions
* Interest credited to your account
* Checks and other debits
* Automatic payments or other
* Service charges
Include all outstanding credits Make a list of any deposits or other additions shown in your register which have not yet appeared on your statement. Add to
the Ending Balance shown on the front of your statement.
Include all outstanding debits Make a list of any debits or other subtractions that have not yet appeared on your statement. Subtract these from your total
This amount should be your current account balance.