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When I pay for groceries by check, where does that check go?

May 14th, 2010

Episode 622 of 1067 episodes

When you write a check to purchase goods and services, it passes through the hands of several banks before the process is complete. Marshall explains how checks are processed through intermediary banks in this episode.

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