Use these checking account tips to better understand how to manage a checking account.
A deposit slip is a written order to your bank instructing it to put funds into your account. You can use a deposit slip to put money such as cash, checks, and money orders into your account.
Be sure to endorse or sign any check that had been made payable to you before you deposit it. On the back of the check, there is a place for your endorsement, or signature.
Deposit slips vary from bank to bank. Here's an example:
Use your mouse to drag and drop the parts of the deposit slip below, or print out a printable deposit slip to practice filling it in by hand.
If you want to cash a check and not deposit it, remember to sign the back of the check.
Visit Deposit in our Everyday Life section to practice endorsing a check and filling out a deposit slip.