routing number



Set of numbers associated with a checking, savings, or other bank account that associates a financial institution with the account. This number is used to determine where to route funds to or from. Any individuals seeking direct deposit from a company will typically have to provide a routing and account number.

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  • Ken wanted to do his taxes online to get a speedy refund, but after he forgot his routing number, he had to send his taxes and by mail.

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  • By obtaining the routing number, the thieves were able to access the bank account of the manager and direct the cash flow away from the account after the money was deposited onto it by the manager's company,

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  • The customer needed to know his bank account routing number so that the transaction would be deposited in the proper account.

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