Passbook

Definition

  • A book in which all the transactions in a bank account are noted. This book may list the transaction codes and the customer's responsibilities.

Synonyms
account book, bankbook, transaction book

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Balance (bal.) Abbreviation,
    • The amount of money in your account.
  • Bank Definition,
    • An institution that acts as a financial intermediary by receiving money from depositors and lenders and also lending to borrowers.
  • Billing Statement Definition,
    • A monthly bill that is sent by a creditor to the customer that provides a summary of the activity on an account. This can include balances, purchases, payments, credits, and finance charges.
  • Cheque (CK) Acronym,
    • A written order for payment of a certain amount of money.
    Bank account transaction code.
  • Cheque Register Definition,
    • A book or log where you can record the details of every transaction made in your chequing account.
  • Debit Definition,
    • Another name for withdrawal of funds from your account.
  • Number of Free Transactions per Month Definition,
    • The number of transactions an account holder is allowed to make before being charged a fee. If the limit is exceeded, a per-item charge is applied. Some accounts offer an unlimited number of free transactions or no free transactions per month.
  • Overdraft (DR) Acronym,
    • The amount that a cheque exceeds the available balance in the payor's account; also insufficient funds.
    Bank account transaction code.
  • Per Item Charge Definition,
    • A fee charged to account holders who exceed the allowable number of free transactions for their accounts. Or, the balance in an account does not meet the average monthly balance required to waive the fee.
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