Glossary

Routing Number

The routing number (also referred to as RTN, routing transit number, ABA or bank routing number) is a nine-digit numeric code printed on the bottom of checks. This number is used to facilitate the electronic routing of funds (ACH transfer) from one bank account to another.

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