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What Is Considered A Direct Deposit ?

Monday, February 3, 2014 - 5:20 AMChase Manhattan Bank - Details
when opening a chase checking account, what is considered a direct deposit ? Is it just received funds from employment or would anything else count as direct deposit ? 
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agb1aagb1a1 posts since
Feb 3, 2014
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1. Monday, February 3, 2014 - 8:32 AM
It's not guaranteed to work, but experience has shown that ACH transfers can count as a direct deposit. I have more info in this blog post.
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Ken TuminKen Tumin5,472 posts since
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2. Monday, February 3, 2014 - 11:15 AM
when opening a chase checking account, what is considered a direct deposit ? Is it just received funds from employment or would anything else count as direct deposit ? 
Why not ask them?
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MidAtlanticMidAtlantic27 posts since
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3. Monday, February 3, 2014 - 11:29 AM
I was always under the impression that Direct Deposits are not just one time deposits.  They are usually things you would get regularly like Social Security benefits, paychecks, CD interest etc.  An ACH would just be a one time deposit and not an on-going deposit.  Chase is my bank and all of my Direct Deposits are usually regular monthly deposits from different sources.

BTW:  This is what Chase states in their Disclosure Booklet about it:

"Direct deposit”: With “direct deposit,” someone, such as an employer or the government, sends your
funds directly into your account through the ACH electronic payment system."
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