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What Is Regulation D?

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 8:48 AM
Before the popularity of online banks with their high yield savings accounts, you never transferred money directly out of a savings account. You usually transferred it to your checking account and then write checks, withdrew cash, or used a debit card. Regulation D didn’t matter to you and you were never penalized with a fee. So, what is Regulation D and why is there this limit of 6 transfers?
ShorebreakShorebreak2,675 posts since
Apr 6, 2010
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1. Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 10:37 AM
Actually, the Regulation D limits apply to transfers from savings to checking accounts. 

Unless you meant people would transfer a lump sum to their checking accounts as a single count against the savings account, then do multiple transactions from their checking. 
me1004me1004373 posts since
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