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BCHECK12M
Anyone in the household went to a place other than a bank to cash a check in last 12 months

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Description

BCHECK12M reports whether anyone in the household has gone to a place other than a bank to cash a check that was received from someone else in the last 12 months. Banks are defined as "banks, savings and loans, credit unions, and brokerage firms."

This variable is part of the Unbanked/Underbanked Supplement.

Comparability

In 2011 and 2013, only those who reported ever having gone to a non-bank location to cash a check were asked this question. This was not a requirement to be in universe for BCHECK12M in 2015 and on.

Universe

  • Jun 2011 and Jun 2013: Households that indicated someone had ever cashed a check outside a bank, report having or not having bank accounts, and have a respondent aged 15 or older, who has knowledge of household finances.
  • Jun 2015 and Jun 2017: Households that report having or not having bank accounts, and have a respondent aged 15 or older, who has knowledge of household finances.

Availability

Years Jan Feb ASEC Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2011 - - - - - X - - - - - -
2013 - - - - - X - - - - - -
2015 - - - - - X - - - - - -
2017 - - - - - X - - - - - -

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