Home Forums Speakers Corner I Womder How Long This One Will Last? Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post Pages 1 2 >> Next… I Womder How Long This One Will Last? morddwyd 10:10 26 Jun 2017 Locked I've just been sent a new cheque book. Looking at the current one I note that the first stub is dated October 2011! I somehow don't think that I will ever get to sign the last cheque im the new one. Matt. 10:30 26 Jun 2017 Just sign a few then post them to me (I'll pm my address to you) will soon dispose of them for you! Forum Editor 10:31 26 Jun 2017 I haven't written a cheque for many years, and I doubt that I will ever write another one. Aitchbee 10:33 26 Jun 2017 I still quite regularly include a cheque when sending birthday cards etc. to my close family in England and Ireland - much safer than sending real cash as only the named recipient can cash it in. x123 11:00 26 Jun 2017 Same here. I go through a cheque book in around a year. Some bills I prefer to pay by cheque and it is easier than putting cash in cards. Old Deuteronomy 11:01 26 Jun 2017 I'm in the same boat as the FE, not having written a cheque for many years. Aitchbee, we always use bank transfers to do the same. x123 11:07 26 Jun 2017 we always use bank transfers to do the same. Then I would need a book to list the 20 or so banking details. We send a card, we pop in a cheque unless the have asked for something specific. Aitchbee 11:09 26 Jun 2017 Aitchbee, we always use bank transfers to do the same. Old Deuteronomy, I have used that method also on occasions, for larger amounts. Quickbeam 11:27 26 Jun 2017 You can send family and friends money via Paypal for free. Forum Editor 14:04 26 Jun 2017 Sending money to people online couldn'be easier - no need to keep written lists of account numbers, and it's far quicker than sending cheques. Most children nowadays don't even know what a cheque is. Aitchbee 14:15 26 Jun 2017 Most children nowadays don't even know what a cheque is. At the other end of the age-scale my brother in Ireland [aged 69] has never used or owned a computer or mobile phone! Pages 1 2 >> Next… This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.