Digital Bank Simple Goes Back in Time

BBVA subsidiary Simple is launching a new product that many would say goes back in time, paper checks; “We heard you: sometimes you just gotta write a check, even if you do your banking online. So here they are in all their glory—Simple paper checks,” the email read as reported by Finovate; the company provides a FAQ alongside the checks which cost $5 for a book of 25 checks; the bank also announced they were shutting down their bill pay service, starting on July 9 Simple customers will need to pay bills by check. Source.

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