A debit card, also known as a “check card,” uses money from a linked Bank Account (Saving / Current) for purchases or. It’s a safe and convenient alternative to using cash or checks, and it works for in-person and online purchases. You can also use this card at automated teller machines, or ATMs, when you need to get cash, deposit checks, transfer between accounts or see bank account balances.
A debit card (also known as a bank card or check card) is a plastic payment card that can be used instead of cash when making purchases. It is similar to a credit card, but unlike a credit card, the money comes directly from the user's bank account when using a debit card.
Some cards may bear a stored value with which a payment is made, while most relay a message to the cardholder's bank to withdraw funds from a payer's designated bank account. In some cases, the primary account number is assigned exclusively for use on the Internet and there is no physical card.