joint account

noun

: an account (as in a bank) that more than one person can use
My wife and I keep our money in a joint account.

Examples of joint account in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Psalm could be seen enjoying different areas of the party in TikTok videos shared by big sister North West, who turns 10 next month, on her joint account with the SKIMS co-founder. Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 8 May 2023 Between February of 2014 and February 2019, Ms. Wilson issued unauthorized checks payable to herself or her husband from the company's account and deposited those into a joint account with her husband or in a joint account with another relative. ... Dale Ellis, Arkansas Online, 22 Aug. 2023 But whether the rent or car note is paid from one joint account or each partner assumes responsibility for certain bills, couples need to have a discussion. Charisse Jones, USA TODAY, 17 May 2023 All funds in these accounts come from our monthly allowances drawn from our joint account. Carolyn Hax, Washington Post, 15 May 2023 Representative John Curtis, Republican of Utah, sold shares in First Republic from a joint account with his spouse on March 16, the day the industry bailout occurred. Kate Kelly, New York Times, 19 Apr. 2023 Psalm could also be seen enjoying different areas of the party in TikTok videos shared by big sister North on her joint account with her mom. Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 15 May 2023 But that goes both ways: A joint account means joint liability if one person overdrafts. Jane Thier, Fortune, 27 Mar. 2023 So a two-person joint account with no beneficiaries would have $500,000 in coverage. Michelle Singletary, Washington Post, 15 Mar. 2023 See More

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“Joint account.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/joint%20account. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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