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Changing Money and Banking - French Banking Vocabulary

Useful vocabulary for talking about changing money and banking in French

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When traveling (or doing anything else, for that matter), you need access to money, which means you need to know how to talk about it in the local language. Here's a page of useful French vocabulary related to money and banking so that you can change money, talk about your payment method, manage bank accounts, and more.

money de l'argent (m)
bill, note, paper money un billet
cash des espèces (f), du liquide
change la monnaie
coin une pièce (de monnaie)
check, cheque un chèque
checkbook un carnet de chèques
certified check un chèque certifié
traveler's check un chèque de voyage
bank card, ATM card une carte bancaire
credit card une carte de crédit
  
bank une banque
currency exchange un bureau de change
ATM machine, cash dispenser un guichet automatique de banque (GAB)
  
deposit un dépôt
checking account un compte-chèques
savings account un compte d'épargne
balance le bilan
bank statement un relevé de compte
exchange rate le taux de change
fees les frais (m)
interest rate le taux d'intérêt
loan un emprunt
receipt un reçu
sum, amount, total le montant
transfer un virement
withdrawal un retrait
yield le rendement
  
to buy acheter
to cash a check toucher un chèque
to change money (into Euros) changer de l'argent (en Euros)
to count compter
to deposit (into an account) déposer (sur un compte)
to earn gagner
to need avoir besoin de
to pay cash payer en espèces
with a credit card avec une carte de crédit
with traveler's checks avec des chèques de voyage
to save money faire des économies
to sell vendre
to sign signer
to spend dépenser
to transfer virer
to write a check faire un chèque
to withdraw retirer

 
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