Banking Terminology

A useful glossary of Spanish and English terms used in banking in Colombia...

English
Spanish
Account balance Saldo de cuenta
Account opening Apertura de cuenta
ATM receipt Recibo del cajero
ATM Machine Cajero
Bank account Cuenta de banco
Bank slip Extracto de cuenta
Checking account (current account) Cuenta corriente
Check the balance Consulta de saldo
Credit card Tarjeta de credito
Debit card Tarjeta de debito
Deposit money Deposito bancario
Interest Interes
Mortgage Hipoteca
Payment Pago
Preferential rate Tasa preferencial
Savings account Cuenta de ahorros
Taxes Impuestos
Transfer Transferencia
Withdraw money Retiros