I'm selling an expensive item online and some buyers have inquired about submitting payment via wire transfer rather than Paypal to avoid the 3% fee. I searched online and even called my bank but I'm getting mixed answers on what exactly I need to provide to the buyer to facilitate this.

I understand I need to provide the name/address/phone of my bank's main branch and also my checking routing number. Do I also need to give my checking account number? I'm uneasy about divulging that.

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