Is it legal to post date a personal check?

Answer It is legal to postdate a check. However, the receiver of the check is not obligated to wait until the date on the check to cash it. However, it is illegal to write a check knowing funds are not av... Read More »

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Is it illegal to post date a payroll check after the pay date?

While post-dated checks are frowned upon, there is no law to keep your employer from post-dating the checks. Your only reprieve would be to check into payment laws and see whether it is illegal in ... Read More »

Is it legal for a bank to cash a post dated check?

It is legal for a bank to cash a check whenever the bank receives it. Sometimes, however, the bank will be prevented from cashing the check if you give the bank reasonable notice before the bank re... Read More »

How long is a personal check good for from the origin date?

Most banks are not required to cash checks after six months have passed from the date the check was written. However, some banks may cash old checks anyway. If you want to make sure an old check wo... Read More »

Does the post office cash personal money orders?

The United States Postal Service (USPS) will cash money orders, but it will only cash those issued by the USPS. You can redeem postal service money orders at any post office or with rural carriers,... Read More »