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- October 28, 2007 at 10:47 pm #253911
I’ll get a cashier’s check at one of our credit unions. Its $1 at the one for my
husband’s work and free at our’s. Same idea, the money is in the bank and
For very small amounts, say under $25, I might go thru the post office. Saves a
trip to the credit unions. I haven’t had any problems. I always keep the receipt
in case there is an issue.
From: herberkids3 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 2007/10/29 Mon AM 11:20:11 CDT
Subject: Re: Budget101.com : Money Orders
We learned the hard way to go through the credit union for ours. If
it gets lost in the mail, the bank can check to see if it’s been
cashed, and will cancel it for free and make out a new one for us.
The $.59 Western Union ones won’t cancel unless they haven’t been
paid out in 90 days, and you have to forfeit a % or dollar amount
off the money order to cancel it. That can be a real pain in the
Our credit union charges $2 each, but it’s worth it to know that if
something DOES happen, we’re covered by them. I know some banks can
be more expensive. I have an account in my own name at 5th/3rd Bank,
and they charge $5 for the money orders. I declined to get it there,
and withdrew the money needed and got them at the credit union we
bank at instead.
— In Budget101_@yahoogroups.com, phillyanj@… wrote:
> When we are really strapped for cash, which is almost always, LOL,
> money orders too! It is worth the 59 cents each to know they
aren’t going to
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