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What is a Money Order?
A money order is like a prepaid check. It’s a payment order for a specified amount of money. You can use money orders to pay bills or make purchases. Funds are prepaid, so money orders can be cashed or deposited without worrying about non-sufficient funds fees.
How to get a Money Order:
Visit A Store
Go to your nearest Speedy Cash location to purchase a money order.
Tell us the amount
Pay in cash for the amount of your money order, plus any fees. (Psst! There’s no fee for existing Customers.)
Send your money
Write in a service provider or person's name on the face of the money order (like you would a check) and mail, deposit or deliver to the recipient.
How to cash a Money Order:
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When to use Money Orders
If you don't have A Bank Account...
If you don't have a checking account and need to send money to someone, money orders are a convenient and safe way to make on-time payments. No mailing cash necessary!
If you do have A Bank Account…
For bank account holders, money orders are a safe alternative to check payments. They keep bank account information private and secure, and payment is guaranteed.
If you want to track your Payment…
Money orders are also a good way to safeguard your funds. As long as you keep your receipt, you can track them.
Ready! Where can I get a Money Order near me?
Visit or call one of our store locations today to get or cash a money order.
Money Orders Help Center
If you’re a Speedy Cash Customer, you won’t be charged a fee for purchasing a money order. If you’re not a Customer, you can buy a money order if the amount is less than $500. Fees for non-Customers vary by location and typically range from $0.49-$1. Call a store near you for more details.
We do! Also, pretty much any bank, credit union, and even retailers cash money orders. Unlike with checks, banks don’t have to worry about money orders bouncing because they’re prepaid. However, other locations might charge you a fee to cash them. At Speedy Cash, there’s no charge to cash a money order.
Money orders are one of the safest ways to send payments. Unlike cash, it’s very difficult for a fraudster to cash a money order. Remember to fill out all the fields on your money order and keep your receipt.
A money order is basically like a prepaid personal check. You can get one from places like Speedy Cash, banks, etc. and send it to anyone you want. A cashier’s check is typically more expensive, and a bank has to issue and sign it.
You're welcome to review some common questions on our dedicated FAQs page. We also provide some financial resources on our blog. And of course, we’re always happy to hear from you in person, online or over the phone. Call a store near you for more details.