Food Lion, Food Land, and Giant Eagle are just few of the grocery retailers that accept money orders. Money orders can also be cashed at certain CVS and Ace Check Cashing locations.
A money order, like a check, verifies a specific quantity of money already exists in another person’s bank account. That’s why you have to turn it into cash before you can utilise it. While most money orders can only be redeemed at banks or by the money order issuer, some grocery stores and convenience stores do offer this service. A valid photo ID is required in order to cash a money order at a supermarket or convenience store. There is a little cost incurred when a money order is cashed somewhere other than a USPS branch. The cost can be avoided by depositing the money order into a bank account rather than cashing it, and the money can be withdrawn at a later time. Keep in mind that money orders are frequently used in fraud, therefore it’s crucial that you confirm its legitimacy before using it. You can check the validity of a money order by calling the issuer and asking for information about the order, but for your own safety, you should only accept money orders from issuers whose phone numbers can be located in a reliable public directory or on a reputable website.