In large business transactions, or any transaction of any sort, is always undermined by the chance of the check that is being issued, bouncing. It is much safer to grab a cashier’s check because the money has already been withdrawn by the bank and it is the bank now which is responsible to get the money to the person to whom the check is being issued. They can be treated like cash instead of checks because of the guarantee by the bank that is involved instead of the mystery associated with whether a person actually does have the amount in his account ready to be withdrawn or not.
A cashier’s check is pretty straight forward and simple to identify. The name of the bank will be located prominently along with the words “cashier’s check”. Like currency notes, cashier’s checks also contain watermarks in order to minimize the threat of them being counterfeited, but should still be confirmed in a manner deemed satisfactory to you when receiving one.
Process to Acquire
In order to receive a cashier’s check to give out, a person will have to go to their bank in person and request that one be issued a cashier’s check. This will involve the bank withdrawing the funds from your account or by getting cash to issue one of that amount.
Cashier checks may take some time for other banks to clear since they will need to honour it only after confirming its validity and the fact that the issuing authority really does take responsibility for it. If you have any misconceptions when receiving one, calling the issuing bank will be able to clear those confusions.