Check Cashing Fact Sheet

Brand Names: Mr. Payroll, Cashland, Cash America Pawn and SuperPawn

Cash America offers check cashing services for payroll and government checks through many of its pawn and cash advance locations as well as Mr. Payroll kiosks. Mr. Payroll check cashing centers are located inside convenience stores, gas stations, neighborhood service centers and in stand−alone facilities and offer an easy, quick option for customers who need to cash a check.

Types of checks cashed can include: paychecks, federal income tax refund checks, personal checks and government benefits.* The process is quick and easy, and repeat customers can cash their checks in less than a minute.

*May vary by state.

Check Cashing Locations1
Cash America offers check cashing in 18 states throughout the United States: AL, AK, CA, CO, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MI, MO, NC, OH, OK, TN, TX, UT and WA

Check Cashing Facts
  • Fees typically average from 1 to 2 percent of the check amount, depending on the type of check presented and state law
  • A valid, state issued photo ID and a checking account are required to cash a check
  • Cash America verifies and assesses the risk on each check cashing transaction
  • Check cashing is a regulated industry federally and at the state level in 33 states and Washington, D.C. (often including a limit on fees that may be charged)
Additional Services Provided
  • Money orders
  • Bill paying
  • Money transfers
1As of May 2012

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