From what it is told, cheques had been around before even technology game to rise. It had existed in many forms, came with many different names and was seen from culture through culture. However, no today cheques are usually pronounced and spelt as 'checks' within American English.Benefits and Cons to using ChequesThere are a plethora of advantages of using such methods to pay another. On of them being is that it is quick and convenient. Many may not have the current amount of money to pay for something, and a cheque is the easiest way to go, it is also the safest way to go. Carrying hundreds of dollars on you is quite dangerous especially if others with shady intention see you with it, theft if not worse could occur with you. Carrying around a chequebook seems to be one of the norms of society and a norm that has no doubt significantly impacted many with their shopping or business experiences.Though there are cons when working with cheques. Many seem to write more than what they own either as a scam or other immoral intentions. Just because someone writes a cheque for hundreds of dollars does not mean that they currently have the amount on them. There is also the fact that many businesses prefer to have actual cash over cheques for obvious legal purposes.