Monthly Archives - September 2019

Payment Paranoia or Why I don’t accept cashier’s checks

By Elenid Hansen The first time someone contacted me through my company website I was elated. The site had been up for about a month and, other than the usual spam, I had yet to receive any offers of work. When the email from “Paul Smith” arrived requesting a quote I was ready. It seemed odd to me that the files I received to translate were huge and at three weeks the turn-around time was pretty quick, yet I remained optimistic. I knew I could do it if I started immediately, but it would cost quite a bit. So, I...

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