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Should You Stop Carrying Cash?

by Jessica Sommerfield · 36 comments

Welcome to the age of electronic fund transfers, debit and credit cards, and online banking. Carrying actual cash in your wallet is now optional, while paying with plastic has become the convenient choice. A recent survey from Bankrate indicated that 9% of Americans carry no cash at all. Of those who do carry it, the […]

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“Debit or credit?” It’s a question I’m asked every time I swipe my debit card — and which path I choose doesn’t seem to make much of a difference to me. I walk out of the store with my purchase, and the money is deducted from my checking account. But if we look under the […]

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No matter how fiscally responsible you are, or how much you have in savings, there will be times when life throws you a curve ball you’re not ready to catch. For instance, what would you do if your spouse suddenly became unable to work, or you were laid off? Many of us have set up […]

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Credit card debt is the worst. The super high interest rates make paying it off seem to take forever. When I got my first credit card, it took me more than a year to pay back the $1,500 I’d racked up. I eventually dug myself out of a hole, and you can, too — no […]

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Are you paying for bogus fees and overage charges every month? Would you even realize if an additional fee slipped into your monthly budget? Recent news of popular bank J.P. Morgan & Chase’s (known as Chase Bank) court-ordered refund of a staggering $309 million to consumers should have us all running to check our monthly […]

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There are many rewards that come with using credit cards responsibly. With rewards cards, you can rack up points to earn free travel, gift cards, and even cash. On the surface, using credit cards to pay your bills looks like a great idea. Why not get paid to buy what you’re going to buy anyway? […]

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