Do you still use cash?

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  1. Oh So Much

    Oh So Much Well-Known Member VIP

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    I realized that I hardly ever use cash. I use my credit card for almost everything, pay it off each month, and use the points towards cash to pay it when I have enough.

    I use cash at the farmers market and at my hairdressers since he doesn't take credit cards and takes too long to cash checks. I think thats about it.

    You?
     
  2. Mark Mayonnaise

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    I swear to God I thought I saw you outside a store the other day
     
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    No. You didn't.
     
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    nope
     
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    Anyway, to answer the question, I pretty much do the same. Except I like to keep a $100 bill stashed deep in my wallet for emergencies that may come up unexpected. And I use my points to buy things, hardly ever put them towards my balance. And the only balance I keep are on my special rate cards, I still have two that are zero percent until late 2014. :cheer:
     
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    That seems inconvenient, seeing as how a lot of places don't accept hundreds. Why not five 20's? :dontknow:
     
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    Cash not so much. I use my debit card a lot. I don't like to put anything on a credit card that isn't going to exist when the bill comes even though I pay my balance off each month.
     
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    Hello Oh So, I hope you and small oh so are doing great.

    I hardly ever have cash on me, I mostly use my Visa and reap the rewards.
     
  11. Oh So Much

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    Last time I was in Portland was like 1999. :c
     
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    Yes, if the item is under $10 I pay with cash. When I put gas in my car at $20 a clip I use cash also. Fast food I use cash too, I only use my debit car there 5 times a month because I have to use my debit card that much to get free checking. Otherwise credit or cash.
     
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    Maybe I was in a time warp :tzone:
     
  14. Oh So Much

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    Old school ;)

    I still use checks to pay most of my bills so I kick it old school too.
     
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    I use my credit cards everytime. It's like free money. Only negative is I get phone calls from 800 numbers quite often.
     
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    Zero percent? How do you pull that off? Chriza has a good point, not a lot f places will break $100 or will they?
     
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    I like to pay in gold.

    Whats in your safe?
     
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    same here,but i'm old,turning 60 this year.
     
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    My drug dealer doesnt accept credit cards. Dudes gotta get with the times.
     
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    So it takes too long for a check to clear from the hair salon but to use them for paying bills, via mail, makes sense?

    Loopy gals :)