Back in the good ol' days, there used to be lots of advantages to using paper checks. Now, not so much.
Overseas travelers run the risk that vendors won't accept them and that banks will charge a substantial fee to cash them.
Leaving the waitstaff bills for a tip will simplify their lives and make sure the money gets to the right place.
Even bank fees and loan fees and interest rates are fair game for haggling.
She might have slept in a mansion every night, but she was smarter about being broke than I was.
Credit cards can be a benefit, as long as you use them responsibly and pay off your balance in full each month.
I'm still on the road, too. Good thing I had backup.
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