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- Thiddle | Work + Money | Sun, Nov 11, 2012 3:14 AM EST | Comments
At the supermarket yesterday I handed the cashier a blank check and said, "$25 over, please."...Read More »
You don't have to fill out your check at our supermarket. You just give them the blank and the machine fills it out.
If you want to make the check for over the amount and get some cash back, you just tell the cashier.
It was a busy day. She and one other cashier watched over ten or 12 customer checkouts.
I watched her hand as it went into the till, first drawing a $20 bill and then a $5 bill.
Her attention was divided and she did not notice.
"It's not my birthday, but I thank you even so," I told her.
This stopped her in her tracks. Was she about to hand me too much money?
"You said $25 over," she said, looking at the two bills in her hand. By this time the other cashier was paying attention.
"I did say that," I said, "but that's not what I mean."
I pointed to the $20 bill, still in her hand, and said, "I mean that."
She looked at the bill and had to laugh.
"What is it?
- Cham Chamde | Work + Money | Sat, Nov 10, 2012 9:28 PM EST | Comments
There are plenty of good reasons to stop using credit cards but many people don't really take them into consideration. I would like to share with you my reasons to quit using credit cards and raise that awareness level! Credit cards can be great tools when they are used correctly, but it's very easy to abuse a credit card and damage your credit score while putting yourself further into debt. I don't want to bash credit cards today, I just want to teach responsibility and show you how to be wise with your money. So read on for 9 smart reasons to stop using credit cards!
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- Betterhealthblog.com | Work + Money | Fri, Nov 9, 2012 9:01 PM EST | Comments
Using cell phones all the time is not a good habit. Not only does it distract you from continuing other activities throughout the day; it also incurs you whopping amounts of bills. Even if you are always busy downloading ringtones, wallpapers, or just messaging your friends, it wastes a lot of your time. So, what you can do to curb this habit? This particular habit can be directly called cell phone addiction. In this article, we will discuss how you can get rid of this habit.
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- Babble.com | Work + Money | Fri, Nov 9, 2012 3:18 PM EST | Comments
Baby registries are a great way to help new parents get the baby items they need before their little bundle arrives. Baby items can really add up, so it's nice to have friends and family chip in with gifts and registries are a good way to give them a bit of direction. I hadn't a clue what I was doing when I registered for my baby shower before I had a baby and as such, I thought it might be helpful to share some of the insight I learned through the process in the hopes that it can be quick and painless for any of you planning to do this in the future! Here are 10 tips when registering baby items:
1. Take a seasoned mama friend
I cannot overemphasize the importance of this. If you've never been into a baby store, then you have no idea how many baby gadgets and gizmos exist out there...believe me there's a lot! Without someone with you to show you the ropes, it's easy to want to turn right around and walk out the door. Take a friend with whom you share a similar aesthe...Read More »
- Astrology.com Financescopes | Work + Money | Fri, Nov 9, 2012 11:35 AM EST | Comments
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
You want to be fair, you really do, but when that flash of anger strikes, fairness is the last thing on your mind. Keep a grip on yourself, though, because your bottom line is what will ultimately take a big hit if you act on your emotions. Stay cool.
Today's Aries Reading: Free Sample Friends and Lovers Reading
Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
Going on the way you have been guarantees that you will survive, but not that you will thrive. For that, you need to change things up a bit. Your regular routine is doing more to bring you down than to support you.
Today's Taurus Reading: Free Sample Intimacy Secrets Reading
Gemini (May 21 - June 21)
You're having fun with the numbers today, if only because it's all on paper. Don
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