Making it Rain: 7 Reasons Why It's Important to Keep Cash on Hand

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Transaction Confidence
If you have ever had your credit card or debit card denied for lack of funds at the register, you know how horrible it can make you feel. With cash, you are... more 
Photo by: PGoodhead
Transaction Confidence
If you have ever had your credit card or debit card denied for lack of funds at the register, you know how horrible it can make you feel. With cash, you are more likely to calculate how much you've gathered in the store to make sure you can pay for it without a problem. You'll never have to worry about your cash being declined either.
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Fri, Nov 1, 2013 12:57 PM EDT
I used to be tempted to spend every single cent I had. Now though, I've come to appreciate the value of having cash on hand. When you calculate your monthly budget, you should always budget out enough cash to have a bit of cash on hand. Not only does this help you control your spending and stick to your budget, it will also ensure you have the cash when you need it. Something about having to spend cold, hard cash is such a different experience mentally than simply swiping a debit card. Check out the 7 reasons below to always have cash on hand. - By Anna Newell Jones


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