From the daily archives: Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Going into the challenge, I was excited yet nervous about what this week would look like. Normally dependent on the various pieces of plastic in my wallet, when I drew the “cardless” assignment I knew I was in for an interesting experience. Like everyone else, I took the necessary precautions before the week started. I [...]

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Cost / Benefit Analysis

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Benefit:

Become more aware of your spending Can be more thankful to the convenience of the payment cards You are always ready to split costs after having a dine-out with friends

Cost

Miss the train because you have to purchase a charlie card Always exposed to the risk of losing cash Not cool (for not [...]

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Temptation Won

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All Yesterday I just wanted to use my credit card. It started with the T. It was just one old lady and me waiting for the only machine that takes cash for Charlie Tickets. She was taking her time, let’s just say. I said to myself, “If a train comes before she finishes buying her [...]

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