From the daily archives: Friday, April 13, 2012

That was easy

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I started out thinking that I would have at least some instances where I would be frustrated by being restricted to cards for a week, but I think the most interesting story is that I went almost an entire seven days without even noticing that I had no cash on me. I did have to [...]

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This was a challenge, especially when the world is programmed to use cards. One would think that using cards would save money versus using cash but that isn’t true. I can tell you I did cheat a couple of times but it wasn’t intentional. My day 1 started with me stuck at home finishing a [...]

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Living without cards for a week resulted in some interesting habits. For one, I developed a fear of being without small bills.  I found that I always liked to keep a couple $1, $5  and $10 dollar bills on me. Whether I was splitting a bill with friends, tipping or making sure I [...]

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Concluding thoughts

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I told myself I was going to blog every day, tens of hilarious stories about my trials and tribulations living in a cash-constrained world. But the truth is, all the trials and tribulations were mundane inconveniences, causing me to walk further, wait longer, and buy later. I avoided short rides on the T without access [...]

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