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#1 +warwagon

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 21:19

My question is, do you still carry a checkbook? Personally I still do, even though I only write 1 check per month. I just like having checks along just cause I forget my wallet at home or something which has my cash and my debit card.  I also keep a $50 Google Wallet card in my checkbook sepearte from my wallet for this reason as well.

 

How about everyone else?




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Posted 07 March 2014 - 21:23

I've never used checks in my entire life basically. Sure, I filled out 2 or 3 years and years ago, but beyond that not really. I do use cashier/certified checks that I can send via online account to pay things on occasion though, but it's not really the same thing.



#3 Max Norris

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 21:24

Got some checks in my desk for a couple bills that don't let me pay electronically... but actually carrying it?  Nah, hasn't left the house in years, haven't needed it, that's what I have debit cards for.. never mind the serious hassle of writing one and waiting for them to make sure I'm not ripping somebody off or the glares from people behind me as I have to wait for a manager to approve it.  Guess I don't have a trustworthy look.



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Posted 07 March 2014 - 21:26

No. I've never used cheques to begin with.



#5 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 21:27

Nope do not carry it and i still have the first box of checks they ever gave me (i just use a stamp to change the address on the checks)

The only reason i have it is so that I can pay my rent.



#6 Marshall

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 21:29

You forgot the option "What's a checkbook" ;)



#7 Enron

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 21:29

I carry Bitcoins now.



#8 Tager

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 21:31

checkbook stays at home.  I only use it to pay rent or when I purchase stuff through work.  Otherwise, it's debit or cash everywhere I go.

 

I don't think stores around here accept checks anymore though.



#9 +Aheer.R.S.

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 21:31

You forgot the option "What's a checkbook" ;)

Dammit, I was going to say that :p

#10 sbauer

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 21:37

I have checks, but I rarely use them. I never bring them with me.



#11 OP +warwagon

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 21:38

I guess another reason I bring my checkbook with me is because I also keep my license in my checkbook.



#12 +Nik L

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 21:40

No.  They are an antiquated way of dealing with finances.



#13 firey

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 21:41

I guess another reason I bring my checkbook with me is because I also keep my license in my checkbook.

That's what a wallet is for.  


I've never carried my cheque book with me.  I've got some, but I've only used them when paying a large sum of money and last time I did that was years ago.



#14 Thrackerzod

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 21:43

I still have my check books stored away but I haven't written one for many years. I can't think of any situation I would ever need them anymore.



#15 OP +warwagon

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 21:44

That's what a wallet is for.  


I've never carried my cheque book with me.  I've got some, but I've only used them when paying a large sum of money and last time I did that was years ago.

 

But then if I forget my wallet..

 

I would have no cash

No Debit card

AND no drivers license.

 

I do keep $50 in my car though just in case I forget both and need gas.





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