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    Quote Originally Posted by pragmatic View Post
    If you are referring to coin. There is quite often a foodbank or charity collection jar at the cash register. Easy solution to the problem.
    Not so much around here that I have noticed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kalkin View Post
    One of my favorite tricks is to grind down the price of a car and then pay with a credit card. Salesmen think you're nuts not to go with their lower rate financing.
    I attempted that once a couple of decades ago (wanted $10k worth of airline miles) and was told at several places that it wasn't something they could do.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pragmatic View Post
    Concur.

    Use cash for everything when practical. (obviously online it is not.)

    With so many data breaches happening on a regular basis it only seems like good sense. Every time one uses a credit/debit card you are opening yourself up to another exposure of identity theft/data mining/breach.
    We have Life lock for that very reason.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crepitus View Post
    I attempted that once a couple of decades ago (wanted $10k worth of airline miles) and was told at several places that it wasn't something they could do.
    It is probably based on state law. I am not sure that I could use a credit card here to buy a car. Last time I had to get a special type of check endorsed by my bank. (I put half down and financed the rest.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kalkin View Post
    Does anyone else here like to keep a stash of cash around? I have bank accounts and a bunch of credit cards, but, for some reason, I like to have cold, hard cash at my disposal. Sure, one can always run to an ATM and pull some out, but the banks generally limit your daily ATM withdrawals. I like the freedom and anonymity of cash. I like the bargaining power of cash. Anyone else share this first-world malady?
    Yes. Cash is good.

    Governments hate it too. Which makes me like it more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crepitus View Post
    I attempted that once a couple of decades ago (wanted $10k worth of airline miles) and was told at several places that it wasn't something they could do.
    I put $8500 on mine to buy a Galant a few years back.
    "An army, great in space, may offer opposition in a brief span of time.
    One man, brief in space, must spread his opposition
    across a period of many years if he is
    to have a chance of succeeding"

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