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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Noticing the Change Posted on Nov 15

Noticing the Change

Posted by: Jayda Leder-Luis This whole experiment of not using my debit card has made me more aware of each cent I spend. Literally. I always carried a few pennies and dimes in my wallet, but after a week I’d stash them away in a change   …Continue Reading Noticing the Change

No Fee? Still No Swipes! Posted on Nov 7

No Fee? Still No Swipes!

Posted by: Jayda Leder-Luis With all the outrage from consumers, Bank of America announced early last week that it would not be charging a $5 monthly debit card fee.  Despite this turn of events, I am still committed to being a cash-only consumer for the entire   …Continue Reading No Fee? Still No Swipes!