I do have a credit card and I use it for a lot of my travel expenses because it provides me with a lot of advantages. I also use cash a lot just because I developed the habit when I lived in Japan and almost all transactions there were done in cash. There are still times when I will make a large purchase in cash.
There are also a lot of people that have misused credit cards and found themselves in credit card debt. For this reason, they have sworn off credit cards. For those who have a difficult time exhibiting self control with a credit card, it’s often recommended that they get rid of it and use cash instead. This action seems pretty simple and a logical step to take, but apparently not having a credit card makes you weird and possibly even a terrorist according to the Department of Homeland Security:
Have we really reached the point where using cash is considered so abnormal that it flags one as to suspect of doing something wrong?
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