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Subject:  Re: Thomas Cook Tour Company Folds Date:  9/24/2019  8:59 PM
Author:  bighairymike Number:  24362 of 25042

"Check"?

Antiquated piece of paper that was commonly used as a payment method in the previous millennium.- vkg


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I write checks for all my bills. I get two benefits. This forces me actually look at each bill each month and make note of how much something is costing me. Once I discovered a $700 over billing on my electric bill when the elec company swapped meters. Another time a charge was posted twice to my credit card account.

The second benefit is I am free to change credit cards or banks as I see fit if my card is lost or stolen. Also there is with no risk of non payment for things on auto pay that I had forgotten about. Or perpetual autopay. A friend of mine discovered that he had been paying for some i=tunes subscription for years that he didn't use and had forgotten about. Couldn't happen if he wrote a check for it each month.

Not saying my way is better but it works for me. Different strokes...
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