Posts Tagged ‘cash’

Strictly using cash for all of your spending can offer some advantages—it can make it easier to stick to your budget and keep you out of debt. But there are also disadvantages to consider as well. Even if you don’t have a debit or credit card, prepaid and secured credit cards can still offer some […]

When it comes to debt, credit cards are not necessarily the root of all evil. In fact, when used responsibly, credit cards can be quite helpful and offer many benefits. If you have avoided using your credit card, there are some situations in which you may want to, instead of using cash or a debit […]

The following are some tips for keeping costs down when exchanging currency: Withdraw cash from the ATM Sometimes, the cheapest way to convert cash is to simply withdraw it from the ATM with your debit card. Ask your bank what they charge for overseas withdrawals (some charge a percentage, some charge a flat fee, and […]

When traveling internationally, currency exchange often comes with the territory. Because most other countries don’t use the United States Dollar, you’ll often need to exchange money in order to make cash purchases. Depending on where you’re going, how often you’re exchanging money, where you’re exchanging it, and how much you’re exchanging, it can end up […]

If you frequently withdraw cash from an ATM, you’ve likely noticed that there are sometimes extra charges tacked on. They may seem minimal, but they can certainly add up, especially if you make cash withdrawals on a routine basis. If you’re looking for ways to cut down on ATM expenses, or even eliminate them completely, […]