Try Using Cash to Keep Spending Under Control
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Swiping plastic has become incredibly easy. With both credit cards and debit cards, we can be in and out with a purchase in a matter of seconds. Unfortunately, this convenience comes at a cost. By using plastic, we can begin to lose track of how much money is being spent. Sure, two dollars here, four dollars there, it doesn’t seem like much at the time of purchase, but if you aren’t careful, they can add up and bust your budget. One trick to help keep your daily spending under control is to use cash instead of your credit or debit cards. It might not be as fast, but it helps you visualize just how much money you’re spending.