Why You May Want to Make the Choice to Use Cash


Not that long ago, cash was the only way to pay for your purchases. In fact, the first credit cards were used in 1951. My, how times have changed in 60 years. While my grandparents lived on a strict budget and did without things they could not afford, my generation and the generation behind me often find ourselves deeply mired in debt because of the ease of use of credit cards. Now, with the advent of the mobile wallet, which allows you to pay for your purchases with your smart phone, we as a society are becoming increasingly removed from using cash, and, consequently, feeling the pain of our purchases. My husband and I are in the midst of paying down debt incurred from having two babies back to back, quitting my job to care for aforementioned babies, and getting my husband through a combined M.A./Ph.D. program. While the future looks bright for