Admission is just $5 at Farmington Civic Theater, a historic and first-run cinema in downtown Farmington. But don’t even think of pulling out a debit or credit card at the box office. Since it opened in 1940, the theater has taken payment only in actual dollars and coins.
Planning to use credit to cover your holiday expenses? Watch out. Last holiday season, plenty of Americans dug themselves into gift-giving trouble with an average debt of $1,054. And roughly half of those consumers anticipate that they’ll be paying off their balance
Sorry—plastic or mobile payments only. This is a merchant checkout counter-reply that a U.S. consumer rarely hears. As the following Bankrate article reports, there are two passionate sides to the issue of whether retailers should go cashless.
We live in an age where conveniences count for a lot in the lives of most. And increasingly we’ve grown accustomed to paying for conveniences. Twenty-five years ago, when ATM surcharging began, I was aghast. No one, least of all