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Do you pay with checks?

If you do pay with a check can you explain why.


Asked by Anonymous at 7:18 PM on Apr. 10, 2009 in Money & Work

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Answers (13)
  • Usually I only use them for rent and daycare, because they won't take cash or debit cards =) On rare occassions I will forget my debit card at home and have had to use a check when grocery shopping, but like I said - that's very rare.

    I used to have a friend that wrote checks for everything because it was easier for her to balance her checkbook. She'd forget to write down her debit card purchases.

    Answer by Silvertears1275 at 12:26 AM on Apr. 11, 2009

  • Not in stores but a couple of my bills I do.

    Answer by Trajik003 at 7:19 PM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • Some things I do. I don't generally carry cash, I use my debit card, so for some places/things that won't/can't accept that, I write a check. Part of my reason is I don't carry cash, part is it gives me proof that I paid, there's a paper trail and a record that I can prove, even if they don't give me a receipt or something. Also, things like childcare: at a hundred bucks a week, I'm definitely not going to carry that kind of cash with me.

    Answer by tropicalmama at 7:32 PM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • um i pay davare and school and rent with checks......

    Answer by mommymeg03 at 7:43 PM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • just rent...

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 7:50 PM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • Just about everything I do is either electronically (home banking) or my debit card. There are very few times I write a check. Actually, it's been ages since I've had to buy checks, which is nice. I think using the card and/or home banking saves a lot on having to buy checks and stamps.

    Answer by TeensMom07 at 9:56 PM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • Some bills, daycare...that's about it. I rarely have cash so I use my debit card all the time.

    Answer by liltymesmom at 10:57 PM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • Never. I can't have a checking account because I owe a bank a lot of money, THEY let me withdrawal when I was already overdrawn. and, many places don't even take checks anymore, so I pay with money order or cash.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:28 PM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • I do at Target so I can us my husbands employee discount. I need to get a Target debit card through my bank. I pay my mortgage and everything else online. At stores I use my debit or credit card.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:56 PM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • Nope I pay with debit because I hate writing the check number and balancing ,and having to check if they cash the check they take forever.

    Answer by monica-alvarez at 12:04 AM on Apr. 11, 2009