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Posted by on May. 31, 2012 at 9:52 AM
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Do you put big purchases on credit cards?

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by on May. 31, 2012 at 9:52 AM
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dixiegurl223626
by Member on May. 31, 2012 at 10:21 AM
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I have before, but I usually pay cash for everything

dusky_rose
by Member on May. 31, 2012 at 10:52 AM
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We try to avoid using credit cards.


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lalasmama2007
by on May. 31, 2012 at 10:53 AM
Yes, but I pay off my balance in full each month. I put it on the credit card to get the rewards.
michiganmom116
by Gold Member on May. 31, 2012 at 10:54 AM
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We used to, but now we're determined to pay cash, even for big purchases.  We're currently saving so we can pay cash for our next vehicle.

momto3isme
by Dawn on May. 31, 2012 at 12:01 PM
We used to but try to pay cash now.
Leelee1008
by Member on May. 31, 2012 at 12:18 PM

no, we do not have any credit cards anymore. Several years back I lost my job and defulted on my 2 cards, I had gotten another job and paid them off within a year of defulting. If we have a big purchase we usually save up for it.

LOswald0314
by Bronze Member on May. 31, 2012 at 12:24 PM
Yes, and pay it off quickly. There's nothing wrong with using credit if you use it responsibly.
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countrygirlkat
by Member on May. 31, 2012 at 1:38 PM

We don't use credit cards anymore.  We got into too much trouble when we were younger.  Now we use cash only and it is so much better. 

jbyrd898
by Jessica on May. 31, 2012 at 1:49 PM

Not generally.

othermom
by Bronze Member on May. 31, 2012 at 2:31 PM
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Occasionally. It depends. Right now our credit card has 0 interest so we have. We did it with the computer and our wood stove, but we paid them off quickly. Sometimes we do it online on the card and then go down and pay off the card with money from the bank. We usually don't buy stuff unless we have the money saved up

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