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rons June 12th, 2018 12:25pm

A bill is floating to ban credit card only sales. This is to not offend credit card challenged people. Would you be willing to pay some cash to not upset anyone that can’t get a card?

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Muffin2424 Utah
06/12/18 9:03 pm

I don't use a credit card anyway.

badattitude no place like home
06/12/18 7:01 am

I understand the inconvenience some people face when the are not allowed to use cash. Even if you’re not poor or ruined your ability to get a debit card because you ripped off the bank, you might want to use cash just because you’re trying to get out of debt. Using cash sets off pain receptors in your brain and you spend less. But our company stopped taking cash because it would disappear. If someone paid with cash, the worker would give away the product and pretend to enter the sale in the register. Then shove the cash in their pockets. So we just got rid of cash sales. It worked.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
06/12/18 6:25 am

You shouldn't be forced to pay with credit only, or cash only, or a mix, just be given both options.
When will poor people with bad credit starve to death because they can't buy food with cash anymore?

Praetorianus Fair enough.
06/12/18 6:29 am

Btw @rons : your wording is asinine.
It's not about not "offending" some people, and it shouldn't mean you *have* to make part of every transaction cash.
Just like most establishments have ramps for the wheelchair bound, they should allow those without credit cards to pay with cash.
You're not forced to use the ramp or pay with cash.

rons Thanks America
06/12/18 6:32 am

It was a quick blurb on local news. I just thought it was stupid.

rons Thanks America
06/12/18 6:33 am

I couldn’t find an article. But they were worried that us credit carders would offend the cash only and food stamp people.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
06/12/18 6:38 am

It's highly unlikely the bill will *require* to pay part of anything with cash, just *offer* paying with cash as an option.
More options offend nobody.

commonsense America isnt racist
06/12/18 6:24 am

So.....take a step backwards.
No thanks , I’d rather make it inconvenient for a few people than be inconvenienced.

Jazzy5 USA
06/12/18 6:17 am

What happens if ATM’s fail?
Cash is still King..

rons Thanks America
06/12/18 6:20 am

I just use the card or ask my wife for cash. She’s loaded

Jazzy5 USA
06/12/18 7:34 am

Good thing you married her!
Smart call...LOL👍

Jazzy5 USA
06/12/18 7:35 am

Come to think of it..
my husband doesn’t use an ATM!

rons Thanks America
06/12/18 7:48 am

We are afraid of the little teller i side the machine.

06/12/18 5:39 am

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