The Rider Chronicle

Cards Seem Convenient But Experts Say They Cause Long-Term Economic Problems For People Who Use Them

Ashleigh Robinson, Staff Writer

May 1, 2012

In a matter of years, paper money may be outsourced with the continued using and uprising of debit and credit cards. While both are quick and easy methods to spend money, one swipe of one credit card is all it takes to acquire a massive amount of debt. Family Consumer Science teacher Lola Pepper feels...

Staff Editorial: Credit Cards Can Carry Secret Fees, Cash Better In End

May 1, 2012

In recent years, the simplicity and compactness of credit cards is making carrying cash obsolete. Cards are easier than counting bills and coins and take up far less space than gratuitous amounts of wrinkled, wadded bills. But don’t be fooled by these immediate, trivial benefits, because these short-term...

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