Oct. 18, 2015 Blumbers

Big 20: Checks

Twenty years ago you might have paid a bill with a check. Even if you paid for everything else with a credit card, you still paid the monthly credit card bill with a check. The mechanisms for processing checks were costly and cumbersome. Today check writing is being replaced with online payments on your phone. Much faster.

Note: Someone is interested in Ithaca. What is up with Upstate New York?

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