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May 22, 2019

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Linda Freedman

Hi Suzanne,
I think many of us can identify with this column. I have had my ATM card denied many times. And it is always my fault. I HATE math, so I never keep track of how many times I have used it. I GUESS at how much money is still available. My husband has given me the “just deduct as you go” talk many times. I do have a credit card back up, so I only cause a momentary halt in the flow of shoppers. But I do feel their judgment! And I do feel the need to plead my case, as phony as it may be. “That’s what happens when you have been shopping all day.” It is a big lie. The truth is I only shopped in one store. I could have easily done the MATH from other trips on other days!

Thank you for keeping it real and honest,
Linda F.
Cheshire, CT

Suzanne Beecher

Linda,

Thanks for your story. I know your husband says just keep track, but when you're out enjoying looking and shopping a break in the day, who wants to think about math? I'm with you on that.

Have a delightful weekend.

Suzanne Beecher

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