You’re boarding up the windows. You’re stocking up on water. You’re scooping sandbags. But wait: Do you have cash? If you’re preparing for a cyclone, tropical storm, or other weather event that provides plenty of notice, you should add visiting the bank or ATM to your to-do list.
How do you track, store, or spend your extra coins? Do you deposit them in the bank? Drop them in the tip jar? Or have you gone cashfree and haven’t had a single greasy penny mashed into the bottom of your wallet or purse for years?
I know. It’s 2019. We have contactless cards, peer-to-peer mobile payment systems, and services that will offer you an instalment loan for a pair of pants. But I’m not here to talk about any of those newfangled schemes. No, no. I’m here to talk about cash.