The Advantages of Cash
Credit and debit cards have their place in a frugal consumer's wallet. But paying with plastic is not always the best way to go — and it's possible to make expensive mistakes when using credit cards whether you're buying groceries or snapping up deals on Amazon. Often the old adage “Cash is king” holds true for many reasons besides avoiding unnecessary interest charges. The following tips highlight when it is best to keep your credit card in your wallet and instead go with the old-fashioned (but always accepted) green. And on the other hand, here are 16 Cases Where a Credit Card Beats Cash.