This final note today: Some solace the next time you get stuck behind somebody paying by check in the grocery store. Yes, Mom, I'm talking to you. The Federal Reserve said today checks now account for less than a quarter of all transactions. Plastic's the big gainer -- debit cards, mostly, not credit cards.
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