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Checks are the economic dinosaurs Americans won't give up

Aug 7, 2017
In the U.S., people wrote about 38 checks on average in 2015, compared to 18 in Canada, 8 in the U.K., and almost none in Germany.
A woman writes a check. 
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Paper or plastic?

Dec 8, 2010
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....