Originally Posted by Mr. Hick
I'm not sure about Canada but the majority of the major US bank's and credit companies no longer have embossed numbers on the cards. Those machines have finally met their end.
Yup, was going to say exactly that. Only 1 of my cards still has embossed numbers on it, and I'm due for a new one this year, and I'm sure that one will be gone too.
Those things are dead...
I agree with you on the cash amount. I figure enough for bills and emergency. It may seem like too much, but we're basically trying to plan for things you can't plan for.