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Dear Abby Asked by Dear Abby
12 months left

Do you carry credit card balances?

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No

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Yes

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Joyce Koch
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Joyce Koch

emergencies come up and I have no choice but to charge.

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No

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Lrac Snave
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Lrac Snave

I learned my lesson the hard way. I no longer have ANY carry-over credit balances. Zero debt.

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Maureen Hannon
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Maureen Hannon

I got rid of all our credit cards years ago. The interest is ridiculous! You end up paying a lot more in interest than the the cost of the items purchased!

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Margaret Meade
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Margaret Meade

If I don't have the money...I don't buy it. Interest rates are ridiculous!!

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Valerie Lantz
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Valerie Lantz

We pay off all charges each month.

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Jethro Born
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Jethro Born

Why buy more than I can pay for? The federal government does that, which causes inflation.

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Robert Davidson
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Robert Davidson

My credit card pays me, in the form of points. I do not want to pay my credit card company.

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Bob Pickett
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Bob Pickett

Have always kept a zero balance because I can

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Dear Abby Asked by Dear Abby
12 months left

Is your proverbial glass half-empty or half-full?

Half-empty

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Half-full

3

Half-empty

2 Comments
Ry Kali
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Ry Kali

I am a worry-wart and a negativr person, so half-empty would be the answer. But, what people don't see is that I am a pragmatist, or a realist. So, it's is also not half full or half empty, but right down the middle.

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LBI birdie
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LBI birdie

Saving the last half for a rainy day.

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Half-full

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Lrac Snave
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Lrac Snave

Hey Bartender! I need a refill!

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rover6rover
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rover6rover

Flowing over in fact.

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Dear Abby Asked by Dear Abby
12 months left

Have you been annoyed by “robo” calls?

Yes

5

No

3

Yes

5 Comments
Kimberly Jarvis
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Kimberly Jarvis

I get so many thar I only answer my phone if I know who's calling.

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Darcie Gore
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Darcie Gore

Oh my, so many I no longer answer. My call block has over 450 numbers and I still get dozens a day!

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Theresa Scherf
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Theresa Scherf

They are many, and I let my voice mail answer. I've also found that including my professional title in the greeting usually evokes an immediate disconnect and, over time, fewer calls.

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Ry Kali
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Ry Kali

I answer all calls if I can, even if I don't recognize the number, just in case a family member had to use another person's phone. I put the number of robos in my contact list as Spam and not answer it next time. If I have time, I will stay on the line and say, "Take my number off your call list."

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Cindy H
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Cindy H

They are constant. Even though I do not answer them I have to go clear out "messages" with no content.

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No

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Lrac Snave
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Lrac Snave

We just don't get many of them.

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rover6rover
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rover6rover

It's always nice to hear from our friends. Especially dear Spam Risk.

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Bob Pickett
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Bob Pickett

try not to answer, caller ID

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