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I Can See Them Sitting On My Desk

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I received three checks in the mail yesterday for quasi-volunteer work I did this fall, but sadly, I left the checks sitting by my computer at home. I won’t be back home until the Sunday after Thanksgiving, so that’s about $350 I won’t be adding to my bank account until later.

Why bother issuing paper checks anymore? All payments should be electronic. Speaking of electronic payments, MBNA initiated one to DiscoverCard to refund the failed 0% balance transfer on Monday but DiscoverCard has not yet recognized the funds. If they still haven’t by Tuesday next week, I’ll call them and sort out the problem.

Updated February 7, 2012 and originally published November 18, 2005. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.

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Luke Landes is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about Luke Landes and follow him on Twitter. View all articles by .