if you use cards THEY can track you.
Look, it all depends on the type of job you have in the end. Where you're cashing your checks, where you're doing your banking.
Now that I'm a grown ass man married to a woman that civilized me in the name of our children, we do a lot of online payments, because we have debit cards and can just sit and do our online banking. Everything but the water bill is paid through online banking, EVERYTHING. The only reason the water bill isn't paid through online banking is because our city doesn't allow it.
Now, before all that wondrous evolution of man when I was but a single lad... I cashed my checks at the gas station. I'd put some money into a bank if I wanted something online, but most of my cash I kept on me at any given time. I paid most of my bills through City Hall, and a local grocery store handled the utilities... cable, electricity, internet... everything I used at that time.
Such is the way of things.
In today's world I PayPal people back and forth, my wife does the same. It's a totally different world. It's all about how you handle your banking, where you cash your checks, and where you go. America just has a LOT of kooky options as far as handling your money goes.
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