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I'm Asking: How Much Cash Is in Your Wallet?

I'm Asking: How Much Cash Is in Your Wallet?

Some people don't feel complete without a little cash in their wallet while others feel nervous about carrying around bills. I like to have some cash on hand in case of an emergency, but don't like having too much because I'm often walking around the city streets. Right now there's $32 and change sitting in my wallet (including a pretty purple $5!). How much are you carrying right now?


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dani17731 dani17731 7 years
I keep $10 in emergency funds, for if I'm starving and have forgotten my lunch. Right now I have $40 in there, the aforementioned $10 and $30 set aside for gas. I also keep about $2.50 in quarters in my car for parking and I keep all my Canadian coins in there too. I live in Detroit and never know when I'll want to take the tunnel to Windsor.
rysher rysher 7 years
$0. I like to keep track of how I spend money so I use my debit card for everything.
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
Usually none but maybe about $10.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
I can't even find my wallet right now. LOL. Oh well.
expresso14 expresso14 7 years
$6.10 - I give myself $20 a week for 'luxuries,' but try and save at least $10. Quarters and dimes go in the change jar.
acf222 acf222 7 years
$70 and a bunch of quarters for parking meters
dcfashionista dcfashionista 7 years
$60. I have to break the habit of using my debit card for any and everything. With the cash I think about purchases more instead of the constant swiping.
heatherhas heatherhas 7 years
10 bucks. But its not uncommon for me to have no cash at all for weeks. I hate not having cash when I leave a parking garage because some of them only take cash or checks!
CoconutPie CoconutPie 7 years
$7, 20 euros, and 70 NOK.
margokhal margokhal 7 years
$2. lol I am really broke. I haven't got much on my card either.
SDTransplant SDTransplant 7 years
Lucky $13. I usually like to carry around $20-$40 but I haven't been to the ATM in a while.
kurniakasih kurniakasih 7 years
$80 in 20s and 10s (and many quarters, I have to count them, maybe they'll be around $5 total). I hardly use my debit card (and never use credit), because by having cash I can set a limit on my spending and overdoing it will force me to reconsider my purchase.
msshellokitty msshellokitty 7 years
ilanac13 ilanac13 7 years
i don't really ever carry cash - so right now as far as 'spending' money goes - i have $0. i do have 'emergency cash' in my wallet though, but i like to forget about it so that i don't spend it and it's saved for an emergency.
popgoestheworld popgoestheworld 7 years
4 quarters and 2 pennies, for a grand total for $1.02. I need to hit the ATM.
ang1885 ang1885 7 years
L7amiguita L7amiguita 7 years
$5.94. Usually I carry $0 so today I'm feeling rich :)
bsglrok132 bsglrok132 7 years
I usually have a couple bucks in my wallet for vending machines, but other than that I never use cash.
Spectra Spectra 7 years
I usually keep between $5-10 in my wallet for little incidentals, but I pretty much use my debit card/credit card for most things. I hate carrying a ton of cash around because it makes me nervous. My husband keeps 3 $100 bills in his wallet at all times that he uses when he goes to auctions that have a deposit requirement. I think I'd go nuts if I carried that much cash around every day.
weffie weffie 7 years
$40, but that's one $10 bill and a huge pile of change haha... i'm a waitress in canada, so my tips are largely made up of $1 and $2 coins
MrsRachel MrsRachel 7 years
I actually have $20 right now, however, I usually only have a dollar or two. I get cash back on my card, so of course I want to use that!
Modus-Vivendi Modus-Vivendi 7 years
I'm with everyone else, I normally carry zero. Right now I think I have $15, though, because I had to pay for something in cash (bought off craigslist) and that was my leftover change. I do always have a ton of coins, though, for parking.
supercoolnat supercoolnat 7 years
$12. A little less than I usually carry, I'll probably stop by the ATM before the weekend.
OHmeetsBK OHmeetsBK 7 years
I don't usually carry any cash. I'm too prone to spend it on random things like snacks and drinks. Better for my budget and my figure.
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