"Plastic money has changed the way we make transactions today. From the department store to the gas station we can make all our payments through our credit cards. Only a few years back there were just a handful of businesses that accepted payments through credit cards. Today everyone seems to be willing. And there are reasons behind such a credit boom. Businesses have realized that people tend to make more purchases on credit than they do when they pay by cash. And this would be because when they are paying in cash they actually feel what they are spending. Paying through credit card is just about signing on a piece of paper and one often loses the sense of how much his credit has added up to."
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