how do you like your money

@winterose (39918)
Canada
December 22, 2009 3:56pm CST
when you go back to the bank, to exchange a check, and it is a considerable amount, do you like large bills like 50. and 100 dollar bills or do you prefer small bills like 10 and 20.00. I always ask for 20.00, it is just easier all around for me that way.
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9 responses
@chertsy (3805)
• United States
23 Dec 09
I'm like you, I rather get it in smaller bills. It's just easier, when it comes to using them. Plus you don't have that fear if someone see's you pull out a 100, they will think you got more and might try to rob you. It's also easier to break a 20 than it is for a 50 or a 100. Now keeping track of the smaller bills can be a hassle because the fear of losing one or two of them. That's when you leave a few at home and just take what you need when you need to go to the store.
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@GardenGerty (99231)
• United States
24 Dec 09
My bonus was cashed into large bills. They are sitting home waiting to be spent on some things for the house.
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@chertsy (3805)
• United States
24 Dec 09
My husband was given a bonus one year that was just in 100's. I was so scared of losing one of them. Now my brother got his check one time and with my parents having a wood heating stove, accidently put his check in and it was burned to a crisp. Luckily, my mom was able to call his job and explain to them what happened before my brother got home.
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@winterose (39918)
• Canada
25 Dec 09
so happy your brother got a new check that would have been real awful, if he lost all his money.
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@nautilus33 (1831)
22 Dec 09
Hi! I prefer get my money in some smaller bills like 10 and 20, just because it's hard to buy something like bread, meat, vegetables or something like that, with a 200 bill
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@winterose (39918)
• Canada
25 Dec 09
yes me too that is the way I feel
4 Jan 10
wow! Thanks for the best response!
@Lakota12 (42684)
• United States
22 Dec 09
most of it would go in the back but yup $20 is a good amopunt to be used easily
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@winterose (39918)
• Canada
25 Dec 09
merry christmas!
@Thoroughrob (11750)
• United States
22 Dec 09
I hate 100 dollar bills. I prefer 20's, but one 50 is not too bad. Most places really don't want them.
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@winterose (39918)
• Canada
25 Dec 09
I still prefer to have twenties and 10 they are much easier to cash, you can go anywhere with them but if you are going to a small store they can't always cash a 50 or 100 as you say.
@celticeagle (118231)
• Boise, Idaho
23 Dec 09
It depends on what I am going to be doing. If I am paying other bills I usually ask for bigger bills. If I am going to be carrying it awhile I may want bigger bills. If I am just getting some cash I will ask for 20's and sometimes down to ones. It all depends on what I am going to be doing and how much I getting.
@winterose (39918)
• Canada
25 Dec 09
well I had cashing a pay check in mind so that is quite a bit of money
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@celticeagle (118231)
• Boise, Idaho
25 Dec 09
I would probably ask for large bills then. Less chance to lose it.
@sacmom (14315)
• United States
31 Dec 09
Hi winterose. I prefer smaller bills, particularly 20's, especially when I pay my rent in cash as my landlord doesn't like anything bigger than 20 dollar bills. I don't exchange checks much though, I usually just do a straight deposit and then pay for things by check or debit card. Happy mylotting!
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@winterose (39918)
• Canada
1 Jan 10
yep small bills are better, they are accepted much easier in many places. Happy New Year
• United States
25 Dec 09
I usually ask for 10 sometimes 20's. Never anything bigger than 20's - it's just simpler to use smaller bills.
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@winterose (39918)
• Canada
25 Dec 09
yes it is so much easier to use smaller bills that is for sure
@GardenGerty (99231)
• United States
24 Dec 09
I believe 20's work the best, as they are neither too large or too small. Most businesses are able to make change for a twenty, but they do not overfill your bill fold.
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@winterose (39918)
• Canada
25 Dec 09
yep 20's a great for me but if the pay cheque was 350, you got to have a least one 10, lol
• Canada
23 Dec 09
I like $20 bills myself. I find that a lot of places do not take larger bills than that. I got a couple of $100 bills from Dad one Christmas, and I had nothing to do with them until the banks opened a few days later, so I was left carrying them around in my wallet! LOL I was glad I didn't get mugged.
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@winterose (39918)
• Canada
25 Dec 09
I would have left them at home, I never carry a lot of money in my purse, I it just too dangerous.