“Could you take $200 out in cash on your way home from work?”

My husband gets texts like this from me often. My natural inclination is to have a modest amount of cash on hand and at home at all times. This ensures I’m always prepared for stores with a minimum credit card spend and cash-only establishments. But those were becoming increasingly rare, especially during the pandemic. I was beginning to think that carrying cash was antiquated. And then Russia invaded Ukraine.

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