Yet another reason to lighten up your purse...having an uberfull wallet can lead you to spend more money, more recklessly, while thinking you are getting a great deal.
Do you really need more than a debit card, a credit card, your drivers license, insurance card, and little bit o' cash? AAA will still come get you. The grocery store can look up your phone number. The Macy's card need not come out - you should pay cash (or debit card) anyway.
Jeff and I have both downsized recently and I now have: Drivers License, Debit Card, Personal Credit Card, Work Credit Card, Dental and Health insurance cards...and that's it!
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