Paying cash

Only 27 percent of readers prefer using cash as a payment method for small purchases.

magnoliareporter.com readers prefer to pay with their credit or debit cards.

Starting Monday, we invited readers to select one of five responses to the following question:

“What is your preferred method of payment for purchases or expenses of less than $100?”

The results:

Credit or debit card, 113 votes, 63.12 percent.

Cash, 49 votes, 27.37 percent.

Personal check, 10 votes, 5.58 percent.

Smartphone app, 4 votes, 2.23 percent.

Online payment services such as PayPal, 3 votes, 1.67 percent.

Total votes: 179

magnoliareporter.com online polls are not scientific. They are conducted for the information and entertainment of our readers.

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