J. Money from Budgets Are Sexy shared a frugal tip from a reader who needed $1 to get something notarized. The place accepted only cash and the reader had zero money,  “not even change in my cupholders.” Paying a $3 ATM fee for a $1 errand was just too irritating to contemplate.

The solution: Hit the drugstore for an 89-cent soda and a $20 cashback.

This is how I get all my walking-around money. I don’t like waiting in bank lines. I like ATMs even less, because I’m paranoid about muggers or card skimmers.

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