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Old 09-13-2009, 02:00 PM
 
Location: Pinal County, Arizona
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And my point is Walmart wants you to SPEND that cashed check in their store. That's part of the plan
SO WHAT? Does Walmart FORCE you to shop there? No, they do not.

You are obviously trying to make something out of nothing.

BTW: In Las Vegas, the Casinos cash your paychecks. Do you think they want you to gamble there after cashing your check????
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Old 09-13-2009, 02:08 PM
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Location: Tall Building down by the river
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SO WHAT? Does Walmart FORCE you to shop there? No, they do not.

You are obviously trying to make something out of nothing.

BTW: In Las Vegas, the Casinos cash your paychecks. Do you think they want you to gamble there after cashing your check????
Most people who cash a check in a casino is cashing it so they can gamble. And with Walmart they are hoping that a person buys something which is why they are offering the service. They are not doing to help out a person who does't have a bank acount
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Old 09-13-2009, 02:11 PM
 
Location: Silver Springs, FL
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Why in the world do you think that cashing checks is a "social" service? Moderator cut: language

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Old 09-13-2009, 02:13 PM
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Location: Tall Building down by the river
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Why in the world do you think that cashing checks is a "social" service? ??????
Who me?

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Old 09-13-2009, 02:22 PM
 
Location: Youngstown, Ohio
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I was just poking fun at Walmart's poor uncreative attempt to get more customers. From the commercial it's obvious what they are trying to do.
Wal*Mart doesn't need to accumulate more customers it's one of the richest companies in the world. They are portraying that they offer a service if you need it, but they do hope you spend money in their store once your in there. In my expiernce, people cashed their checks and left the store. When you don't have a bank account it’s difficult to find a place that will cash it for free let alone a minimal fee. Yes, some banks will cash your paycheck, if it is the bank where your pay check was written from, however that’s few and far between.
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Old 09-14-2009, 03:46 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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Most people who cash a check in a casino is cashing it so they can gamble. And with Walmart they are hoping that a person buys something which is why they are offering the service. They are not doing to help out a person who does't have a bank acount
Yes they are. And they are also doing it to help themselves. Mutual benefit is the backbone of commerce. Is this all new to you or something?
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Old 09-14-2009, 02:53 PM
 
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And with Walmart they are hoping that a person buys something which is why they are offering the service. They are not doing to help out a person who does't have a bank acount
You do realize that walmart is a business, right? A big-box retailer that wants people to come into their stores and spend money? They are not a charity that helps people for no reason. Sorry to disappoint you if you think that is the case. Sure, it's obvious that they want people to go into their stores and cash their checks so they can spend it there. But if they are offering a service for a discounted fee compared to check cashing places - where do you see the problem in that?

Follow me here, if John cashes his $300 check at ABC Check Cashing, they will charge John 10%, which is equal to $30. Then, John will take his $270 to walmart and buy groceries or what-not. OR (key word there), John can take his check to walmart and pay $3 in fees, and then use his $297 left to shop for groceries or what-not. Does this make sense now?

I don't understand the point of your posts. Big box retailers are there to increase foot traffic and get people in their stores and spend money. But if they are also helping people to save money, what is the problem? It is your choice to walk out with your $297 and shop somewhere else or just pick up your milk and bread there.

Let me know if you need me to explain it again for you using smaller dollar figures?
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Old 09-14-2009, 03:11 PM
 
Location: Silver Springs, FL
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^ maybe smaller words?
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Old 09-14-2009, 08:38 PM
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You do realize that walmart is a business, right? A big-box retailer that wants people to come into their stores and spend money? They are not a charity that helps people for no reason. Sorry to disappoint you if you think that is the case. Sure, it's obvious that they want people to go into their stores and cash their checks so they can spend it there. But if they are offering a service for a discounted fee compared to check cashing places - where do you see the problem in that?

Follow me here, if John cashes his $300 check at ABC Check Cashing, they will charge John 10%, which is equal to $30. Then, John will take his $270 to walmart and buy groceries or what-not. OR (key word there), John can take his check to walmart and pay $3 in fees, and then use his $297 left to shop for groceries or what-not. Does this make sense now?

I don't understand the point of your posts. Big box retailers are there to increase foot traffic and get people in their stores and spend money. But if they are also helping people to save money, what is the problem? It is your choice to walk out with your $297 and shop somewhere else or just pick up your milk and bread there.

Let me know if you need me to explain it again for you using smaller dollar figures?

The Walmart Guard I heard doesn't let you leave the store unless you atleast a candy bar
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Old 09-14-2009, 08:52 PM
 
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The Walmart Guard I heard doesn't let you leave the store unless you atleast a candy bar
Do you want to try saying what you were trying to say again? Perhaps this time in English?
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