" For the life of me, I can't balance my checkbook to save my life," said the lady ahead of me in line. " I am constantly overdrawn. Thank God for overdraft protection."
" Isn't that expensive?" asked the kid behind the counter. "My bank charges me a fortune when I bounce a check."
" Yes," she said. " But that's the only way I can be sure that my checks will clear. I can't balance a checkbook to save my life."
She paid for her purchase-with a check-and left.