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It just occurred to me: I should put my USD and GBP cash in the .

They've just been sitting in my travel wallets, inside my travel backpack, at home. (Yeah, I got stuff designated for .) I haven't done any traveling in over a year. And it doesn't look like I'll be doing any traveling soon. *sigh* πŸ™

So I must do the smart thing: deposit the USD and exchange the GBP. If those countries change their bills, the old cash become useless. ☝️

@evelynyap You should consider buying cryptocurrencies, it's a good way to keep "useless" money for a long time. Safe from printed money risks, mostly safe for long term holding. Also possibly a worthy investment.

@ibnoux
I stay away from things I don't understand well. :blobcatpeek:

It's a good idea, but even savvy people have lost access to their crypto wallet. They got in early and now that the value of their has gone up they realize they either lost the wallet or forgot how to access it.

I'm safer staying away from that... for now. πŸ™‚

@evelynyap If you have to pay any exchange fees it might not be worth it.

Of course it depends on how much we're talkin' about. πŸ’°

I keep several currencies, but it's not big money. Just enough to get me to a hotel or currency exchange. πŸ’±

@Wayves
Oh, I calculated the conversion. πŸ˜‰ It's a few thousand bucks. So yeah, I want that in the rather than lose all value if in case their bills change. Not traveling anytime soon anyway.

The USD I'll put in my USD account; my bank doesn't charge a fee for that. Depositing/withdrawing other have a fee though. Don't know why. πŸ™„

I don't mind the bank's conversion rate & they don't charge extra fees. So I'll change the GBP to local . πŸ‘Œ

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