Aarav1 is a student in Idah and Marc’s class. He and his family live in Billund,
though they originally come from India. It is January, and they are shopping
at a local store. When they get to the cash register, Aarav watches intently
as his dad opens his wallet and begins to use his credit card to pay for their
purchase. Aarav’s dad explains how a concerned Aarav stepped in to
interrupt the process, “Dad, why are you using your credit card instead of
your debit card? You know that you may be paying a lot of interest on it!” A
discussion ensues in which Aarav and his dad talk about the pros and cons of
using a debit card versus a credit card for purchases.
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