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Thread: why are Atmels so cheap vs. PICs
face BY : Kathy Quinlan email (remove spam text)

Hi Bob,

> Sorry to hear that. Debit cards are quite common over here. I had expected
> that they'd be common elsewhere in the world as well.
> Many banks (and other credit companies) here offer secured credit cards as
> well. You make a cash deposit to secure the company's risk and they issue
> you a card with a limit based on the amount of that deposit. Are those
> in Au or is that another US thing?

 Are you kidding, most of the banks here want you to use their money so
they can shaft you with their interest rates (I am cynical) I am going to
try a few building societies and community banks tomorrow (as I want to buy
stuff over the net from suppliers and not use their AU rip off agents)



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