Homeless Guy Accepts Credit Cards

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Depending on where we live, we see them almost every day.

The homeless, often asking for anything we can spare -- change, food, water, a credit card.




Meet Honest Abe.

He's a 42-year-old Detroit homeless man who takes credit card donations with a square reader. Yeah, so no more giving that Kanye shrug when you don't have any cash or loose change.

Oh, but there's more.

Abe even has.. wait for it... a website.

"We got a spot job service that's free. Let's say you want your yard mowed or your garage cleaned up, whatever, you just go on the website, fill out the contract form, let us know. If I can't do it, Dale might do it," Abe explains in a YouTube video.

Now, if all of this sounds a bit fishy, it's really not.

Honest Abe, whose real name is Abe Hagenston, has a tech background and is in the business of making homelessness his business.

"I've done some painting, I've taken a couple various other friends of mine that are homeless people out on team jobs that I had to do," he said.

But at the end of the day, he's looking for change -- within change.

"You take half the adults in America. It's about 100 million people. And if those people gave a penny a day for a year, that adds up to $365 million. I'd like to see America start granting homeless people a real shot," Abe said.

Panhandling, non-profit, and even painting -- with a splash of philanthropy.

Honest Abe needs to upgrade his title to Renaissance Man!

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