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  • Cash is a public good
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Cash Report 2018

Check out CashEssentials' 2018 Cash Report infographic for some exciting news about cash!
Jun 20, 2018
  • Costs of cash versus costs of electronic payment instruments
  • Cash is efficient

Sounding the alarm: the downsides of card dependency

The opacity of growing scheme fees and the risks of a system failure should get people to start thinking about the costs of society's growing dependency on card schemes.
Jun 19, 2018
  • Cash is easy to use
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Cash: most comfortable payment method

89% of consumers surveyed worldwide admit using cash up to 25 times a month for in-store purchases and women tend to use it 6% more frequently than men, GlobalData study finds.
Jun 15, 2018
  • Cash does not require a technology infrastructure
  • Cash is universal

Cashless: not so fast!

Recently released World Bank data shows that there's a staggering 1.7 billion adults worldwide without a bank account.
Jun 12, 2018
  • Costs of cash versus costs of electronic payment instruments
  • Cash is efficient

Non-cash payments: profit for financial institutions

Non-cash payments incur hidden costs that consumers are not always aware of, writes the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Jun 07, 2018
  • Cash is a public good
  • Cash is trust

Netherlands to promote improved cash cycle

The Dutch National Bank (DNB) published its strategy for the next three years and it includes an improved cash cycle, payment structure innovation and overall system improvements.
Jun 06, 2018
  • Innovation contributes to the efficiency of cash
  • Cash is efficient

Amazon and Coinstar partner for unbanked

Amazon partners with Coinstar making online shopping more accessible for those without a bank account, a credit or debit card.
Jun 05, 2018
  • Cash is universal
  • Cash does not require a technology infrastructure

Visa payments down in Europe

Visa experience a major system failure on June 1st, causing havoc for consumers and merchants across Europe. Time to diversify payments?
Jun 04, 2018
  • Innovation contributes to the efficiency of cash
  • Cash is efficient

The Netherlands: shop online with cash

Thanks to newly launched startup Cashly, Dutch consumers can now choose to shop online with cash.
May 30, 2018
  • Cash is a public good
  • Cash is trust

Israel Seeks Compensation from Counterfeiters

First of a kind, Israel sues two criminals convicted of counterfeiting tens of thousands 200 shekel notes.
May 29, 2018

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Cash Report 2018

Jun 20, 2018
Visa, MasterCard, ringing the alarm

Sounding the alarm: the downsides of card dependency

Jun 19, 2018
Unbanked, financially excluded, money under mattress

Cashless: not so fast!

Jun 12, 2018
Credit card costs, hidden costs of cards, cash is free

Non-cash payments: profit for financial institutions

Jun 07, 2018