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  • Cash is available to all users
  • Cash is universal

Cash in 2017

Check out our 2017 retrospective video to find out about some of this year's cash milestones!
Dec 22, 2017
  • Cash is easy to use
  • Cash is efficient

Digitisation is hurting our tipping culture

The digitisation of payments is hurting those that rely on tips to complement their salaries. Not even P2P apps can fill the void as they are not universal, unlike cash.
Dec 21, 2017
  • Innovation contributes to the efficiency of cash
  • Cash is efficient

Spaniards are fond of new cashback service

The partnership ING Spain has setup with a number of stores to offer cashback has been a great success. Thanks to its Twyp app, bank customers and other app users have an easier access to cash across Spain.
Dec 19, 2017

Honest citizens find comfort in the shadows

With all the talk about the negatives of cash's anonymity, it might be time to think about why honest citizens seem to appreciate this trait so much, and it has no criminal connotations.
Dec 14, 2017
  • Cash is a public good
  • Cash is trust

Tax evasion… by prepaid

The French Ministry of Finance put an end to a legal loophole whereby hosts could avoid declaring their Airbnb rental revenues thanks to a prepaid card issued in Gibraltar.
Dec 13, 2017
  • Cash is a contingency and fall-back solution
  • Cash is trust

Sheltered Harbor, or US bank readiness for a cyberattack

A consortium of banks and credit unions in the US have joined forces creating Sheltered Harbor - a project to better prepare in the event of a cyberattack. It might be time to look into the management of cash supplies in the event of a disaster.
Dec 11, 2017
  • Cash facilitates budgetary control
  • Cash is efficient

Less money in their pockets when Millennials go cashless

Millennials are spending more with contactless cards than necessary.
Dec 08, 2017
  • Cash has legal tender status
  • Cash is universal

Japan: "Digital will not replace cash"

Although Japan accepts cryptocurrencies for payments, it confirms that they will not replace cash.
Dec 07, 2017
  • Cash is also a store of value
  • Cash is universal

Cash use is growing, but why?

Cash usage is generally growing across the globe, but why? This is what two Austrian economists are trying to understand.
Dec 04, 2017
  • Cash is the most widely used payment instrument
  • Cash is efficient

UberEats accepting cash payments in Bogotà

UberEats to accept cash payments in Colombia's capital, Bogotà.
Dec 01, 2017

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