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Cash & Crises
Cash facilitates budgetary control
Access to Cash Review UK: The Final Report
March 07, 2019
The Access to Cash Review publishes its final report highlighting the need for UK government and regulators to take action in ensuring that no one gets left behind on the war of cash.
Cashless festivals: Who’s profiting?
January 29, 2019
Yet another festival in Australia drops cash transactions leaving consumers to wonder who’s the winner of the cashless game.
Access to Cash Review UK
December 23, 2018
The "Access to Cash Review" interim report was published highlighting that the UK is not ready to go fully cashless. The final report is due in the spring of 2019.
When Electronic Payments Become a Punishment
November 16, 2018
There are a growing number of cases of credit card scams via fraudulent telemarketing firms in Israel, particularly targeting the elderly. The Israeli government is being called upon to take action, and help raise awareness about the risks of using credit cards.
99.2% of Spaniards always carry cash
October 26, 2018
Spaniards love cash and pretty much the entire Iberian Peninsula has some at all times.
52% of Argentinians are unbanked
September 26, 2018
CashEssentials is now available in Spanish! Our first article focuses on the important role that cash plays in South America and in Argentina in particular where 52% of the population is unbanked.
August 28, 2018
Writing for The Guardian, Australian journalist Brigid Delaney tells her story of going cardless and how that has positively affected her spending.
Money that knows us better than we know it
April 03, 2018
Going cashless can be a risky affair especially for those that are already facing financial hardship, UK data shows.
Cash is king for French tourists
March 08, 2018
Tourists love to carry cash, particularly the French regardless of their love of cards. Cash helps them manage their finances and avoids any additional fees when making purchases.
Less money in their pockets when Millennials go cashless
December 08, 2017
Millennials are spending more with contactless cards than necessary.
Scottish low-rate credit card postponed due to debt level
October 10, 2017
The introduction of a cut-price credit card is going to be delayed in Scotland due to the high level of consumer debt in the country.
Can cash contribute to reduce global obesity?
June 27, 2017
A 2010 Journal of Consumer Research study found that card payments increase the number of impulsive and unhealthy food purchases. Does cash indirectly help improve our health?