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UK retailers are charged £1 billion a year for card payments
October 03, 2018
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.
Customers charged twice in UK Cardnet glitch
September 25, 2018
Another payments glitch hit the UK this summer raising a red flag about the robustness of card payment infrastructures.
Traveling through banknotes: World Tourism Day
September 24, 2018
CashEssentials will showcase a selection of banknotes from some of the most visited places of the world during the week of 24-28 September in honour of the UNWTO's World Tourism Day. Don't miss the striking images on our Instagram and Facebook feeds!
One payment system through Uber Cash
September 21, 2018
Photo Contest is now open!
September 19, 2018
The time has come to take a snapshot of your most discreet, everyday companion: cash! The 2018 CashEssentials photo contest is now open, from 19 September to 7 November.
Discriminatory bill causes dilemma in Washington D.C.
September 14, 2018
Washington D.C. is moving along to force restaurants and food retailers to accept cash. The bill will be presented in September.
Improved efficiency for greater access to cash: a McKinsey perspective
September 12, 2018
McKinsey proposes a three-step system to help financial institutions improve the cash cycle and minimize costs.
New look for CashEssentials!
September 11, 2018
CashEssentials relook and soon accessible in Spanish!
Pay cash and you won’t be tracked
September 04, 2018
2 billion MasterCard customers have seen their data being used by Google to track their shopping behavior. The problem? Nobody was aware of the secret deal between the credit card company and the internet giant.
1.5m jobs lost and 100 dead, yet money launderers still at large in India
August 30, 2018
Two years on and the effectiveness of India's demonetisation to catch criminals is put into question.
UK to investigate costs linked to cards
August 28, 2018
UK Payments System Regulator will investigate the card acquiring market following soaring costs incurred by merchants accepting card payments, which have caused overall prices to rise for consumers.