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Cash and Crises
MasterCard faces justice
July 13, 2016
MasterCard faces record class action lawsuit in the UK for imposing illegal card fees to its customers.
Prepaid debit cards fail at Walmart
July 12, 2016
Walmart prepaid debit MoneyCard inaccessible during several days. US regulators plan to strenghten the prepaid card market.
Unveiled: the new €50
July 11, 2016
The Eurozone's most popular denomination, the €50, has been unveiled on July 5th and will be released on April 4th, 2017.
Spectacular ATM growth in Asia-Pacific
July 08, 2016
The number of installed ATMs in the Asia-Pacific region has risen by 12% in 2015 due to a growing demand for cash.
Chinese cardholders can now use ATMs in Europe
July 07, 2016
Vocalink concludes a deal with China UnionPay International allowing Chinese cardholders to use ATMs in Europe and Britain.
Banknotes aren't for criminals
July 06, 2016
Abolishing high denomination notes is not the answer to counter terrorist and criminal activities - and it limits people's freedom.
Throw your wallets away…no, wait!
July 05, 2016
Keep offering physical wallets for your friends' birthdays.
Cash Assistance for Refugees Boosts Trade
July 04, 2016
Cash allocations help boost economic growth, trade and offer greater dietary flexibility to refugees compared to food allocations.
ATMs on wheels at Desjardins
June 30, 2016
The Mobile Branch provides access to an ATM and a confidential space to speak with an advisor about products and services.
Cash creates greater emotional attachment
June 29, 2016
Using cash versus cards when shopping triggers greater emotional involvement with the purchased good or product.
Polymer on Queen’s Honours list
June 28, 2016
Co-Inventor of polymer banknotes is part of the Queen's Birthday Honours list. Launched in 1988, polymer notes have already been adopted by 34 countries.
Cash keeps its strongholds
June 27, 2016
Cash keeps its strongholds and is used in parallel to other payment methods, including mobile apps.