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The issue of “Tap to donate” for British charities
November 12, 2018
Charities are losing £80m a year since people heavily rely on digital payments, but the costs of integrating contactless payments are too high for smaller players.
Photo contest extended!
November 06, 2018
If you haven’t submitted your photos, you now have the chance to test your skills until November 28th!
Urban vs Rural: China’s challenge with mobile payments rush
October 31, 2018
Poor and unbanked are left behind the Chinese mobile payments rush.
Card usage in the UK and its effect on the poor
October 29, 2018
Access to cash is becoming a challenge in some parts of the UK, forcing retailers to increase prices and impacting low income households.
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.
Indian currency gamble was “a failure of epic proportions”
October 17, 2018
“No relatively healthy economy has ever carried out demonetization” (Vivek Kaul, 2017).
Your child shredded your money? Not to worry!
October 16, 2018
If you find out that your child shredded your cash savings, there’s not much to worry as long as you have the mutilated notes handy: the Bureau of Engraving and Printing can redeem your money.
Pay cash and get a discount!
October 15, 2018
Small business owners in the US can now offer a discount to customers willing to pay with cash - and it can amount to 4% of the bill! - thanks to VizyPay
Amazon and Walmart delay cashless retailers’ bill in New Jersey
October 12, 2018
New Jersey is exploring the possibility of imposing a fine to shop owners that refuse to accept cash, arguing that cashless policies discriminate against unbanked and underbanked populations.
No need for ATMs to withdraw cash
October 09, 2018
soCash, a Singaporean fintech, developed a system to make cash more accessible to consumers.
QR codes: a new way to donate but at what cost?
October 08, 2018
As people carry less cash, the homeless have been suffering. Greater Change developed a system to respond to this issue, but an ethical question arises about the privacy and freedom of the beneficiaries.
In Finland, cash users stick to cash, and growing…
October 04, 2018
Those that prefer cash to other payment tools stick to it regardless of the growing adoption of contactless payments in Finland.