More Americans Now Have Bank Accounts

More Americans Now Have Bank Accounts

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) recently released their 2021 National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households. Since they began tracking household banking data in 2009, the FDIC has reported on how many U.S. households are either unbanked or...
Starbucks Going Cashless?

Starbucks Going Cashless?

Okay, okay, there is merit in having the discussion about whether or not we should be shelling out $4 for a cup of coffee. And another valid point is the need to be discerning of information put out there on the internet. However, one recent Twitter post from the...
Meta’s Cryptocurrency to Shut Down

Meta’s Cryptocurrency to Shut Down

Social media site Facebook’s parent company, Meta, is shutting down the cryptocurrency program they began in 2019. The Novi cryptocurrency wallet will close completely in September, it had been introduced by Meta in June 2019. The announcement came recently via the...
Study Supports the Safety of Cash During Covid

Study Supports the Safety of Cash During Covid

A study published in the international journal, Risk Analysis, assesses the risk of contracting COVID-19  by exposure to the virus when using cash as a form of payment. Study Method In the study’s abstract, authors Jack F. Schijven, Mark Wind, Daniel Todt, John Howes,...
Cashless Payments are Hurting Tipped Workers

Cashless Payments are Hurting Tipped Workers

The global COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we do a lot of things in our daily lives, from the way we order groceries to how we pay for goods and services. While cash is still necessary for a healthy economy, an increase in cashless payments is having an effect...
Biden Orders Cryptocurrency Review

Biden Orders Cryptocurrency Review

The U.S. Government is finally set to get into the cryptocurrency game. President Biden recently signed an executive order that according to the Washington Post, will be “a sweeping review of the government’s approach to cryptocurrencies, aiming to secure the nation’s...