Using Cash to Protect Privacy

Using Cash to Protect Privacy

As technology advances have allowed customers a myriad of options for paying for goods and services, concerns have been raised about how technology is tracking our data and how we protect it. In a late-2019 report by Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), the author...
The Danger of Moving to a Cashless Society

The Danger of Moving to a Cashless Society

For several years now, and even more so during the global COVID-19 pandemic, advocates of a cashless society have grown louder and louder. Yes, the convenience of going cashless by using a smartphone app or a credit/debit card to make purchases is not to be ignored....
Why Cash Gets an Undeserved Bad Wrap

Why Cash Gets an Undeserved Bad Wrap

Why are advocates of a “cashless society” so against cash? Mostly because of, well, money. Yves Mersch, a member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, wrote in a 2017 article advocating for a cash society that advocates for a “cashless society” tend to...
ATMIA Challenges New Study Coming out of Australia

ATMIA Challenges New Study Coming out of Australia

The ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) is challenging a recent study that was conducted by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and the Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness. Published earlier this month in Virology Journal, the...
Why Not Accepting Cash Hurts America

Why Not Accepting Cash Hurts America

The global pandemic COVID-19 has increased Americans’ usage of debit/credit cards or mobile payment systems to purchase goods and services. As such, a number of businesses are no longer accepting cash as a form of payment in their establishments. This decline in...
Gen Z and the Money Game

Gen Z and the Money Game

Each generation has long been analyzed to learn more about everything from their spending habits, to what they eat, cook, watch, and read, their goals, their job choices and much more. The newest generation, Gen Z is no exception. According to Pew Research Center,...