Tag: Cash

Will the younger generation push us to advanced payments?

Is it safe to say that young adults don’t tend to use cash as much as older generations do?  I’ve certainly seen it with my under-35 adult friends and colleagues over the years; this age group depends on debit and credit cards for just about everything.  It’s just easier (no going to the ATM or […]

Are there limits to NFC and mobile payments?

As a regular follower, you’ll have read a post on the rise of eBanking and mobile payments in the USA. You might also have crossed the Atlantic (via social media) to see for yourself whether London is NFC-ready with our Contactless Challenge – encouraging two mobile influencers to compete to complete several NFC tasks with […]

Mobile payments – coming soon everywhere?

How do you purchase items? With cash? By card? Online? With your cell phone? The truth is, it’s a complex world out there. Where we once bartered over goats or clung to bags of gold coins, now there are many more options available to us to make payments. Barclaycard created a fun mockumentary on the […]

Digital Brazil: Who needs cash?

In the second of our series on Brazil’s digital revolution, I take a look at the growth of digital financial services that are having a real impact on peoples’ lives and businesses in one of the world’s most vibrant nations. Brazil’s vast population consists of a young majority, including around a quarter under fifteen years […]