Category Archives: Cash

Is the death of cash really in sight?

BBC – Future – The truth about the death of cash. Advertisements

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Denmark Legislates Cashless Society

the Danish government has initiated a proposal that will allow selected retailers to refuse payments in cash. via Denmark Legislates Cashless Society | PYMNTS.com.

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The death of cash?

Negative Interest Rates May Spark Existential Crisis for Cash – Bloomberg Business.

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Euros discarded as impoverished Greeks resort to bartering.

Euros discarded as impoverished Greeks resort to bartering | World news | guardian.co.uk. What happens when money dries out? Very interesting article on the emergence of alternative currencies, notably the case of this “TEM” in Greece.

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Digital cash replacement from Royal Canadian Mint in the works

Digital cash replacement from Royal Canadian Mint in the works | Toronto Star. It was only a year ago when the Mint launched its successful MintChip challenge, and although quietly their project keeps rolling on the right track, getting a … Continue reading

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Sweden moving towards cashless economy

Great insight about the pros and cons of places where cash is seriously retreating. Unfortunately, not all countries in the world have the technological penetration that Sweden enjoys. Key fact: Sweden passed a law that prohibits passing any surcharge onto … Continue reading

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Third-party provider as the key to unlocking the potential of Mobile Money

Very interesting insight into the success drivers of the business case for mobile money in Papua New Ginea. Rugged geography and poor infrastructure are fertile ground for the development of a mobile payment business model. The key in this case … Continue reading

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