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Can cashless societies ever be truly inclusive? Part 2
In 1993, world renowned Fintech disruptors, the Wu-Tang Clan, famously proclaimed “Cash rules everything around me”, so how is it that 27 years later, no one seems to need it anymore?
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Can cashless societies ever be truly inclusive? Part 1
Last week, a ruling by the New York City Council voted to ban stores and restaurants from refusing cash payments. The ruling comes from the decision that refusing to accept cash as legal tender is a discriminatory act against the unbanked, underbanked and poorer members of society who might not have access to debit or credit lines.
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LAC: Pinpointing the potential for unbanked with prepaid card traction in Mexico
Carlos Seer, AVP & Business Development Director, LAC, explores the link between prepaid card traction and greater financial inclusion in Mexico.
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Tackling Vietnam’s online fraud rates
Igor Simonov, AVP, Business Development & Sales Manager, APAC, considers the challenges faced for tackling fraud in Vietnam.
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Going cashless, country by country
Multiple countries are locked in the battle to become the world’s first truly cashless nation; for others, becoming cashless is necessary due to unique local circumstances. Either way, it is well known that cash is being phased out across large portions of the globe.
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Compass Plus survey finds over 60s increasingly rely on card payments
A recent survey into consumer expectations of the payments market conducted by Compass Plus has revealed that the generation of consumers over 60 is increasingly relying on card as their primary payment method.
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Know your audience: why age matters in banking
Bethan Cowper, AVP, Market Development & Business Support, discusses why age matters when analysing consumer banking behaviour.
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UK: Half of all debit transactions are contactless
This week, UK Finance reported that in July half of all debit card transactions were contactless, accounting for 647 million taps – a major milestone in the technology’s timeline.
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Compass Plus at 30: facts & figures
For the second blog in our ‘turning 30’ series, we’ve decided to share some of the most interesting facts about Compass Plus.
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Compass Plus at 30: Looking Back
This year we’re turning 30. Birthdays are a cause for celebration and reflection and, as such, we’ve decided to take a look back on the last three decades and how we’ve changed – as a team and as a business.