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Survey shows cash is still popular

Cash is not dead: most Americans have reservations on going cashless

Philadelphia’s ban on cashless stores went into effect

The future of cashless businesses at risk in a context of classism criticism

Doing without cash will mean much less fun

Failure of cashless initiatives shows people care about cash

A growing number of cities say no to cashless stores

Stats Canada requested banking information of 500,000 Canadians without their knowledge

Opinion leaders

"Please don’t let us go to a cashless society" says british former Member of the European Parliament Patrick James O'Flynn

Dont buy into these cashless payment myths

The Pros and Cons of Moving to a Cashless Society

Experts’ debate: what does a cashless society mean?

How will a cashless society affect the poorest ?

"This shift to all-digital upends the foundation of our economy and creates unintended consequences for consumers." Frank Sorrentino, CEO of ConnectOne Bank

"There is a huge machinery to make us believe that ‘cashless-ness’ is in our interest" Shrija Agrawal, Associate Editor Mint

Say No to the “Cashless Future”




Countries

In the US, cash is more popular than ever

Cashless society: lessons from Sweden

India: here is what happens when a society goes temporarily cashless

Going digital-only is not a win-win solution

Malaysia: Customers are paying the price for cashless transactions

Asia’s cashless society will only benefit governments








The cashless society from an ethical point of view

The debate about the move towards a cashless society has been at the center of the scene for several years, now. Various angles have been taken by economists, politicians, banking institutions and sociologists. Beyond the technicalities of the debate, lies the question of freedom, of inter-citizen solidarity and of governmental responsibility. The debate cannot remain in the hands of financial specialists, it is first and foremost an ethical, political and societal issue.

The cashless society from an ethical point of view









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The debate

The Dangers of a Cashless Economy

"It's time to halt the relentless drive for a cashless society" Ross Clark

Cashless society: two sides of the debate

The cashless society in question: why going cashless puts privacy at risk?

The IMF wants to ban cash so so you pay the bank to hold your money

A cashless society may not equal financial inclusion

What the demise of the cashless society will really mean

Is going full cashless society a threat?

Cashless backlash delays move to walletless economy

What are the pitfalls of a cash-free society ?