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Cameron Bready, Global Payments CFO : "There's always going to be a role for cash in commerce around the globe."





There's always going to be a role for cash in commerce around the globe. I don't think that cash is ever going to go away entirely. The death of cash is probably vastly overstated. But the reality is there is a significant portion of the population in the U.S. that is underbanked and a good portion that's probably unbanked. TSYS today focuses on consumer solutions, generally geared towards that underbanked and unbanked market — prepaid cards, digital cards — that allow customers to be able to have digital mortgage payments that they can use and help them to remember not to be in a place where they can only use cash when they have other digital means by which to pay.

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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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