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Electronic Payments are not the only option: Cash remains





Consumers will continue to be able to use cash and will not be forced to use electronic payments, the Central Bank has insisted.

Research carried out by the regulator shows that predictions of the imminent demise of cash have been exaggerated.

It comes after a leading consumer group warned the Government to make sure shoppers will always have the option of paying with cash, as contactless and card payments become increasingly popular.

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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.










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