Cash Welcome is working to ensure we all have the freedom to choose to pay with cash. Cash needs to be welcome in our shops to keep our economy strong, safe and private. Consumers, families, retailers and the economy are weaker and more susceptible to system failures and criminal hackers if they don’t maintain ready access to cash. Protect choice and freedom, make cash welcome.
How can kids learn about money if they don’t handle cash? Traditionally children learn about money and the value it holds by handling cash, notes and coins in their hands and using it buy things or save in a money-box.
Banks and mortgage lenders are increasingly asking their customers and borrowers about their spending. Uber Eats, online purchases, Dan Murphy’s, all these transactions are being scrutinised by lenders wanting to know more and more about us.
Expensive public relations surveys and market research can be used to influence news editors and media outlets of ‘the facts’ as discovered by the company themselves. Let’s have a look at how Mastercard and Visa have helped influence the news about COVID-19, cash and card transactions.
Are you a small business or a busines accepting card and/or online payments from customers? Have you tried to understand the merchant service deals and offers from banks and their competitors?
All retailers in Australia and New Zealand need to continue to accept cash during and post COVID-19. While everyone needs to follow government health advice and the advice of the World Health Organisation, cash is an important legal tender and the backbone of our economy.
Information kidnappers are taking over company, website, financial institution computer systems and holding customer data including financial, identity, personal and health information for a ransom.
Is your financial and identity information online? Is it safe to hand over your financial and other information to financial, health, insurance and other companies online?
A big recent report from German powerhouse Deutsche Bank turns some conventional thinking on its head.
There has been a surge in cashless payments during the COVID-19 pandemic, igniting expectations, and fears, that Australia and New Zealand could become completely cashless societies.
Is your data safe online? Whose job is it to secure your cyber security? Is your online data, information like your bank account, card details, address, phone number, ID documents safe with the companies and websites you transact with?
Finally, we could be getting towards an answer to the big question – Is New Zealand becoming a cashless society? Will cash be banned in New Zealand?