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Cash May Not Be King, but It’s Still Royalty

“Yet digital’s gain isn’t necessarily coming at the expense of cash. The overall pie still appears to be growing. Only two countries, Russia and Sweden, had a net substitution of cards for cash from 2007 to 2016, with cash in circulation shrinking as card payments grew, according to the Bank for International Settlements. In other […]

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South African Banks Prepare to Phase out Paper Cheques

“The humble paper cheque may be on the verge of extinction in South Africa, as banks begin moves to phase out the age-old method of exchange in favour of cards and digital payment mechanisms. Major banks Nedbank, FNB and Absa have already announced plans to discontinue the use of outdated cheque payments beginning in January […]
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Veem Releases New Product Package – Veem Local – Now Offering Free Domestic Payments for Small Businesses

“Veem , a leading provider of online payment solutions, today announced the launch of Veem Local — a new product package offering that provides a no-fee domestic payment product, including ACH and check payment options for small businesses. As many SMBs continue to face economic stress and uncertainty, the company’s latest offering aims to give […]
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Digital Check Push Payments Via Push-to-Card

“Checkbook Inc. today announced the launch of Instant Pay. Businesses can push money instantly into millions of individual and business bank accounts without collecting sensitive routing or account information. There is no need for recipients to sign up for any service or download any app.”