Category Archives: Credit and Debit Cards

Money, Money, Money: Paying by Cash, Contactless Card or Digital?

In the UK Government Budget of the 3rd March it was announced that the upper limit for contactless card payments was to be lifted from £45 to £100. This reflects the rapid rise of contactless card payment (which began before … Continue reading

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Poundland – Working with the Yankee Dollar

Today’s news that Poundland would start taking American Express cards certainly caught my eye. Most of the media coverage that I saw seemed to focus on the symbolism that Amex in Poundland held for the state of the British high … Continue reading

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