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Sneak Peek: From Physical to Digital – The Role of Cash in CBDC

Sneak Peek: From Physical to Digital – The Role of Cash in CBDC

January 20, 2022

In the latest episode, we bring you exclusive content from Currency Research! During the upcoming Banknote Currency Research Conference, taking place in February, there will be a deep-dive panel discussing Central Bank Digital Currency. Today, listen to a sneak peek of these experts from the upcoming panel, as they discuss cash and CBDC’s interplay, the roles of each, and how they work together. Enjoy!

Jason Stambaugh on Trends in Online Cash Management Tools and Technology

Jason Stambaugh on Trends in Online Cash Management Tools and Technology

January 6, 2022

In the first episode of the new year, Tom and Shaun are joined by Jason Stambaugh, the Director of Partner Experience at DTS Connex, for an exclusive conversation around online cash management trends and tools and that are designed to work with banks, couriers, devices, or systems. The ways in which retailers can enhance operational efficiencies, the centralization of data, and trends and technology around cash management tools are just some of the topics covered in this episode. Listen Now! 

 

 

 

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”Don‘t Sleepwalk Into a Cashless Society”

”Don‘t Sleepwalk Into a Cashless Society”

December 22, 2021

In the final episode of 2021, Tom Meehan, CFI, and Shaun Ferrari recap the latest topics on cash trends, strategies, events, and technology in the world of cash and currency. Shaun also provides wonderful insight into the recent Executive Summit, in Chicago, which brought a number of great commercial Banks, CITs, suppliers, and The Federal Reserve to the table. Point of sale technology, coin, coin circulation, and what the future holds for currency volumes are among the awesome topics Shaun covers in this episode. Listen now! 

Elisabeth Laett and Todd Kleperis on Frontier Finance & The HOLT Xchange Mission

Elisabeth Laett and Todd Kleperis on Frontier Finance & The HOLT Xchange Mission

December 8, 2021

On the latest episode of the Cash News podcast, Tom Meehan, CFI, and Shaun Ferrari, of Currency Research, are joined by Elizabeth Laett, managing partner at The HOLT Xchange, and returning guest, Todd Kelperis, chief executive officer of Payzel.

Among numerous fascinating topics, the team discussed the need for frictionless finance, and “frontier finance industries,” such as hydrogen power, solar power, cannabis, etc., who sometimes find the process of being banked a difficult one due to the unfamiliar terrain for traditional banks. Laett also illustrated the extensive and exciting process through which HOLT engages with potential clients, such as Payzel.  

Additionally, the team covered the ways in which fintech provided critical infrastructure to the survival of countries during the height of COVID, as well as the “jagged edges” in the system of distribution of funds through governments, where for the very first time, they were forced to talk about digital currency, as the pandemic forced a new level of uncertainty into the market. Listen now! 

Trends in Cannabis Cash Security, COVID, and Global Currency Trends

Trends in Cannabis Cash Security, COVID, and Global Currency Trends

November 24, 2021

Join Tom Meehan, CFI, and Shaun Ferrari for a deep-dive on their experience at MJBizcon, current events around cash security, currency, COVID, and some coming industry events you may be interested in. Listen now!

Special Edition: 7-in-7

Special Edition: 7-in-7

October 27, 2021

Welcome to the latest episode of The Cash News Podcast, where we highlight 1 minute from the last seven podcasts - allowing you to catch up on everything you may have missed! Tom and Shaun cover everything from the perceived coin shortage during COVID, technologies to enhance self-pay and self-checkout transactions, consumer spending, the booming cannabis industry, and much more. 

Current Events, Cash and Currency

Current Events, Cash and Currency

October 13, 2021

In this episode of The Cash News, Tom Meehan, CFI, and Shaun Ferrari discuss some of the latest news in the currency world, including whether businesses can choose not to accept cash, El Salvador’s experiment with Bitcoin as legal tender, and security concerns about cryptocurrency usage in Afghanistan. Listen now. 

The Federal Reserve‘s Alex Bau on Cash Trends & The 2021 Diary of Consumer Payment Choice

The Federal Reserve‘s Alex Bau on Cash Trends & The 2021 Diary of Consumer Payment Choice

September 29, 2021

In this episode of The Cash News, we have another exclusive recording from the Banknote & Currency Conference, hosted by Currency Research, of a presentation from Alex Bau, vice president of data and policy analysis at the Federal Reserve Cash Product Office. His team researches how cash is being used in the United States, how cash usage evolves over time, and how the cash supply chain shifts to meet those changes. In his presentation, Bau shares an overview of cash trends in the U.S. and recent data from the 2021 Diary of Consumer Payment Choice. Listen now. 

Walmart‘s Yayock on Cash Trends, Technology and Future Planning

Walmart‘s Yayock on Cash Trends, Technology and Future Planning

September 15, 2021

In this episode of The Cash News, Tom and Shaun have an exclusive recording of a presentation by Ashley Yayock, senior director of global treasury operations at Walmart, from the Banknote & Currency Conference, hosted by Currency Research. Her team manages all the cash and checking processing operations at Walmart, partnering with banks, cash-in-transit companies, and internal operations and asset protection teams to drive efficiencies and find cost savings. Yayock shares her unique perspective on overseeing the cash flow of Walmart locations nationwide while facing unexpected disruptions to the cash supply chain since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen now...

CEO Insights and Learnings During the COVID-19 Crisis

CEO Insights and Learnings During the COVID-19 Crisis

September 1, 2021

In episode 11 of The Cash News, co-hosts Tom Meehan, CFI, and Shaun Ferrari were joined by Rod Diplock, CEO at CONTROLTEK, a leading tamper-evident packaging manufacturer in asset protection and cash management. Listen as he shares his insights and learnings used to successfully navigate employees and the company through the COVID-19 crisis. 

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