Understanding the psychology of abstract money

How will our relationships and attitudes to finance, wealth and value change as perceptions of money evolve in the decades to come?

Are banks done? Four possible visions for the future

Possible outcomes of current disruption in the payments industry could take a number of forms. Here are four favourites

The future of fintech is in payment innovations

A series of innovations in the payments sector is driving change elsewhere in the UK economy and beyond

Win by default: providers battle to be card of choice

Becoming consumers’ default payment option, particularly in digital wallets, is an increasing challenge as incumbents and newcomers alike try to keep pace with developments in technology

Chinese payment giants are lightyears ahead

Tencent HQ, owner of social media payment app WeChat Pay

Mobile payments apps have leapfrogged credit and debit cards in China, signposting the way forward for the rest of the world

Where to next - cash on steroids?

The payments industry is in flux, but the new direction may yet be unclear, as Stephen Armstrong reports