Poorest to be worst hit by a cashless society

Our new research has revealed that lower-income households and older generations will be hit hardest by bank branch and ATM closures, with these groups using cash more frequently than average.

The group perhaps most at risk of social exclusion when bank branches and ATMs disappear is the over-65s – 80% are reliant on cash, using it at least two to three times a week.

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