06 Mar Is that a wallet in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?
Do you still carry a wallet? Really? OK, me too but the future of no wallets is quickly approaching. We recently visited Disney World and were issued Magic Bands – these small, high tech bracelets worked as a room key, park ticket, FastPass, and payment method for everything we did at the happiest place on Earth. Do you still only accept cash or checks for your business? Stop that. Learn about Square, Google Wallet, or any number of payment methods on the horizon. Your customers will come to expect it. Or they will go elsewhere.
Let’s go shopping,
Share this tip the next time someone asks for a payment by check
— Paul Begala, CNN correspondent and former White House official*