Christmas is traditionally a time of giving, including to charities and the needy. But what happens when so few of us carry cash anymore?
A fully cashless society has often been presented as natural or inevitable. The experiences of Sweden and Zimbabwe highlight some pitfalls.
There's no indication that handling cash increases your chance of catching COVID-19. But that hasn't stopped countries around the world from looking at digital currencies.
As cashless societies become a reality, we're starting to see this technological revolution has a dark side.