Some businesses want to make you pay with a credit card or your phone by not accepting cash. N.J. could soon ban that.
- December 1, 2018
- Bill Maurer, anthropology, via NJ.com, Dec. 1, 2018
Bill Maurer, a professor at the University of California-Irvine who directs the school’s Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion, said many businesses go cashless for “speed and convenience." That especially includes quick-service restaurants that are “trying to move people through quickly,” Maurer said. … “In going cashless, you are kind of self-selecting a clientele that’s gonna be a little more higher end, spend some more money," Maurer said.