Cash is Alive and Well

Despite reports to the contrary, cash is alive and well. In today's world, payment options are endless. There's the old standby's—credit, debit and even the personal check. And recently, there’s been an uptick in alternative payments that have joined the fray—Apple Pay, Google Wallet, Bitcoins, and more. But, through it all, the greenback is still quite popular.

We took a few minutes and put together an infographic taking a deeper look at the payments ecosystem. What was intriguing to me is that regardless of what payment choice you primarily use to make purchases; cash is the second option. That is, unless cash is your first choice.

Cash Usage Infographic