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Cash is continuously moving into and out of banks, cash registers, and wallets. The following infographic demonstrates how Reserve Bank cash operations work to meet demand for cash while ensuring the quality and integrity of notes in circulation.
Does your use of cash, credit cards, debit cards, and e-pay reflect national trends? Play our Payment Diary Game to find out.
A recent survey shows that 30 percent of American consumers prefer cash out of all payment methods. Consumers who generally prefer debit and credit cards are 49 percent likely to use cash for purchases less than $20. Get more quick cash facts in this infographic.View More about Cash Usage > View More about Cash Usage
This paper identifies five themes that describe today’s shopping experience and how this experience may impact cash’s position in the payment landscape.
In an evolving payments landscape where card use continues to grow and occasionally cash is not a payment option, this paper explores segments of the population that resist cash’s alleged decline and continue to carry cash.More Fed Notes > More Fed Notes
Video: Cash Connect
Today’s consumers have more choices than ever in how to pay. In our first Cash Connect video - Who Holds Cash? - Federal Reserve Cash Product Office Policy Analyst Claire Wang asks San Francisco residents about their cash holding and spending habits. See how you compare to these testimonials.
Explore the design features and security measures in $1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, and $100 notes that help ensure the integrity of the cash you use.More Cash Facts > More Cash Facts
Did You Know?
The Twelfth District has cash operations in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Seattle, and Phoenix.
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