To mark the giant leap in cashless payments, MBNA have created a 3-part series of infographics that shows how far we’ve come towards becoming a cashless society and what lies in store for the future of money.
Whilst most of us are still trying to get our heads around whether Google Glass is a great idea or just a ridiculous gimmick, companies are desperately trying to imagine how they could integrate their businesses into the new technology.
Here’s a video of how Lloyds thought the bank of the future would look back in 1971, featuring Jacques Tati struggling to get to grips with the space-age technology.
This is a little off topic, but there are some interesting predictions for 2011 from the New York Times, 80 years ago.
Believe it or not, First Direct will reach its 21st birthday on 1st October. Their CEO has been talking about how banking has changed in that time, and what it will look like in the future.
Here’s the second in our crystal ball gazing series of expert predictions for 2010, this time we’ve got the thoughts of Jasmine Birtles who runs MoneyMagpie, and is also a finance journalist and writer of several books.