The Case for Cash - Part One: Myths Dispelled


“The Privilege of creating and issuing money is not only the supreme prerogative of government, but it is the government’s greatest creative opportunity.” - Abraham Lincoln, 1865

In this age of information, there seems to be an abundance of misleading information regarding the growth and use of cash and the role of the Central Bank in society. The Case for Cash - Part One: Myths Dispelled seeks to look at the major myths surrounding the cash world and to dispel the myths that have arisen around the product. So, what are some of these myths and misrepresentations?

Currency Research examines 16 myths, such as ‘cash is expensive,’ ‘cash is "dirty,"' and ‘cash is responsible for crime and only used by criminals.’

The report reviews these myths, providing valid and key supporting research to help clarify the misinformation surrounding them. Cash deserves the continued investment and support of Central Banks, Government, and private industry despite the “noise” from other industries, so join Currency Research to find out why! 

To view a summary of this report, which highlights all 16 myths, please click here