plastic money


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plastic money

n
(Banking & Finance) credit cards, used instead of cash
[C20: from the cards being made of plastic]
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You get a goodie bag with giant chocolate coin, a plastic money box and a ticket to return to Drayton Manor for free (with a paying adult).
4m in October to shop using plastic money, a 10 per cent rise compared to the respective month of 2014, card processing company JCC Payment Systems said.
The opening of a large number of payment gateways, Internet banking, payment banks and the emerging reality of e- commerce will prompt the use of banking transactions and plastic money rise significantly, he said.
Not long after, a friend who wanted to buy a laptop but didn't have cash or a card "borrowed" her plastic money.
Experts call it a form of 'credit card kiting' that lets one use plastic money to obtain cash and purchasing power one doesn't necessarily have and many say it's a practice alarmingly on the rise amongst the country's low to middle income earning expatriates.
Inspite of this situation, data on card holders imply that consumers still rely on plastic money in times of dire need and for emergency expenditures.
The watches were stolen during the burglary along with other items including a grey metal safe measuring 40cm by 30cm, PS1,000 in cash inside a plastic money bag, a gold ring with a raised rose pattern, various gold bracelets and necklaces, a new double duvet and a double duvet set with red and white spots which were all still in their packaging.
Although there seems to be a rapid emergence of other modes of payment (including plastic money and electronic payment methods) aided by increasing penetration of internet and rising prosperity across the globe, but none can match the convenience and scale of the traditional mode of payment, i.
A smartly-dressed clerk stretched across the wide, wooden desk and handed me a green plastic money box.
He also said, "I am happy that with the issuance of JCB card in Bangladesh, Prime Bank is enabling its customers to get the advantage of the plastic money across the globe.
Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales) is switching to plastic money in 2016, joining Canada, Australia, and more than 20 other nations.
But the Bank ruled out importing plastic money from China.