After a recent spike in credit card theft in the United States, Congress is abandoning unsecure traditional payment methods for “smart card” technology. Although these more advanced credit cards may be new to the United States, they have existed in other international markets for more than twenty years!
Ever since its creation in 2008, virtual currency Bitcoin has been the subject of endless rumor and speculation. In this infographic, WhoIsHostingThis.com has put together 50 facts that will fill you in on everything Bitcoin related.
Have you ever heard of the tulip bubble, or even bitcoin? Check out the following infographic to learn more about alternative currency.
There have been multiple attempts to create a digital alternative to flat currency ever since the invention of the Internet. Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency, is the first viable option. In this infographic Front Digital explains how it works.
You need an infographic that can tell you about the people who made their name into the money you’re using. thinkmoney has put together just that for us.
Economist published “The Big Mac Index” a lighthearted approach to analyzing the difference between actual prices and exchange rates. Starting from this, Master-of-Finance.org has put together some updated stats on the cost of the Big Mac in different countries and, for comparison, what 1 US dollar can get you.
SEPA is a major step towards a single integrated Euro payments market. Its aim is to allow companies, public authorities and individuals to issue and receive payments within countries of the SEPA zone, as swiftly as local payments can be processed today. This infographic from Amneziasimplex.com shows some aspects concerning SEPA implementation in EU.
Have you ever wondered about the history of currency? Money’s evolved from quite a ‘rich’ past. Structured Settlement Cash takes a look at some fun, currency-related facts in the following infographic!.
Credit card spending is now in the hundreds of trillions of dollars annually, but it wasn’t always this way. Here Chargeback.com takes a look at how over the course of history the paying customer evolved from simple beginnings to the complex and global system of today.
Bitcoin is the first currency of its kind to show true potential to become much more than just an Internet sensation (which it definitely is). Bitcoin is developing into a major player in the world economy at large. This infographic by Online Accounting Degree Guide offers some of the facts and figures that show how bitcoins (BTC) will give dollars and yen a run for their money.
Could we be moving towards a global currency? Only two percent of foreign exchange transactions relate to real world goods and services, meaning that 98 percent are purely speculative transactions. This in turn triggers foreign exchange crises. Check out the following infographic from Money Choice to learn more about the future of money.