Cash is king. Or so the old saying goes. As we move towards a cashless society, we should rephrase into this thinking – money is forever king, but cash? We probably can do without it.
Take my case for example.
I have been living nearly cashless ever since I have my credit cards four years ago. I barely have much notes in my wallet. Receipts? Aplenty. Ask my mom and she can testify.
“Aiyo, your wallet always no cash, so poor meh! How you buy things?”
“Use cards lor!”
You see, the moment I step out of my house. I have no need for cash. Very very minimal actually.
My credit card with auto reload function, works as my ezlink card. Tap, and off I go to my office.
During lunch, I’d dine at restaurants where visa, mastercard are accepted. Even for Food Republic, I’d tell the cashier, “paywave pls”. Occasionally, we’d dine at coffee shops …