The NRN 50: Cashing in on plastic

The NRN 50: Cashing in on plastic

Fifty years ago credit card usage was a luxury limited to only a small, exclusive segment of the population. These days, however, cards have all but replaced cash in the U.S. marketplace and nearly everybody carries at least one.

While some restaurateurs complain about the high costs and complexities associated with the acceptance of credit cards, most agree that their benefits outweigh the negatives.

“People prefer the ease of cards,” says the

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