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Research Fellow Benjamin Mazzotta on Cost of Cash Study

Benjamin Mazzotta, Postdoctoral Fellow at The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Cash Isn't Free — But It's Not Going Away, Either

So, it's not exactly a news flash that, in spite of electronic payments, cash is sticking around for a long time for a lot of different reasons. But, one of those reasons, that it's really the cheapest way to pay, may be more myth than fact. So says Ben Mazzotta, a researcher from the Fletcher School at Tufts who just spent months studying the hidden costs of cash. Find out why he thinks consumers should use less of it.

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