Are Bank Accounts Necessary? And, Other Stuff…

Are Bank Accounts Necessary? And, Other Stuff…

Are Bank Accounts Necessary? And, Other Stuff…

In the second part of this episode, John and Glen debate the conclusions of a recent Stuff You Should Know podcast on whether a bank account is necessary. Also, listener mail on the Internet of Things.

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In this episode:

  • A review of the Stuff You Should Know Can you live without a bank account? podcast, including interesting facts from the podcast, what the SYSK team got right and what it got wrong, an in-depth discussion of bank check reordering, how banks post checks, bank and currency alternatives, and free checking accounts.
  • Security differences between payments made using IoT devices and traditional POS terminals, and security challenges surrounding new technologies.

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