How technology has transformed how we manage our money

It’s not that long ago that the cheque book was a common sight at tills, whereas today it’s all about mobile payments, fingerprint verification and instant transfers, writes Jess Kelly

Philip Konopik, country manager in Ireland for Visa

A study published by Wolfgang Digital earlier this year shows Ireland’s online economy is worth around €12.3 billion, proving we are open to spending in the digital space. Technology has most certainly made an impact in-store too.

“The usage of mobile payments in Ireland is on par with, or ahead of, most other European markets, and Irish consumers are feeling increasingly comfortable making transactions on their mobile devices,” said Philip Konopik, country manager ...