YourCash Blog

The YourCash Blog is written by YourCash individuals; be that a board member, a customer service agent or one of our Regional Sales Managers. They will share thoughts, experiences and knowledge about the ATM market and the business.


Today has been life changing…

14th August 2014
So the envelopes have now been opened and the A ‘level results are in. For those who have got the grades they needed for university, many congratulations – it really is an amazing achievement and now comes the prep time for Uni. (See our previous blogs on prepping for Uni) For those who found out today, they didn’t get the grades they needed for the Uni of their choice– don’t panic…there is still hope!! If University really is where you want to be, UCAS... CONTINUE READING

Easy peasy cooking for kids

31st July 2014
So here we are, into school summer holidays and paddling pool sales are up on last year, ice cream sales are probably rocketing and here at YouCash we thought we’d share some easy and kid friendly recipes, that won’t break the bank. One of our favourites is the chocolate refrigerator cake…of course we needed to sample several recipes to find our favourite (all in the name of research of course) and the BBC Food version was a clear favourite, so... CONTINUE READING

Getting ready for Summer…

17th July 2014
We’re only days away now from the UK schools breaking up for the summer.  With the daunting task of keeping children entertained, fed and safe we thought we’d find some great money saving sites to help keep the costs for your summer activities down. The Money Saving Expert website has a number of special offers currently available from 2for1 offers at theme parks, getting the most out of your Tesco and Nectar things to do at home, making sure the kids stay... CONTINUE READING

Cash…the consumers’ choice

08th July 2014
The inventor of the Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) is much contested, with the likes of Luther George Simjian, John Shepherd-Barron, James Goodfellow, Don Wetzel, John D. White and Jairus Larson all being quoted as the forefathers of the machine that last year, in the UK, dispensed over £122 billion in cash. 2013 saw 97% of all cash withdrawals in the UK made at a Free to Use ATM and current trends indicate consumers are using ATMs more and more to withdraw... CONTINUE READING

Ewan talks about the perception of Pay-to-Use ATMs

17th June 2014
I went to a dinner last week, which was attended by a number of senior people from a variety of different businesses. As I introduced myself, and said that I worked for YourCash, an Independent ATM Deployer (IAD), the standard response was 'Oh, one of those machines that charge you £1.75' I proudly puffed out my chest and said that over 80% of all YourCash withdrawals are now Free-to-Use and only 1 in 10 of our new... CONTINUE READING

Protect your PIN…The 4 IT’s of PIN security

23rd May 2014
The Personal Identification Number or PIN was originally created by the ATM inventor John Shepard-Barron, who wanted a 6 digit numeric code to allow secure cash withdrawals when using a cash machine. His wife suggested a 4 digit code, which the UK is used to, however as bank card security is increasing, the digit requirement is changing and we understand that some card schemes require a 12 digit PIN…ouch!! All debit and credit cards... CONTINUE READING

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