Not yet banked, Camilla pays her bills at a retailer's in-store bill pay service when she cashes her paycheck or her husband sends money via transfer. Camilla thinks the fees should be lower, considering how much she spends at the retailer.
“These services are almost like having a bank account.”
Settling up with friends and family: P2P the norm in China
Most Saturday afternoons, Chen’s brother comes over with a six-pack of beer to watch sports. Chen uses his mobile app to pay back his cheapskate brother for every bottle Chen consumes while they gobble down way too many shrimp crackers.
“Payment apps mean I don’t need to make a special trip to the bank for Yuan to pay my brother.”