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An elephant in the room: young executive of the year James Bergin on tech and tangiblility

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An elephant in the room: young executive of the year James Bergin on tech and tangiblility

There’s no doubt that paying with a card – or, increasingly, a smartphone – is much more convenient than paying with paper and metal. But that lack of tangibility is also making it harder to teach children about the concept of money and engrain good financial habits. In honour of James Bergin's win in the young executive of the year category at the Deloitte Top 200 awards last night, here's a piece he wrote for Idealog recently about how ASB is using technology to help bridge that gap.