The COVID-19 pandemic changed people’s beliefs and approach to finances as they are more openly embracing digital options, including cryptocurrency payments. A MasterCard survey showed these results as 4 out of 10 people said they plan to use digital assets in the next year.
40% of People to Use Crypto?
It’s safe to say that the COVID-19 pandemic changed everyday lives. Apart from affecting people’s health severely, the coronavirus challenged their perspectives on finances. Digitalization became the most talked-about topic as people started to steer clear from physical engagements.
The global payment systems were not exempt, and a recent survey with over 15,000 people conducted by MasterCard highlights this. The US multinational financial services giant wrote that “consumers shifted their spending habits to embrace contactless tap-and-go payments and online shopping.”
Furthermore, the results indicated that 93% will conside