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first_img 9SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr A few months ago I bumped into my mom at the grocery store. Since we don’t live in the same neighborhood anymore and don’t see each other as often as we used to, we finished shopping together. She checked out first, and when she went to pay I was a little shocked to see her pull out her phone to use Apple Pay.At the time I had not set it up on my phone and was impressed that she had. I made a comment about how she might be more tech savvy than me about mobile payments, which is funny since I work in the FinTech industry. She told me when she paid with Apple Pay the previous week, the 20-something cashier had remarked, “I’m impressed! I didn’t know older people knew how to use that.” Mom didn’t know if she should take that as a compliment or an insult. I’m thinking it was a compliment.Both of my Baby-Boomer parents use their phones and tablets to do banking, check their retirement funds, and make payments. They’re among the Boomers who use wearable devices and digital technology just as energetically as younger users do. Honestly, it made me feel a bit out of touch that my mom was using mobile payments before I was willing to even give it a try. continue reading »last_img read more

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