Gen Z Missing Out On High-Yield Savings Accounts and Reward Credit Cards

Their love of cash means they are potentially forgoing many ways to boost their wealth.

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Among Gen Z, cash is booming. Following a period of sustained inflation, rising interest rates and market volatility, cash usage among Gen Z is on the rise. 

However, by using so much physical cash, Gen Z is missing out on two big money-making opportunities. 

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Erin Bendig
Personal Finance Writer

Erin pairs personal experience with research and is passionate about sharing personal finance advice with others. Previously, she was a freelancer focusing on the credit card side of finance, but has branched out since then to cover other aspects of personal finance. Erin is well-versed in traditional media with reporting, interviewing and research, as well as using graphic design and video and audio storytelling to share with her readers.