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How digital payments are changing the way we donate

How good causes are adapting to the 'cashless' society, can 20 somethings paying the pension minimum still have a comfortable retirement? And reducing the cost of the school day.

This week Big Issue sellers have started to accept contactless payments. As donations to good causes dwindle we find out how digital transactions are reshaping the way we donate.

Can 20 somethings who are making the minimum auto-enrolment pension contributions still have a comfortable retirement? A recent study found more than half of savers are confident that they will but experts are concerned that this confidence is misplaced. We crunch the numbers for a couple of volunteers to find out.

And we look at the impact of a project to reduce the cost of the school day on the lives of families in Scotland.

Presenter: Paul Lewis
Reporter: Bethan Head
Producer: Alex Lewis
Editor: Emma Rippon

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