The Survey of Consumer Payment Choice examines how consumers adopt, use and think about paper, plastic, and electronic payments instruments. The Diary of Consumer Payment Choice records detailed data about payment type, amount, payee, time of day, cash deposits and withdrawals, bank account ownership. This data can assist policymakers and industry to develop payment methods that satisfy consumer preferences. The dataset has the form of a longitudinal panel, covering the period between 2008 and 2014.