CreditCardsCo Blog Topic - ' Prepaid'
If there’s ever been a reason for consumers to consider prepaid debit cards, the $32 billion in overdraft fees that were paid to the nation’s biggest banks last year is the perfect justification. Is it time for you to bail on your big bank?
When it comes to prepaid debit cards, there are usually two schools of thought: they’re the ideal alternative to a bank account or they’re risky financial products with too many fees. Both are accurate, for the most part.
Serve by American Express is on the scene; does it have what it takes to become a formidable player in the prepaid debit card industry?
Suze Orman gambled with her Approved Card, touting it as a “consumer friendly solution to the prepaid industry”. Almost a year later, how did it do?
There’s a new trend in the financial sector and it includes prepaid cards. Here’s a few of the best 2012 brought us.
It appears on the surface there are few differences between prepaid debit card products and gift cards. One offers more protection courtesy of the new credit card laws.
Another celebrity has entered the prepaid debit card market. Is Magic Johnson’s the magic cure-all for celebrity endorsed financial products?
Does an American Express prepaid credit card raise the bar in this sector? Card holders have perks no other prepaid product offers.
Prepaid debit cards are still a popular choice. Take a look at a few of those offers, including the Wal Mart MoneyCard and the Modern Cash prepaid MasterCard.
The prepaid debit and credit card sector remains hot. Many like the absence of APRs and late fees. The trick is finding one with low fees.
Tax season is just around the corner. The IRS is encouraging taxpayers without traditional bank accounts to consider prepaid debit cards. Here are a few reviews of the more popular choices.