CreditCardsCo Blog Topic - ' Prepaid'
New Prepaid Cards Data
Seems as though there are new offers for prepaid cards being unveiled on a daily basis. Make no mistake, these financial products are here to stay and fortunately, the costs associated with using these financial products are dropping, too.
$32 Billion Overdraft Fees Paid to Banks in 2012
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?
Prepaid Debit Cards: the Pros and Cons
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.
American Express Serve Prepaid Card
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?
Prepaid Cards Latest Must Have Financial Product
Looks like prepaid debit cards are the new “must have” in financial products.
A Look Back at 2012 Credit & Finances
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?
Best Prepaid Cards in 2012
There’s a new trend in the financial sector and it includes prepaid cards. Here’s a few of the best 2012 brought us.
Pros & Cons: Gift Cards
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.
Magic in Your Wallet
Another celebrity has entered the prepaid debit card market. Is Magic Johnson’s the magic cure-all for celebrity endorsed financial products?
Credit Card Review: American Express Prepaid
Does an American Express prepaid credit card raise the bar in this sector? Card holders have perks no other prepaid product offers.
How Are Prepaid Debit Cards Faring?
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.
Comparing Prepaid Card Offers
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.