Secured Cards with no Credit Check–Are They Worth It?

    Secured credit cards offer bad credit borrowers with a way to start over. A few cards even offer to skip the credit check. If you have bad credit or are recovering from bankruptcy, it can be nearly impossible to get a traditional credit card. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to function in today’s society without […]


    Do Prepaid Cards Work with Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay?

    Determining whether your prepaid card works with Apple Pay, Google Pay, or Samsung Pay can be a difficult task–too difficult. We survey 33 prepaid cards to get the answers. The idea behind the digital wallet was to be a physical wallet replacement that you carry on your smartphone. At their essence, digital wallets are apps […]


    Walmart MoneyCard Launches Free Cash Loads

    Walmart enhances the MoneyCard with free cash loads at Walmart stores and new “family accounts” for families with teens. While Walmart’s MoneyCard has long been on our list of the best prepaid cards, it recently launched some new benefits for MoneyCard users to make it that much better. At the top of the list–free cash […]


    Can You Get a Prepaid Card Without a Social Security Number? Yes, but…

    You can get a prepaid debit card without a social security number. But if you have one and just don’t want to provide it, your options are limited. Those without an SSN may have an alternative. While it’s pretty hard to live and work in the U.S. without a Social Security Number, some people don’t […]


    Walmart MoneyCard Users Give a $2 Billion Thumbs Up to Savings Vault

    Two years after Walmart launched its MoneyCard savings vault feature, user deposits cross the $2 billion mark. Walmart announced last week that their prepaid card customers have moved $2 billion to their “savings vault” since it launched the feature two years ago. The savings feature allows users to transfer money from their card balance to […]