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 […]


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    New Credit Score Options May Increase Your Score

    UltraFICO and Experian Boost offer new credit score options for potential borrowers. But there’s a trade-off. Here’s what you need to know. Experian and Fair Isaac will soon launch new credit score options that may provide a boost to those with lower scores. Experian, one of the big three credit reporting agencies, has announced what […]