Store Display of Many Reloadable Prepaid Cards

    Best Prepaid Debit Cards of 2019

    With over 80 cards available, choosing the best prepaid debit card can be challenging. We’ll break down the benefits and pitfalls to help you choose the best card for you. Prepaid debit cards have come a long way in the last several years. Once believed to be used only by those unable to get a […]


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    5 Instances When You Should Say No to Prepaid Cards

    While prepaid cards are a great choice for some, there are times when it’s not your best option. Here are five times to just say no to prepaid cards. More people are using prepaid debit cards than ever before. For many, prepaid cards fit the bill to instill a little discipline in the budget or […]


    Prepaid Debit Cards Show Continued Growth

    Prepaid debit cards grew at a faster rate in 2017 compared to slight growth in 2016, according to the Federal Reserve’s 2018 payments report released last week. Prepaid debit cards grew at a rate of three percent by total transaction value overall. Use of general purpose prepaid cards–those branded with Visa, Mastercard, or American Express networks–grew at a […]


    Walmart Display of Prepaid Cards

    Going to the Store for a Prepaid Card? It’s Not So Easy

    We hit the streets to find which stores sell prepaid debit cards and their price tag. Here’s what you’ll see on the shelves and why it might be better just to buy online. If you’re thinking about heading to the store to buy a prepaid card, you might want to think again. Despite the growing […]


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    Warning: You’re Paying Too Much for Your Prepaid Card

    If you’re like most people, you’re paying higher fees with your prepaid card than you have to. Here’s how to avoid some of the most common fees that prepaid card users pay.   Our recent survey of prepaid card users suggested some good news and some bad news for prepaid card users. The good news is that […]