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Prepaid & Debit Cards NEWS

Major Financial Organizations Invest in a Debit Card for Kids

[Monday, September 23rd, 2019]

Last week such major banks as JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo together with some other financial corporations were announced to support Greenlight Financial Technology with $54 million funding. Greenlight Financial Technology came in sight from a startup project making a debit card for kids, the Greenlight card, that now exists for 5 years. The Mastercard prepaid card is issued by Community Federal Savings Bank and is marketed as “the safest way to give kids money, approve their spending, and prepare them to become financially smart adults”.

New Prepaid Card Aims To Give Consumers A Quicker Tax Refund

[Saturday, November 3rd, 2018]

If you look forward to tax season every year because you expect to be getting a nice big refund from Uncle Sam—or even a small one—then you might want to sign up for the new TaxSlayer Prepaid Visa card, which will be available next tax season.

Americans Keep Their Eye On Savings In 2018

[Wednesday, March 7th, 2018]

Putting money away in savings is difficult for many people, but for folks who make less than $40,000 a year, or who don’t have a college degree, it’s even harder. That’s according to a recent survey by PenFed Credit Union, which found that the majority of American adults have less than $5,000 stashed away in savings.

Credit Card Use Projected To Increase Through 2020

[Monday, July 17th, 2017]

People love to use credit cards, and that doesn’t seem to be changing anytime soon, according to a new report.

Sixty Percent of Americans Can’t Afford an Emergency

[Friday, February 3rd, 2017]

If you suddenly needed to fix your car, or visit the emergency room, would you be able to cover the unexpected cost?

Take Charge America Offers Tips For Credit Card Shoppers

[Saturday, July 30th, 2016]

If you’re on the hunt for a new credit card, you might be unsure what to look for. Do you need a credit card for everyday purchases, or just emergencies?

These Are the Best Credit Cards for 2016

[Sunday, February 21st, 2016]

If you’re looking for a shiny new credit card in 2016, good news: the list of best credit cards has been released. Whether you’re looking for a student card, a balance transfer card, a cash back card, or something else, these cards are the best of the bunch, according to one group of credit advisors.

Millennials are Spending Smart According to New Study

[Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015]

Young people may get a bad rap for being irresponsible with cash, but a recent survey shows that they are smarter with their money than they often get credit for.

Amex Introduces Tokens for Mobile Payment Security

[Monday, December 1st, 2014]

Businesses, credit card issuers, merchants, and payment processors will be able to provide consumers with a safer online and mobile payments experience, with the launch of the American Express Token Service.

NetSpend and Western Union Plan Prepaid Card

[Wednesday, May 7th, 2014]

Consumers who are not well served by traditional banking models will soon have another option available to them: a reloadable prepaid card from Western Union, co-branded with NetSpend.