On the other hand, there can be less security with the use of a debit card than with that of a credit card, as it is much easier to probe a person's PIN than a signature on a credit card. Similarly, liability is often times far less with a credit card than a debit card.
Most banks do not charge fees to use debit cards anymore. However, you should still read the fine print to confirm that there are no monthly, annual, or point of sale fees associated with the card. And, if there is, you should keep shopping.
If you are looking for a debit card that is not linked to a bank account, then check out our prepaid card listing. You will want to compare the fees for each and choose the one that has the least fees based on how you plan to use the card.
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