Good-bye checking account, hello prepaid card Written by Maryalene LaPonsie January 18, 2013The big banks are tired of you leeching off them.
For years, they have given you free checking in the hopes you would also take out a mortgage, run up your credit card balance or stash away a tidy sum in your savings account. But instead, you've been content to use your checking account and bypass [...]Posted in:Prepaid Credit Cards
Why 2012 will be the year of prepaid credit cards Written by Geoff Williams January 6, 2012Prepaid cards have something of a bad image -- hidden fees, no protection if they're stolen, not a method of building credit -- but mark my words, that image is going to improve.
If you've been pondering the pros and cons of getting into a prepaid credit card, and you're still on the fence, read on. [...]Posted in:Prepaid Credit Cards
Will prepaid credit card fees drop thanks to failed lawsuit against Kardashians? Written by Geoff Williams June 14, 2011The drama surrounding the infamous Mobile Resource Card, much better known as the Kardashian Kard, is almost over.
In case you haven't heard, Revenue Resource Group, the Clovis, Calif. company that produced the well-known reloadable credit card, attempted to sue the reality television stars and sisters Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian, as well as their mother, [...]Posted in:Prepaid Credit Cards
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