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Perils of Prepaid Debit Cards

Deyanira Del Rio | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Deyanira Del Rio

Financial justice activists may have the Kardashian sisters to thank. Unwittingly, the famous trio has helped raise awareness about one of the most abusive financial products on the market today: prepaid debit card.

The Beginnings of a Credit Card-Free Revolution? Maybe Not.

Bryce Covert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bryce Covert

CNNMoney reported yesterday that credit card use is in decline, with the number of cardless people jumping up to 78 million this year. But the drop in users isn't all due to penny pinching and/or outrage.