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Prepaid Card Fees

8 Prepaid Cards That Don't Suck

Rob Berger | Posted 02.25.2017 | Business
Rob Berger

The world of prepaid cards can be confusing. That's particularly true with fees. How much you'll pay each month depends not only the prepaid card you choose, but also on how you use the card.

Tired of Giving Coffee Mugs as Gifts? Try a Low-Fee Prepaid Gift Card (aka Prepaid Debit Card)

Curtis Arnold | Posted 02.17.2015 | Money
Curtis Arnold

Teachers and other professionals get a lot of gifts in December. Trouble is, teachers have way too many mugs, plaques, scarves/neckties, candles, pencil jars and picture frames. In the current mindset of 'experiences, not stuff,' why not give a prepaid gift card?

In New York Times, Prepaid Fee Story Misses The Mark

Patrice Peyret | Posted 09.01.2013 | Business
Patrice Peyret

Finding a few people to say they're upset and citing the general growth of prepaid cards as a proof of the problem's scope just places all payroll programs under the same umbrella and paints them with a black brush.

Catherine New

Sneaky Overdraft Fees Nip Holders Of Prepaid Cards | Catherine New | Posted 09.06.2012 | Money

NEW YORK -- Prepaid cards have been touted as way to not overspend. Yet some prepaid cards are designed to let you do exactly that -- spend more money...

Prepaids Aren't Just For The Poor...

SmartMoney | CHARLES PASSY | Posted 08.22.2012 | Money

SmartMoney: Is the prepaid debit card moving upmarket? In recent months, major financial institutions such as American Express and J.P. Morgan C...

Prepaid Debit Cards: A Brief Guide to What Really Matters

Jonathan B. Mintz | Posted 04.30.2012 | Money
Jonathan B. Mintz

More than $140 billion moves through prepaid debit cards every year in this country. Given the wide range of these products, consumers and regulators must find ways to navigate what really matters.

Janell Ross

Florida, California Take Cut Of Bank Fees On Unemployment Benefits | Janell Ross | Posted 12.01.2011 | Business

When Derrick Johnson visits the ATM in his Florida town to tap his jobless benefits, he regularly pays fees to the companies that administer the state...

Say Goodbye to Checking Accounts?

Odysseas Papadimitriou | Posted 11.16.2011 | Business
Odysseas Papadimitriou

While you may still be happy with your checking account and may not have incurred additional fees as result of the Durbin Amendment, it's still important to be aware of major industry trends such as these.