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Prepaid Card Company NetSpend Delayed Consumer Access to Money for Weeks: FTC

November 11th, 2016 · No Comments · Prepaid Cards

Managing your finances isn’t easy without a checking account. That’s why many consumers who don’t have one turn to prepaid cards. They can load them with money and use it in place of a regular debit card. Unfortunately for many customers of NetSpend, the FTC says this tool that should have made consumers’ financial lives easier only made things worse.

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New Rules Make Prepaid Cards Better

October 5th, 2016 · No Comments · Prepaid Cards

At best, prepaid cards are a helpful convenience. At worst, they are a confusing expense. To bridge the gap between the two, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has finalized new prepaid card rules set to go into effect next year. Here’s what to expect.

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CFPB Launches New Research Pilot: How Can Prepaid Card Users Save More Money?

December 15th, 2014 · No Comments · Prepaid Cards

The CFPB wants to take its attention to prepaid card users one step further – not only helping consumers save money on prepaid card fees, but helping them save money across the board.

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