Debit Cards

With the ability to quickly and easily make purchases with money drawn from cardholders' bank accounts, debit cards have become the preferred payment method for millions of Americans.

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5 tips on teen checking accounts

A checking account can help teach your teen important money basics. Here's how to start. Read more

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5 ways to beat rising fees on checking accounts

Checking fees are up. Here's how to get around them. Read more

Do big-bank prepaid cards lead the pack?

Are you pondering a prepaid card from a major bank? Read this primer before trying one. Read more

The dangers of prepaid debit cards

A professor says prepaid debit cards often have high fees and other dangers. Read more

Pros and cons of prepaid debit cards

Prepaid cards help you limit your spending. But are the payoffs worth the fees? Read more

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Pros and cons of prepaid cards tied to savings

Savings accounts attached to prepaid cards offer sweet returns, but beware of these drawbacks. Read more


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Will chip debit cards make tipping awkward?

This change might make bad tipping harder once restaurants adopt chip technology.  ... Read more

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