English Library: Prepaid Cards

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Choosing a Prepaid Card - PowerPoint Training Slides

Library: English | Choosing a Prepaid Card - PowerPoint Training Slides

The Choosing a Prepaid Card PowerPoint training file is available for download in the “Download File” section.

Category: Banking Money Management Prepaid Cards on Oct 15, 2015

 
Choosing a Prepaid Card - Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities

Library: English | Choosing a Prepaid Card - Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities

This 24-page packet, only available as a PDF download, contains a detailed curriculum for teaching how to choose, use and manage a prepaid card wisely, and two classroom activities that provide an opportunity for participants to apply what they’ve learned.

Category: Banking Money Management Prepaid Cards on Oct 15, 2015

 
Choosing a Prepaid Card: A Backgrounder

Library: English | Choosing a Prepaid Card: A Backgrounder

The “Choosing a Prepaid Card” training manual provides the answers to many of the questions that a consumer shopping for a reloadable prepaid card might have, from “Where can I find a list of the card’s fees?” to “Whom do I contact if I have a problem with my card?”

Category: Banking Money Management Prepaid Cards on Oct 14, 2015

 
A Consumer’s Guide to ‘Chip’ Cards

Library: English | A Consumer’s Guide to ‘Chip’ Cards

This publication answers credit and debit card customers’ questions about why the transition to “smartcards” is taking place, how the checkout process will change, what consumer protections they will have and where to get more information about chip cards.

Category: Banking Credit Prepaid Cards on Jul 28, 2015

 
A Consumer’s Guide to Choosing a Prepaid Card

Library: English | A Consumer’s Guide to Choosing a Prepaid Card

A prepaid card that charges low fees, comes with desirable features and offers strong consumer protections can be a good choice for many consumers. This publication will help you learn how to compare your options and choose the best prepaid card for your needs.

Category: Banking Money Management Prepaid Cards on Jun 16, 2015

 
An Employee’s Guide to Payroll Cards

Library: English | An Employee’s Guide to Payroll Cards

This four-page guide is designed to help employees who work for companies that offer a payroll card to determine whether that is their best option, understand how the cards work and how to avoid fees, and know their rights.

Category: Banking Credit Consumer Rights Money Management Prepaid Cards on Feb 19, 2014

 
An Employer’s Guide to Payroll Cards

Library: English | An Employer’s Guide to Payroll Cards

This eight-page resource, written in Q&A format, educates employers on how payroll cards work and what advantages they offer, what to look for when choosing a payroll card vendor, and how to implement a successful payroll card program.

Category: Prepaid Cards on Feb 19, 2014

 
Paying with Plastic

Library: English | Paying with Plastic: A Consumer Action introduction to payment cards

This two-page fact sheet explains the differences between credit, charge, debit, prepaid and gift cards. It can help you choose the best option for every transaction.

Category: Banking Credit Consumer Rights Prepaid Cards on Feb 10, 2014

 
How to Send Money Home

Library: English | How to Send Money Home: Tips for transferring money abroad

Many immigrants send some of their earnings to relatives and friends in their home countries. There are several ways to transfer money to recipients outside the U.S., and different types of financial services and products can help you with this task.

Category: Banking Credit Prepaid Cards on Jan 06, 2014

 
Reloadable Prepaid Cards - Educational Videos

Library: English | Reloadable Prepaid Cards - Educational Videos

“Reloadable Prepaid Cards” and “Choosing and Managing a Reloadable Prepaid Card” are two short educational videos designed to educate consumers about the pros and cons of this alternative to debit and credit cards.

Category: Banking Money Management Prepaid Cards on May 08, 2012

 
 

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