Prepaid cards, prepaid debit cards, prepaid gift cards, reloadable cards – whatever term is used to describe them these cards are continuously gaining popularity in the financial world. In a time when people are finding themselves in more debt than ever and not being able to afford the fees that are associated with credit card […]

It seems that Visa and Mastercard are lamenting the old days of being able to stick it to, well, us. That’s because a new law will eliminate many of the fees they’ve been adding to transactions for years, which have driven up prices, in essence saying they’re frivolous and not needed for the reason these […]

Faced with the loss of many millions from the ending of all those bank fees due to being overdrawn, many banks are coming out with new ways to stick it to consumers so that they can build up their coffers once more. Of course last November I wrote about Citibank and Bank of America raising […]