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Prepaid Credit Cards: Are They a Smart Tool for You?

Americans with limited access to banking services have been turning to prepaid cards for some time, but now Chase is pitching its new prepaid card as a good option even for customers who can get a regular bank account.

Prepaid Cards: Which Ones Are Worth the Fees recently put five of the most well-known prepaid card issuers under the microscope to see how useful their products are based on fees and features. Which offers the best deal? The answer might surprise you. But the real question is should you use a prepaid card at all.

Green Dot Rides Walmart to an IPO

Green Dot (GDOT) launched its IPO today, issuing 4.56 million shares at $36 apiece. The initial plan was for 3.85 million shares at a range of $32 to $35. In Thursday's trading, Green Dot's shares rose 22%.