underbanked

Prepaid Cards: 5 Good Reasons to Put Them in Your Wallet

Lately, many banks and celebrities have been encouraging us to switch from credit or debit cards to prepaid cards. And even though these tools have their downsides, we can think of five situations when prepaid cards are the right plastic for the purpose.

MoneyGram Goes Mobile with Digital Wallet Money Transer App

People who regularly use money transfer services just got another digital leg up. MoneyGram International is partnering with Gemalto, the company behind the LinqUs Mobile Money digital wallet, to allow customers to do money transfers straight from their smartphones.

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.

Living without a bank account

There's a troubling trend in this nation: People are giving up their banks. Exactly how many people are going "bankless" is hard to track, but in...