Banks Adding Prepaid Cards to the Product Menu

| May 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

J.P Morgan Chase are looking to take the lead amongst a growing number of mainstream banks that are looking to add additional alternative financial products such as prepaid cards to their product menu with the aim of attracting new customers and retaining existing ones. The first initiative involves test marketing a re-loadable prepaid card across […]

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Real Time Disbursements on Prepaid Cards: Visa and OboPay

| May 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Prepaid cards give companies an exceptional degree of control over disbursements and pay outs and also eliminate or reduce expenses associated with the issuance of paper cheques. The added advantage of prepaid cards is that they also eliminate the risks of handling cash and hence, provide insurance benefits to boot and this is one of […]

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Smartphone Payment To Replace Credit Cards By 2020

| April 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Smartphones will replace credit cards and even cash as the chief method of payment by 2020, experts have predicted. A survey of more than 1,000 technology experts has found that the majority believe contactless payment will overtake cash and credit cards in this decade. The survey found that more than 60% of technology experts felt […]

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Men Spend More With Credit Cards Than Women

| March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Men spend more money on their credit cards than women do, research into our credit card spending habits has revealed. It was found that the average male credit card user will spend 15% more with his plastic than the average female card user will. The research also revealed that men spend more than women on […]

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Shoppers Use Prepaid Cards as Economy Shows Signs of Recovery

| March 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Early indicators suggest that the UK economy is starting to show signs of recovery and looks to have avoided a double-dip recession. The National Institute of Economic and Social Research have estimated that Britain’s economy grew by 0.1% in the three months up to February. This is a much better outlook than the previous report, […]

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Using Prepaid Cards for Money Remittance

| January 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Money Remittance is one of the fastest growing areas within prepaid and a number of prepaid card providers are looking at this fast developing area as one of the biggest drivers of prepaid revenue in the next decade. Money remittance to certain countries like India, Philippines, Indonesia, etc represents a huge flow of money into […]

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Using Prepaid MasterCard Cards for Shopping Online

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

A Prepaid MasterCard is essentially a MasterCard branded prepaid card and like most prepaid cards, has several advantages to offer especially when shopping online.  It is no secret that most credit cards that are used to purchase products or services through online shopping can be cloned.  Some credit card holders that made a purchase online […]

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Safe and Secure Online Gaming with Prepaid Credit Cards

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Prepaid credit cards are already sparking a revolution in how transactions are performed today. The future for prepaid cards looks rather promising. Widely used in America, other countries are also ramping up legislation and acceptance of Prepaid credit cards. The UK Market is one of the more mature markets. They allow an average individual to […]

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Guide to Prepaid Credit Cards

| January 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Prepaid Credit Cards look like credit cards, but work differently. You can use them everywhere Maestro, MasterCard or Visa is accepted (depending on the type of prepaid credit cards that they are) but you can only spend up to the available balance on your card. With prepaid cards, you load funds onto your card and […]

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Prepaid Credit Cards – Why You Need Them And Why You Do Not!

| January 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Prepaid Credit Cards are just like credit cards except that they can only be used when the funds have been loaded on the cards by the cardholder themselves prior to usage. So in that sense, they are actually completely different from the traditional credit cards and debit cards which we are used to seeing in […]

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