All articles tagged Debit Cards (5)

Greenlight’s Instantly Loadable Debit Card Helps Parents Raise Financially Smart Children

Greenlight’s Instantly Loadable Debit Card Helps Parents Raise Financially Smart Children

In a Nutshell: Every parent wants their child to grow up with solid financial know-how, but teaching proper spending and savings habits is difficult in a society that uses more plastic than cash. The Greenlight Debit Card for Kids helps parents introduce their children to modern payment methods with a card that pairs with a mobile application, allowing parents to automatically disburse allowance, and monitor and approve spending. Parents can set and pay an interest rate for money their... read more »

CARD.com’s Prepaid Visa® Cards Offer Fun Designs, Widespread ATM Access & Mobile App Management

CARD.com’s Prepaid Visa® Cards Offer Fun Designs, Widespread ATM Access & Mobile App Management

In a Nutshell: Payment cards have lost a lot of their individuality over the last 30 years. Customers don’t have the option to personalize cards the way they did with personal checks. To add some personality to the payment space, CARD.com offers prepaid Visa® debit cards that can be printed with any of the more than 1,000 affinity images — from Betty Boop to your favorite NFL football player. As they are not credit cards, the prepaid products require no credit checks and have no... read more »

BitPay Enables Bitcoin Owners to Cash In on Their Investment Anywhere Visa® is Accepted

BitPay Enables Bitcoin Owners to Cash In on Their Investment Anywhere Visa® is Accepted

In a Nutshell: Bitcoin's value explosion is unlike anything seen in the financial market in several decades. As prices surge past $10,00o per coin, the number of retailers accepting the currency as payment only moderately rises. To combat that, BitPay developed a system that converts coins into dollars and instantly loads the value onto a prepaid debit card that can be used anywhere Visa is accepted. The card experienced nearly 700% growth in 2017. In addition to the card, BitPay also... read more »

“Can I Use My Debit Card as a Credit Card?”  3 Things to Know

“Can I Use My Debit Card as a Credit Card?” 3 Things to Know

Leave it to banks to make something simple as confusing as possible. Giving consumers a debit card and then providing the option to choose “credit” or “debit” without explaining why definitely stands up as something that’s unnecessarily confusing. So when you’re at the counter and being asked if you want to use “credit” or “debit” on your debit card, do you really know what you’re being asked? For a long time, I certainly didn’t. There are distinct... read more »

3 Key Differences — ATM Card vs. Debit Card vs. Credit Card

3 Key Differences — ATM Card vs. Debit Card vs. Credit Card

Having plastic in your wallet is almost a necessity these days. Not only is it convenient to be able to swipe or tap to make a payment for your everyday purchases, but some retailers require it. Before you acquire your next piece of plastic, it’s important to know that not all card types are created equally. Below we'll dive more deeply into the differences between ATM, debit, and credit cards — but first, here's a quick look at the basics: Feature ATM Card Debit Card ... read more »