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Take It On: Pre-Paid Debit Cards

My9 News — Thursday, July 15, 2010

Hosted by Brenda Blackmon

More and more people who do not have good enough credit for charge cards or even bank cards, are turning to pre-paid debit cards so they can pay with plastic and not have to carry cash around with them.

But are these pre-paid cards really good for consumers? Or do they have hidden traps that take advantage of consumers? My9 News Takes On the controversy.

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Click here to watch the video news segment.

Host Brenda Blackmon interviews NJ Citizen Action's Executive Director, Phyllis Salowe-Kaye (top right in screen shot above), and Laura Mattia of Baron Financial, about the controversy over pre-paid debit cards.

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