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Prepaid Cards: How to Spot Hefty Fees

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    NEWSLETTERS

    If you don't choose the right card, a prepaid card will end up costing you. (Published Monday, Sep 23, 2013)

    Prepaid cards started as an alternative to checking accounts, and they are more popular now than ever.

    In fact, a recent study by CardHub.com shows money loaded on prepaid cards tripled in the past four years.

    But if you don't choose the right card, a prepaid card will end up costing you.

    The best and worst prepaid cards: