Capital One explains that anyone under 17 is typically given an ATM card, while those over 17 receive debit cards. The Branch Banking and Trust Company (BB&T) notes that it offers prepaid debit cards to teens who can't y... More »

Activate a Capital One debit card by signing into your online account through either the website or the mobile app and locating the Activate Card link within the Checking Account section. Click on the link, enter the las... More »

Prepaid debit cards work through a system where a card is bought at a retail store, loaded with credit and used like a debit or credit card at locations that accept it. The cards have their advantages, they can be used w... More » Business & Finance Personal Banking

With most debit cards, there are multiple ways to activate them, such as calling an activation phone line provided with your card or using the card at an ATM with your PIN number. Some banks also allow activation by maki... More » Business & Finance Personal Banking

ATM cards or debit cards with a Visa or MasterCard logo work like credit for purchases, even when the store is online. However, there are safety concerns one should consider before giving the debit card to an online sell... More »

Banks often offer a variety of bonuses for opening new accounts, including cash rebates, prepaid debit cards and rewards points, according to CNBC. Banks frequently deliver the bonuses in increments as customers meet cer... More » Business & Finance Personal Banking Bank Accounts

Online banks, traditional banks, credit unions and prepaid debit cards offer the highest rates on savings accounts, claims Forbes. Savings accounts usually offer lower returns than riskier alternatives, such as stocks or... More » Business & Finance Personal Banking Bank Accounts