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Debit cards are issued by banks and credit unions and are used as a form of payment, says Consumer.gov. They are usually given to a bank customer when he opens a checking account. More »

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In general, you can activate a debit card by calling a specified number, using the card at an ATM or for a purchase with its PIN, or accessing an online account, but the process varies with the issuer. Bank of America, f... More »

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A prepaid debit card is a card that is issued by a financial institution and is preloaded with funds that can be spent just like a regular debit card. It can be used to make purchases in person or online, and in many cas... More »

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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 »

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Checking accounts can be set up for free at credit unions, small banks and online banks, reports About.com. Checking accounts that are free of charge can also be set up at BankMobile, Moven, Schwab Bank, First Commonweal... More »

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A Green Dot Debit card is a Visa or MasterCard that can be used anywhere that accepts Visa or MasterCard debit cards. There is no line of credit, which means it is not a credit card. It is a prepaid debit card that can b... More »

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Walmart does accept PayPal as a form of payment on Walmart.com in addition to more conventional payment methods such as credit and debit cards. To use PayPal on Walmart.com, a user will need to have an active PayPal acco... More »

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