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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 »

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A prepaid debit card from BancorpSouth and other institutions controls spending in the sense that an individual only spends money that is loaded on the card, states Credit.com. On the other hand, a prepaid debit card may... More »

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Visa debit cards offer zero-fraud liability to customers whose debit cards are lost, stolen or used in fraudulent transactions, Visa explains. This applies to both online and offline purchases. The guarantee does not app... More »

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