Visa prepaid cards are on display at a drug store in New York in 2010. New rules unveiled Thursday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau would protect prepaid card users against unauthorized charges and provide them with monthly billing statements.
Visa prepaid cards are on display at a drug store in New York in 2010. New rules unveiled Thursday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau would protect prepaid card users against unauthorized charges and provide them with monthly billing statements. Candice Choi AP
Visa prepaid cards are on display at a drug store in New York in 2010. New rules unveiled Thursday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau would protect prepaid card users against unauthorized charges and provide them with monthly billing statements. Candice Choi AP

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November 14, 2014 01:30 PM