Friday, November 13, 2009

New Jersey Senator looks to regulate prepaid cards

According to, the Senate President Richard Codey is calling to regulate prepaid cards to operate with more transparency. While Obama has now imposed certain regulations on credit and gift cards, no new rulings have been made for debit cards.

The Senator looks at the fees associated with prepaid cards attacking the wrong demographic of people, "They turn to these prepaid debit cards as a means to get by," he said. "Instead, they end up sitting around helplessly as they watch their hard-earned money get eaten up by hidden fees."

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