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Rebuilding Credit with Prepaid Credit Cards

Posted by admin On October 2, 2012 1 COMMENT

Rebuilding credit is the first step to take after you’ve had credit problems and want to rebuild your credit score, or if you’ve filed for bankruptcy in the past. The top way to begin this process is by obtaining a secured credit card. A secured credit card works just like a regular credit card, but  [ Read More ]

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Prepaid Credit Cards as a Gift

Posted by admin On October 2, 2012 ADD COMMENTS

Best Prepaid Cards for Gifting Money When you have no idea what to buy someone for their birthday, retirement or any special occasion that warrants a gift, then gift cards can be a great way to go. However, if you don’t know them well enough to know whether a Tim Hortons gift-card would be a better  [ Read More ]

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Paypal & Prepaid Credit Cards

Posted by admin On October 2, 2012 ADD COMMENTS

In the world of buying online, credit cards are invaluable. If you don’t have a credit card however, you might find yourself trolling the mall for deals instead of surfing the net. A quick solution, you might think, is simply getting a prepaid card to make those online purchases. But if the website you are  [ Read More ]


BMO claims the BMO Corporate Prepaid MasterCard assists organizations with cost control, improved efficiencies and reduced back-end expense reimbursements. As an employee, the prepaid angle on a corporate card might raise questions however. Does my boss not trust me? What if I have an emergency that the prepaid does not cover? And most importantly, do  [ Read More ]

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RBC Prepaid Visa Gift Card Review

Posted by admin On January 11, 2012 1 COMMENT

At a purchase fee of only $3.95 regardless of the denomination, the RBC Prepaid Visa is a versatile and affordable card. Add in some beautiful card design options and a charitable twist, and the RBC Visa is a great choice for a flexible gift card. The RBC Prepaid Visa comes in denominations from $25 to $500, so  [ Read More ]

citizens bank prepaid visa review

What a great feeling when you get someone special exactly what they want! With Citizens Bank Prepaid Visa Gift Cards, that’s exactly what you are giving. As the company says, “you do the giving, they do the choosing.” Available in many locations including local super markets and post offices, the Citizens Bank Visa prepaid gift  [ Read More ]


Canada Post Prepaid Visa Review

Posted by admin On November 28, 2011 14 COMMENTS

Canada Post. It’s a name Canadians trust. But should you trust their prepaid Visa? We decided to take a look. Canada Post offers a Prepaid Visa Card that can hold a maximum balance of $10,000. The card is available from participating Canada Post locations and you must present a government-issued photo ID and pay cash  [ Read More ]

Zoompass prepaid MasterCard review

Zoompass Prepaid MasterCard Review

Posted by admin On November 24, 2011 8 COMMENTS

Mobile phone users rejoice! The MasterCard ZoomPass is a great new way of managing your money through Bell, Fido, PC Mobile, Rogers, Solo Mobile, TELUS, or Virgin Mobile network. With this card you can transfer funds instantly and securely on your mobile phone. This innovative mobile money transfer service is expected to be the starting  [ Read More ]

DC Prepaid MasterCard Review

Review of the Direct Cash Prepaid Mastercard

Posted by admin On August 31, 2011 ADD COMMENTS

Although the Direct Cash logo and name are more likely associated with the ATM at the local garage or pub than with a prepaid MasterCard, the Direct Cash Prepaid MasterCard is available and will appeal to some consumers. The consumers I refer to are those who do not want a credit check completed and who  [ Read More ]

Review of the BMO Prepaid Travel MasterCard

Posted by admin On August 31, 2011 6 COMMENTS

If you are in the market for a reliable, easy to use prepaid credit card, consider the BMO Prepaid Travel MasterCard. Not only is this card easy to obtain, as your credit rating makes no difference, it is offered by a reputable and established organization. With a purchase fee of only $9.95, BMO touts this  [ Read More ]