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From Coins to Big Bucks: The Evolution of General-Purpose Reloadable Prepaid Cards (Page One Economics, Focus on Finance)

Prepaid cards were invented to solve a problem: replacing coin usage in pay telephones. Since then, prepaid cards have evolved into a huge competitive market for general-purpose reloadable (GPR) prepaid cards. Read more about GPR prepaid cards in the May 2015 inaugural edition of Page One Economics Focus on Finance.

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Audience:   High School, Consumers, College
Language:   English
Subjects:   Personal Finance
Resource Types:   Publications, Lessons
Concepts:   Non-Bank Financial Services, Banks