Prepaid credit cards can be a good starting place if you have bad credit and can’t qualify for a standard card. But I have concerns that the Control Card, a new prepaid credit card co-branded with BET Networks, is so fee-laden that it may do more harm than good.
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I leave late next week for my delayed honeymoon, and we’ll be spending time in both Seattle and Vancouver. It’s funny–at first, I figured I would just use my normal debit card in Canada. We both use currency called dollars, and so many things about the countries are so similar. I quickly realized that while the value is very similar, a Canadian dollar is still different from an American dollar, and I would incur a foreign transaction fee for every payment.