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Save the date, Durham, NC!


We invite you to participate in a field hearing in Durham, North Carolina on prepaid cards.

The field hearing will take place on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at 12:00 noon in the Junior Ballroom of the Durham Convention Center, 301 West Morgan Street, Durham, NC.

The field hearing will feature remarks from Richard Cordray, CFPB Director as well as testimony from consumer and civil rights groups, industry representatives, and members of the public.

This event is open to the public and requires an RSVP. To RSVP, email your full name and your organizational affiliation (if any) to Feel free to forward this invitation. Also check out our blog on May 23rd for a live stream of the event.

  • Josalynbuchanan

    After having my account with a major bank, Scammed, I started to use “pre-paid cards”, the FEE’S are unbelievable.  There is a charge to Talk to Customer Service.  With the major bank, customer service was “free”, they just did not do any real work.   Thank you 

  • Frank R

    @3ff5700dfab2b6315de189895cefc5a6:disqus thanks for posting that. I, too have had my account with major banks scammed and hacked way too many times, but was unsure about the fees for prepaid cards. I’m starting to think credit unions might be the way to go.

    • Dandi

      Your best bet is go to a community bank in your area, you will always get better customer service because they focus on serving the community they are in.

  • JamesDoolin

    How is switching to a credit union gonna keep your account from being hacked/scammed?

  • sandra

    Hi there! Thank you for this informaiton about field hearing in Durham. 

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