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National Hispanic Leadership Group Encourages Electronic Payments for the Unbanked

Unbanked individuals face disadvantages such as limited access to financial services, increased costs and inconveniences, and a lack of financial...
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National Hispanic Leadership Group Encourages Electronic Payments for the Unbanked

A Win-Win: Unbanked Americans and Federal Government Both Benefit from Direct Express® Program

by Ronda Kent, Chief Disbursing Officer, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service  When the U.S. government needs...
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A Win-Win: Unbanked Americans and Federal Government Both Benefit from Direct Express® Program

Direct Express® and Natural Disasters

In August 2017, Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Gulf Coast of Texas. Over a four-day period, it dropped nearly...
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Direct Express® and Natural Disasters

Treasury’s Fiscal Service Selects Comerica Bank to Continue Prepaid Debit Card for Unbanked

 The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced on January 7, 2020, the selection of Comerica...
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Treasury’s Fiscal Service Selects Comerica Bank to Continue Prepaid Debit Card for Unbanked

How PayPerks Helps Build Financial Capability

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How PayPerks Helps Build Financial Capability

Defining Financial Health

Financial health is a concept that is attracting ever more public attention in the debate around financial inclusion and will...
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Defining Financial Health

Meet Ray: Direct Express® Cardholder and PayPerks User (Video)

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Meet Ray: Direct Express® Cardholder and PayPerks User (Video)

Life Before Direct Express®

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Life Before Direct Express®

Laura and Larry: Direct Express® Cardholders (Video)

More stories from cardholders about their experiences with Direct Express®. Laura, who has been a cardholder since 2011 and Larry, who...
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Laura and Larry: Direct Express® Cardholders (Video)

A Look at Cardholder Demographics 

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A Look at Cardholder Demographics 

Meet Dawn, a Direct Express® Cardholder (Video)

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Meet Dawn, a Direct Express® Cardholder (Video)

PayThink: Automated Payments Free Consumers from Check Fees

In an opinion piece for the PayThink section of PaymentsSource, Mastercard Prepaid Product Manager Andrew Gillen, references the Direct Express®...
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PayThink: Automated Payments Free Consumers from Check Fees

A Closer Look at the PayPerks Program

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A Closer Look at the PayPerks Program

How Direct Express® Empowers Cardholders to Protect Themselves from Crime

Direct Express® is committed to enhancing cardholder financial capability, including the capability for cardholders to protect themselves from criminals. The...
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How Direct Express® Empowers Cardholders to Protect Themselves from Crime

How Direct Express® Protects Cardholders from Crime

It is critical that Direct Express® cardholders have the strongest possible protections against criminals who may want to steal their...
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How Direct Express® Protects Cardholders from Crime

Cardholder Survey finds 94% Satisfaction Rate

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Cardholder Survey finds 94% Satisfaction Rate

Smartphones, Digital Apps and Direct Express®

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Smartphones, Digital Apps and Direct Express®

CFSI Underbanked Study

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CFSI Underbanked Study

Cardholder Stories

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Cardholder Stories

National Hispanic Leadership Group Encourages Electronic Payments for the Unbanked

March 11th, 2020|

Unbanked individuals face disadvantages such as limited access to financial services, increased costs and inconveniences, and a lack of financial security. In a recent resolution, the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) recognized that [...]

A Win-Win: Unbanked Americans and Federal Government Both Benefit from Direct Express® Program

February 28th, 2020|

by Ronda Kent, Chief Disbursing Officer, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service  When the U.S. government needs to issue a payment – whether it be a federal income tax refund, a Social [...]

Stories

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Cardholder Story #3 Elizabeth, Florida

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“I’m retired and have a disability and a supplemental insurance payment that comes [on the Direct Express® card]. This card helps me a lot. It makes so many times in the month when I don’t have to worry about having cash, or getting cash where it needs to be on time.” Confidence, Comfort & Convenience

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“Using my Direct Express® card helps me to budget my money and keep track of it more efficiently”

Rosalind, Pennsylvania
Cardholder
“The card saves time. It’s more convenient – I don’t carry cash because I’ve gotten used to carrying the Direct Express® card”

Garry, Florida
Cardholder
“I don’t have to worry about having cash, or getting cash where it needs to be on time”

Elizabeth, Florida
Cardholder

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