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Is a visa debit card better than other debit cards?

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Answered 2011-07-19 22:16:35

A Visa debit card is similar to other debit cards. However, it can be used worldwide and is a fast alternative to cash or checks. Therefore, if travel is one of your pasttimes, Visa would be the perfect debit card.

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If it is a Visa or other standard named card, you can use it anywhere that takes debit cards.

No, credit cards are loans and debit cards are checks.

A debit card is similar to a credit card, as they typically will contain a Visa, Mastercard or American Express logo. There are two typical types of non-credit cards: gifts cards (which do not have your name on the card) or debit cards (with your name). Debit cards are issued by a bank and generally have conditions for use and monthly maintenance fees. Debit cards can be used in many of the same ways a credit card can: in-person purchases, online purchases, ATM withdrawal (check your card). The difference between a credit and debit card is that debit cards traditionally do not affect your credit rating, whereas credit cards do.

Because credit cards rely on the vendor to perform identification of the user. Debit cards, on the other hand, can be used in ATM's, so a PIN is required.

Credit cards say "credit" And debit cards say "debit". Hope this helps!

Yes, your account is debited when you use a debit card.

in the language of bank and other financial institutions debit means withdrawl. so by naming debit card as debit card bank says '' it is a card by using which u can do any purchases and in return we will debit ur bank balance by that amount. so in debit card u are not borrowing cash from bank (as u do in credit card), but u are using your own money which u have earlier deposited in bank. so in short: debit card is a card by using which u are debiting ur bank's credit balance.

Debit cards were introduced in 1977-1978. Master Charge, now called Master Card had a debit card called Signet. Visa's debit card was called Entree.

You can use a debit card or a visa gift card but there is no other way to apply.

Not always. There are times when it is easier to drop change into a meter than to put a debit card in a slot. Debit cards can have a fee. Debit cards can be subject to identity theft. Debit cards can be counterfeited. People who use debit cards often don't know how much they have in their account and can overspend their money and get into debt very fast. Debit cards have their place in place of money, but, there are some times when paying for items with cash and coin is the better way.

As long as you can use your debit card at stores just like credit cards are used, your debit card will work. Newegg won't know the difference between your debit card and a credit card.

Based on the cards I have, if it is a debit card the word Debit appears on the front above the Visa, Mastercard or American Express logo. Credit cards typically only contain the logo.

If your cerdit is good, your bank can issue a debit card (they are not "sold").

they take paypal which uses a debit card

No, Redbox does not accept prepaid debit cards.

Visa gift cards are good if you do not regularly use a checking or savings account linked to a debit card. However, like other cash-loaded cards, these cards carry very high fees to use. The best card to use is a checking account linked debit card.

Yes, banks do offer teen debit cards. However, these cards are to be prepaid debit cards. A debit card is a debit card, depending on your age you can go with your parents to sign up for one and set certain limitations to the account. That way you have your own card, it can prevent you from over-drafting, and parents can link accounts with students and deposit money in for them at any given time.

Most places that accept VISA credit cards will also accept VISA debit cards.

Some of the better pay-as-you-go credit cards are the Green Dot Card, the Wired Plastic Debit card, and the American Express prepaid card. These cards are the top three rated cards according to US News.

Debit cards can be used many places. A debit card is basically an electronic form of a check. When one deposits money into his/her checking account, this increases the amount in that account. In order to purchases goods and/or services, the debit card may be used. This will decrease the amount in that checking account. Most places that accept credit cards as a form of payment, will accept debit cards as well. If not, the debit card may be used at an ATM to retrieve cash.

Chase Bank offers three types of debit card, a Chase debit card, a Disney Visa debit card, which has no annual fees and a Chase Liquid card, which has a monthly fee of $4.95.

They are known as smart cards, any card that carries a chip can have this title

Debit cards are commonly issued by banks. When you purchase for goods or services, the amount is deducted from your bank account. Credit cards are issued by a bank or other institutions that deals with credit cards. When you make purchases, the issuer of the credit card will pay the merchant in advance. On the other hand, you may pay the credit card issuer in full or in installments with certain interest. If you want to learn more about credit cards, you may search online. Since, credit card is more complicated than debit cards, you should learn more about it.

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