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Students Advised to Be Wary of College-Sponsored Debit Cards

Thursday, December 15, 2016
Ann Carrns | The New York Times
Whitney Barkley-Denney

Students should look beyond college-sponsored debit cards when choosing payment options on campus, said Whitney Barkley-Denney, policy counsel with the Center for Responsible Lending. By comparing terms of accounts off campus, she said, they may find accounts with lower fees elsewhere. Credit unions, in particular, may be worth investigating, she said.