Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, February 18, 2014
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More than 850 colleges offer their students school-sponsored debit or prepaid cards. And most allow students to receive their financial aid disbursements on those cards. But, the fees and transparency surrounding the cards are under scrutiny. Also: Uber officially launches in China, but the Bay area start-up may have a rough ride in a market already saturated with similar apps.
The government looks at the student debit card market.
Demand for ivory in China has authorities scrambling to stop poaching.
Posted In: Education, debit cards
Colleges can include surprising fees on prepaid and debit cards.