Pew studies financial products to understand how they can be made safer and more transparent. Pew’s research informs policy solutions to create more effective consumer protections.
The consumer banking initiative studies the accounts that Americans rely on every day to manage their finances, including checking accounts, prepaid cards, and mobile payments.
The small-dollar loans project focuses on small-dollar credit products such as payday and automobile title loans, as well as emerging alternatives.
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Washington—The Pew Charitable Trusts released a report today examining mobile remote deposit capture (mRDC), a key feature of mobile banking that is gaining popularity among banks, prepaid card companies, and consumers. Read More
This report examines how financial institutions present mobile remote deposit capture (mRDC) to their customers. Read More
The Pew Charitable Trusts today commended the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for putting forward proposed rules that will make general purpose reloadable (GPR) prepaid cards safer and more transparent. Read More