Debit Card en Should you use debit or credit? <p>When you&#39;re not paying with cash, do you prefer a credit card or a debit card?</p><p>Organizations such as the <a href="">Better Business Bureau</a> and <a href="">Consumer Reports</a> prefer the security of credit cards.&nbsp;</p><p>On this week&#39;s Money Matters, financial commentator Greg Heberlein and KPLU&#39;s Dave Meyer agree that credit cards offer the most security and benefits, but find debit cards still have a useful role to play.</p><p> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Dave Meyer & Greg Heberlein 4196 at Should you use debit or credit? Wash. pays JPMorgan more for electronic benefits than other states <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &ndash; JPMorgan Chase charges Washington approximately 700-thousand dollars a month to issue food and cash welfare benefits via debit card. But public records show Washington is paying a premium compared to other states. Olympia Correspondent Austin Jenkins continues our coverage of Washington&rsquo;s electronic benefits program.</p> Fri, 15 Jul 2011 18:16:17 +0000 Austin Jenkins 2099 at State pays a premium for use of debit card service <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &ndash; Washington spends nearly four times what Michigan does to provide food and cash benefits via debit card. That&rsquo;s just one of the findings in a recent survey of what states are paying large financial institutions to provide welfare benefits electronically.</p><p> Thu, 14 Jul 2011 17:38:01 +0000 Austin Jenkins 2089 at Welfare cards used at out-of-state liquor stores, strip clubs <p>Some Washington welfare recipients are withdrawing cash at out-of-state liquor stores, smoke shops and even strip clubs. That’s the finding of a public radio investigation into welfare debit card use outside Washington’s borders. The finding comes at a time when the state’s welfare program is $82 million in the red.</p><p> Wed, 15 Dec 2010 15:56:31 +0000 Austin Jenkins 361 at Welfare cards used at out-of-state liquor stores, strip clubs