Using Prepaid Cards after Identity Theft

Identity theft is one of those topics that is often talked about, but isn’t always easy to understand, unless you have had an experience with it yourself. In 2011, the Consumer Sentinel Network received around 1,813,080 complaints, with 15% of these complaints being reports of identity theft. That’s about 281,000 Americans that had issues in just ONE year with identity theft. The FTC (Federal Trade Commission) has estimated that the average amount of time and energy required to recover from identity theft is 6 months and 200 hours of work.

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How to Turn Back to School Spending into Back to School Savings

College might be the first time in your children’s young adult lives where they will be responsible for making purchases without you there to supervise them.

Teaching your college kids how to manage a budget is an empowering life skill, and one way that it can be effectively taught is through the use of a prepaid card. Not only can you find a magic number that makes their budgetary needs more agreeable, but you can also teach your child the value of spending wisely during back-to-school shopping. And the best thing about the KAIKU® Visa® Prepaid card is that you never have to worry about overspending since you can only spend what you put on it. All you have to do is add a secondary Card for them to your own primary account for just $2 and then add funds when they need them most.

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FIAT 500c Sweepstakes Ends, but How Do You KAIKU? Video Contest Coming Soon!

People say all good things have to come to an end…

Not at KAIKU, because even though the FIAT 500c Sweepstakes is over, we have another exciting contest beginning soon!

We want to thank everyone who participated in the Sweepstakes and we will announce the lucky winner of the 2012 FIAT 500c on 09.10.2012. So stay tuned, because if you entered, that could be YOU!

If you didn’t win, you have another shot at great prizes beginning 09.21.2012 when our “How Do You KAIKU?” Video Contest starts.  We will be providing more information very soon, so make sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter so you get the latest updates.  We can’t wait to see your story!

Kaiku Finance Sponsors Vania King for 2012 US Open Tennis Championship

With the 2012 US Open Tennis Championship around the corner, we are excited to announce we will partner with Vania King as she competes in the final Grand Slam tournament of the year. Vania, a 23-year-old Long Beach native and self-proclaimed macaroon expert, is best known for winning the Wimbledon and US Open doubles titles with partner Yaroslava Shvedova in 2010. They reached the final again in 2011, and will reunite in New York to try to regain the doubles title this year. But first, the partners and best friends will have to face each other in the first round of the singles draw. Vania reached the 3rd round in singles in 2011, before losing to world #1 Caroline Wozniacki.

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