C3 Entertainment, Inc. today announced a licensing agreement with the prepaid debit card provider CARD.com to bring The Three Stooges brand prepaid debit card to the U.S. market. C3 is The Three Stooges® brand owner.
“This gives fans of The Three Stooges an entirely new way to engage with and represent Larry, Moe and Curly every time they use their card. “Our aim is to bring an easy-to-use and affordable banking experience that reflects the passions of consumers,” said CEO and cofounder of Card.com, Ben Katz.
Ani Khachoian, C3 Entertainment’s EVP of Licensing and Consumer Products said “This license with CARD.com brings another quality product to Three Stooges fans and a product that has real world utility plus the card itself with The Three Stooges imagery brings the fun aspect of The Three Stooges right into the wallet or the purse.”
The Three Stooges prepaid card can be used everywhere Visa and MasterCard are accepted, is fully FDIC insured and offers fully-featured online banking services like bill pay, cash transfers and transaction history, like traditional branch banking.
The growing trend in prepaid cards is increasingly embraced by leading financial institutions like Chase and American Express, and even retailers like WalMart, 7-Eleven and Walgreens.
According to the New York Times article from May 23, 2012, “In 2009, borrowers had roughly $29 billion worth of prepaid cards, according to the Mercator Advisory Group, which provides research for the payments industry. By 2013, the volume of money on prepaid cards is expected to swell to $90 billion.”
As with all the leading prepaid cards, The Three Stooges brand prepaid card has a $5.95 per month fee, but no overdraft or late fees, 100% FDIC insurance and fraud liability and even a fully-featured online-banking experience.
Users can sign up for The Three Stooges prepaid card online at card.com
About C3 Entertainment
C3 Entertainment, Inc., the home of The Three Stoogess brand, is a diversified entertainment company involved in television and motion picture production, retail sales and the licensing and merchandising of The Three Stooges brand and other iconic and classic brands. For more information, please visit www.c3entertainment.com and www.threestooges.com.
About The Three Stooges
The Three Stooges are the greatest comedy team of all time and have entertained millions of fans all around the world for over eighty years, and are still going as strong as ever today. The Three Stooges created ‘Slapstick Comedy’ and an entire new genre of comedy and film was born from The Three Stooges unique brand of comedy.
Card.com is on a mission to make prepaid cards simpler and more fun.personal finance with the aim of creating a consumer financial product that spoke to the passions of consumers and brand advocates.
On Card Corporation’s board of advisors are QED Investors which includes Nigel Morris, co-founder of Capital One, as well as Danny Simon, head of LIMA, and Raja Doddala in New Business Ventures at 7-11.
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