It's nearly a full year since finance guru Suze Orman faced a backlash over her prepaid card fees and two years since the pricey Kardashian Kard went kaput — and yet the prepaid card market remains under fire for its pricing.

Even so, prepaid cards are growing in popularity. A recent Aite Group report predicts the number of prepaid cards in the U.S. will grow from 9.7 million in 2010 to 29.2 million in 2016.

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