A new report recommends that banks should add prepaid cards to their products if they want to attract younger customers.

The Atlanta marketing-research firm Synergistics released a study Wednesday showing that people between the ages of 18 and 34 are more likely than other demographic groups to consider using a prepaid card instead of a checking account. In that age range, 41% of people said they are either "very likely" or "somewhat likely" to use a prepaid card in lieu of a checking account. That percentage was steady across income ranges, Synergistics said in the news release.

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