Alternatives to bank accounts for prison leavers

Alternatives to bank accounts for prison leavers

Applying for a bank account after leaving prison can be confusing and testing.

Here are some viable alternatives to bank accounts that can help you in keeping your money safe and secure.

A post office card account might be a good alternative for those finding it difficult to open a bank account.

However, one may not be able to receive wages in a post office card account.

Find a local credit union that will allow you to open an account with them.

A Credit Union Current Account helps you in receiving financial benefits directly in the account.

Understand your rights: After release from prison, a person gets full employment rights among other benefits.

Therefore, consult a bank, look for other options, but don't give up as it is important to maintain financial stability.