Monday, September 30, 2013

Choose-Your-Design Prepaid Debit Card

Visa prepaid cards from

     If you like the convenience of a credit card with the accountability of cash, you might want to look into a prepaid debit card like the ones offered at Unlike a credit card, you only have what you put on there so you can't over-spend. 
     We try to use cash as much as possible. But there are some times it is just more convenient or necessary to use a credit card, such as buying gas at the pump, online shopping or checking into a hotel. For times like these it is a good idea to have a debit card. 

     One thing that is nice about the debit cards from is the selection of designs. The debit cards from you bank are usually pretty plain, but has thousands of designs to choose from. I finally settled on this adorable butterfly card.

     Another great thing about the cards from is that you can load it with money from your paypal account. And in this age of electronic-based business, being able to transfer funds to a "real world" card can be very useful!
     Here are some of the attributes of the prepaid debit card:
  • Free to order, activate and load
  • Free app and check deposits from your smartphone
  • Free direct deposit
  • Free card-to-card transfers, any time, anywhere, in seconds
  • No overdraft fees -- never goes negative!
  • Safer than cash - 24/7 support, Visa fraud protection and 100% FDIC insurance on funds
  • No debt, financially responsible, no interest/credit/APRs
  • No credit check and approval in seconds
  • 22,000 in-network ATMs
  • Thousands of cool, unique card designs to choose from, including brands like: Garfield, Popeye, Betty Paige, James Dean, Care Bears, Walking Dead, Star Trek, Autism Awareness, Breast Cancer Research, Shark Week, Where's Waldo, Doodle Jump, etc.
     One thing to note is that you need to deposit at least $800/month onto the card to avoid the $5.95. You don't have to keep it there--just deposit it. 
     If you have an online business (etsy, ebay, blogging) where you make at least $800 a month, it may be worth it to you to check out a card from 
     Which card design would you choose?

*I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free for evaluation purposes. However, all opinions expressed are still 100% my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16, CFR part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. Please see my full disclosure policy HERE.*

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