What is the Western Union® Netspend® Prepaid Mastercard®?
Western Union® and Netspend have teamed up to offer a powerful prepaid card: The Western Union® Netspend® Prepaid Mastercard®.
Why a prepaid card?
The Western Union® Netspend® Prepaid Mastercard® gives you the convenience of a Netspend prepaid card along with the ability to send and receive Western Union® Money Transfer transactions from the comfort of your own home.2 You can get paid up to 2 days faster with Direct Deposit of your paychecks, government payments (such as Social Security, SSI, or SSDI)1. Shop online, pay bills,4 or get cash at ATMs.5
There is no minimum balance required. There are no late fees or interest payments because this is not a credit card. You can use the Online Account Center, Mobile App, and Anytime Alerts™ to create a budget and track your spending.6
Brands you can trust.
Founded in 1851, Western Union has been making its customers' lives better for more than 160 years. Western Union connects people and businesses around the globe by providing fast, reliable and convenient ways to move money.
Netspend, founded in 1999, has enabled more than 10 million consumers to make purchases, pay bills4 and manage their money without the need for a checking account or credit history. Netspend prepaid cards offer consumers a feature-rich financial solution and Direct Deposit that helps people get paid up to 2 days faster.1
About Western Union®
Western Union connects people and businesses around the globe by providing fast, reliable and convenient ways to move money. Our 160-year history in more than 200 countries and territories strengthen our commitment to offering our services in virtually every corner of the globe. Western Union provides consumers and businesses with fast, reliable and convenient ways to send and receive money around the world, to send payments and to purchase money orders.
Netspend is a leading provider of general purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards and related financial services to the estimated 68 million underbanked consumers in the United States who do not have a traditional bank account or who rely on alternative financial services. The Company's mission is to develop products and services that empower underbanked consumers with the convenience, security and freedom to be self-banked. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Netspend is a wholly owned subsidiary of TSYS (NYSE: TSS).