Western Union and NetSpend® have teamed up to offer a powerful prepaid card: The Western Union NetSpend Prepaid MasterCard®.
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 7 million consumers to make purchases, pay bills 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
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. The companies you trust bring you the features and benefits you deserve to help you move money. You can send and receive WU® money transfers in minutes,2 shop online, pay bills,3 or get cash at ATMs.4
There is no minimum balance required. There are no late fees or interest payments because this is not a credit card.5 You can use the online account center, mobile app, and Anytime Alerts™ to create a budget and track your spending.6
You can get special offers from select merchants and earn cash back rewards on those purchases.8 Or, you can use the Refer-a-Friend program and when your family and friends load at least $40 to their new card, you’ll each get a $20 credit!9
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Western Union connects people and businesses around the globe by providing fast, reliable and convenient ways to move money. Our 160-year history and more than 500,000 Western Union agent locations 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).