Walmart offers a line of reloadable prepaid cards issued through Green Dot called Money Card that allows customers to use as a debit card, Visa card or MasterCard depending on what the customer orders. Although Visa and MasterCard logos can be found on some of these cards, all of the Money Card cards discussed herein are prepaid cards which must first have money loaded on to them to be able to have funds available for spending.
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How to Get a Walmart Money Card
There are two different ways that you can get a Walmart Money Card. You can either sign up for one online or you can visit any Walmart location and apply for one in person.
If you would like to sign up for one of these reloadable cards over the internet, you can do so by going to the
- Walmart Money Card Basic – Free to purchase online, $1.88 if bought in stores. $3 monthly fee. $3 to reload.
- Walmart Money Card Plus – $3 to purchase. $3 monthly fee. $3 to reload.
- Walmart Money Card Specialty – $4 to purchase. $3 monthly fee. $3 reloads.
- Walmart Money Card Preferred – $4 to purchase. $3 monthly fee. Free reloads. Note: The preferred card is the only one which allows setting money aside for later use as well as access to an expedited direct deposit system.
For the most part, these cards come with predetermined designs printed on the front of them. However, the Money Card Plus can be customized for personalization with any image that you would like to have printed on it. The fee to have this done is $4.95.
Also, all of the cards offered from Walmart except for the Basic can be used to pay bills online and send money to other people in the United States. Also, all but the Basic can have the monthly fee waived if a certain amount, depending on which card you have, has been loaded on to the account during a calendar month.
Activate a Walmart Money Card Account
If you have recently received a Walmart Money Card and it still needs to be activated, you can do so by filling out the forms beginning at
Manage Your Walmart Money Card Account Online
To be able to sign in to your account information online, you will need to
How to Add Funds to a Walmart Money Card
Those looking to reload a Walmart Money Card have a few options available to them, including direct deposit, rapid reload, online bank transfer and more.
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To set up a direct deposit straight into the card, you can start the sign up process by going to the