Prepaid Debit Cards


Prepaid cards are a great alternative to traditional credit cards. With a prepaid debit card, there are never over the limit fees, interest charges, or late payment penalties. Most prepaid cards today offer very low fees, and some can be used with no fees at all. Get free direct deposit of your paycheck or government benefits check directly to your card. And with some cards, you can pay bills online.

To get started, compare the cards below and select the one that’s best for you:

Prepaid CardActivation FeeMonthly FeePIN PurchasesSignature PurchasesLoading Cash
AccountNow Prepaid Gold Visa
None
$9.95
None
None
Varies
AccountNow Prepaid MasterCard
None
$9.95
None
$1.00
Varies
AccountNow Prepaid Visa
None
$9.95
None
$1.00
Varies
ACE Elite Prepaid Visa
Monthly Plan
$9.95
$9.95
$2.00
$1.00
Varies
Pay As You Go
$9.95
None
None
None
Varies
Annual Plan
$9.95
$69.95
None
None
Varies
Monthly Plan w/ Direct Deposit
$9.95
$5.00*
None
None
Varies
ACE Pink Elite Prepaid Visa
Monthly Plan
$9.95
$9.95
$2.00
$1.00
Varies
Pay As You Go
$9.95
None
None
None
Varies
Annual Plan
$9.95
$69.95
None
None
Varies
Monthly Plan w/ Direct Deposit
$9.95
$5.00*
None
None
Varies
Bank Freedom Prepaid MasterCard
Cards issued after June 1, 2011
through The Bancorp Bank
None
$5.00*
None
None
Varies
Cards issued
on or before June 1, 2011 through MetaBank
None
$5.95*
$1.00
None
$4.95
BillMyParents® Prepaid MasterCard®
None
$3.95
None
None
N/A
BuyRight.Com
$9.95
$7.95
$1.00
None
Varies
Facecard Prepaid MasterCard
$5.00
$3.00
None
None
N/A
Green Dot Gold Prepaid Visa
None
$5.95*
None
None
$4.95
Green Dot Prepaid MasterCard
None
$5.95*
None
None
$4.95
Mango MasterCard Prepaid Card
None
$5.00*
None
None
$4.95
NetSpend Prepaid MasterCard Prepaid
Monthly Plan
$9.95
$9.95
None
None
Varies
Pay As You Go
None
$9.95
$1.00
$2.00
Varies
Annual Plan
$9.95
$69.95
None
None
Varies
READYdebit® Prepaid Visa® Card
$9.95
$9.95
None
None
Varies
RushCard Prepaid Visa®
Monthly Plan
$3.95
$9.95
$1.00
None
Varies
Pay As You Go Plan
$3.95
$0
$1.00 (Max: $10/month)
$1.00 (Max: $10/month)
Varies
RushCard--Baby Phat Prepaid Visa®
Monthly Plan
$14.95
$9.95
$1.00
None
Varies
Pay As You Go Plan
$14.95
$0
$1.00 (Max: $10/month)
$1.00 (Max: $10/month)
Varies
RushCard--Black Diamond Prepaid Visa®
Monthly Plan
$9.95
$9.95
$1.00
None
Varies
Pay As You Go Plan
$9.95
$0
$1.00 (Max: $10/month)
$1.00 (Max: $10/month)
Varies
RushCard--Purple Diamond Prepaid Visa®
Monthly Plan
$9.95
$9.95
$1.00
None
Varies
Pay As You Go Plan
$9.95
$0
$1.00 (Max: $10/month)
$1.00 (Max: $10/month)
Varies
UPside Prepaid Visa
None
$2.99*
None
None
Varies
Walmart MoneyCard
$3.00
$3.00*
None
None
Varies
Yap Prepaid Debit MasterCard
$0
$5.00*
None
None
$4.95