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Walmart eases way to reload prepaid cards

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is offering its customers a new way to load money onto prepaid cards.

In partnership with Green Dot Network, InComm's Vanilla Reload Network and First Data's Money Network, Walmart's "Rapid Reload" program is now available inmore than 3,800 Walmart stores nationwide where customers can add money to their card at any register for a low price of $3.74.

"Many of our customers continue to seek alternatives that improve both the convenience and cost of every day financial services," said Daniel Eckert, VP financial services for Walmart U.S. "Through our partnerships with Green Dot, InComm, and First Data, we are ensuring that the majority of prepaid cards available in the U.S. can be reloaded at Walmart.  This is another way we are providing millions of Americans with affordable ways to manage their money."

Walmart will now accept individually branded cards such as Account Now, Achieve Card, H&R Block, Momentum, Money Network, MyVanilla, NetSpend, PayPal, Rush Card and Upside among others.

 

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