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Why Low-Income Earners Should Still File a Tax Return

Posted 3 months ago

Note: Netspend is not a tax advisor or CPA. The knowledge in this post is general information and should not replace the advice of a tax professional. For more information, please reach out to a tax professional in your area. The IRS offers online tools to help you determine whether or not its required  that […]

Benefits Calendar

Benefits Payment Schedule: February 2021-March 2021

Posted 3 months ago

As you probably know, we typically receive direct deposits from the Social Security Administration prior to the payment date shown on the Schedule of Social Security Benefits Payments 2020. We post your benefits to your card account as soon as we receive it so you can get paid. Based on previous payment data, here’s when […]

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Understanding Your W-2: The Simple Errors You Can (and Should) Look For

Posted 3 months ago

Filing your taxes on your own comes with plenty of benefits. Online tax filing programs are affordable and accessible, and can walk you through the filing process. But taking tax filing into your own hands means you need to do a little extra preparation to make sure all of the information you collect and enter […]

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The Benefits of Direct Deposit and How to Set it Up

Posted 3 months ago

  No one wants to schlep to work on their day off to pick up a paycheck or wait for it to arrive in the mail, especially when you’ve got bills to pay. But there’s another way to get paid that’s better and faster1 than an old-fashioned paper check — direct deposit. Once you’re signed […]

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Where is my second stimulus payment?

Posted 4 months ago

The IRS started sending out the second round of stimulus payments at the end of December, but some are still waiting to receive theirs. Here’s what you need to know: Where’s my stimulus payment? You can use the Get My Payment tool on the IRS website to see if your payment has been sent and […]

Benefits Calendar

Benefits Payment Schedule: January 2021-February 2021

Posted 4 months ago

As you probably know, we typically receive direct deposits from the Social Security Administration prior to the payment date shown on the Schedule of Social Security Benefits Payments 2020. We post your benefits to your card account as soon as we receive it so you can get paid. Based on previous payment data, here’s when […]

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Government Stimulus Payment FAQs Round 2

Posted 4 months ago

Congress has finally reached an agreement on sending out a second round of government stimulus checks. The $900 billion stimulus deal was signed by President Trump on the evening of Sunday, December 27. Continue reading to learn how much you will receive, when it might arrive, and how you will get it.   When are […]

BuildCredit

Credit Protection Help During COVID-19

Posted 5 months ago

There are several ways your credit score could become damaged during COVID-19. In recent months, many individuals have had to file for unemployment and take on additional debt. They may have even missed payments, or become a victim of identity theft or an unemployment scam. This is why focusing on credit protection is especially important right now. If […]

BudgetingStretch

How to Not Overspend on Holiday Gifts

Posted 5 months ago

The holiday season is just around the corner. Holidays are a special opportunity to spend time with loved ones while exchanging gifts and creating lasting memories. However, for some people, the holidays are stressful. The financial burdens of traveling to see family and shopping for presents can put an unwelcome strain on their budget. These […]

SavingStretch

How to Save on Travel During the Holidays

Posted 5 months ago

It’s not news that travel can be very costly, no matter what time of year it is. When you add up the price of gas, plane tickets, hotels, car rental, and baggage charges, it always ends up costing more than you might think. If you plan to travel during the holidays, the first thing to […]

News & Trends

Netspend is Austin FC’s Official Jersey Sleeve Partner

Posted 5 months ago

We are proud to announce a new partnership between Netspend and Austin FC, the 27th club in Major League Soccer. As the trusted partner to many of the world’s most recognized brands, Netspend connects people, brands and payment products to deliver innovative financial solutions for everyone. We are headquartered in Austin, so we’re very excited […]

Benefits Calendar

Benefits Payment Schedule: December 2020-January 2021

Posted 5 months ago

As you probably know, we typically receive direct deposits from the Social Security Administration prior to the payment date shown on the Schedule of Social Security Benefits Payments 2020. We post your benefits to your card account as soon as we receive it so you can get paid. Based on previous payment data, here’s when […]

LearnPro Tips

Paying with Your Digital Wallet or Phone: What You Need to Know

Posted 5 months ago

If you’ve shopped your favorite store lately, you may have noticed signs letting you know that you can now pay with your phone. With this method of payment growing in popularity, even smaller shops are getting in on the trend. What should you know about using your phone or digital wallet to pay? Here are […]

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How to Shop Black Friday Deals and Save

Posted 6 months ago

Black Friday 2020 is just around the corner, and many of us are gearing up to take full advantage of the savings. This year, holiday shopping is likely to look a bit different due to COVID-19. Meaning, fewer people lining up for midnight doorbuster deals on Thanksgiving night, and more people opting to take advantage […]