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Benefits Payment Schedule: January 2021-February 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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Government Stimulus Payment FAQs Round 2

Posted 3 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 […]

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Credit Protection Help During COVID-19

Posted 4 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 […]

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How to Not Overspend on Holiday Gifts

Posted 4 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 […]

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How to Save on Travel During the Holidays

Posted 4 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 […]

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Netspend is Austin FC’s Official Jersey Sleeve Partner

Posted 4 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 […]

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Benefits Payment Schedule: December 2020-January 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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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 5 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 […]

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Benefits Payment Schedule: November-December 2020

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 […]

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Finding Work During COVID-19

Posted 6 months ago

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unemployment rates to soar as businesses make cutbacks to try and stay afloat. With so many people looking for work, it is all the more difficult to find a new job. However, there are still some businesses that are hiring and finding a job is still possible in the current […]

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Community Connect Spreads Kindness Virtually in 2020

Posted 6 months ago

While social distancing keeps us apart, Netspend’s customers and communities have never been closer to our hearts. With the end of 2020 approaching and as we continue adjusting to a “new normal” that feels anything but, Netspend has taken stock of the impacts COVID-19 has had on our customers and communities. The global pandemic has […]

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Benefits Payment Schedule – October 2020

Posted 6 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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How to Spot and Avoid Unemployment Scams

Posted 6 months ago

Over the past few months, millions of people have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, many Americans are applying for unemployment benefits and are struggling to find work. Sadly, with so many people applying for benefits, unemployment scams are rife and hard to avoid. In Washington state alone, $300 million was […]