March 26, 2020
Netspend and WWE announced a partnership that will bring the WWE Universe a series of general purpose reloadable (GPR) prepaid debit cards, featuring WWE Superstars Becky Lynch, AJ Styles, “Macho Man” Randy Savage, The Undertaker and The New Day, as well as the WWE Championship Title Belt. The WWE Universe can now express their loyalty through a WWE-branded Netspend card that provides accessible financial services to help them manage their money, their way.
“We are proud to partner with WWE and expand flexible financial solutions to WWE fans,” said Netspend’s Direct Channel Senior Vice President, Tammy Ting. “Netspend takes pride in empowering people with services that help them take control of their financial health. We are happy to welcome the WWE Universe into the Netspend family.”
The partnership will also include custom digital and social content featuring talent such as Becky Lynch and AJ Styles as part of a multi-platform media campaign.
“We are excited to partner with Netspend to leverage the massive appeal of WWE and our superstars while sharing important information about managing personal finances with our fans around the world,” said John Brody, WWE Executive Vice President & Global Head of Sales and Partnerships.
Netspend Prepaid Mastercard cardholders will have access to direct deposit, mobile card account management and budgeting tools, among other Netspend prepaid card features, services, and benefits, including:
- Personalized WWE design displayed on the card.
- On-the-go management with mobile apps1 for Apple® and AndroidTM devices and Anytime AlertsTM1 that let customers access their card accounts and monitor available funds.
- Convenient online bill-pay2 and access to more than 130,000 reload locations3 across the country.
- No credit check4, minimum balance or activation fee required to open a card account.
“Netspend has been a trusted payment industry partner for over 20 years,” said Netspend’s President Kelley Knutson. “We’re continuing to evolve our core prepaid, demand deposit account (DDA), money movement and embedded virtual account offerings, providing both businesses and end customers with reliable and easy-to-use products and digital platforms to securely manage their finances. Our expansion into the highly visible WWE Universe is just another example of the diverse solutions Netspend continues to develop that deliver smart financial and payment options for the market.”
Netspend recognizes a real consumer interest and draw for financial products that allow them to demonstrate and display pride for their favorite teams and superstars. In 2018, Netspend announced a similar partnership with Major League Baseball ® (MLB) where MLB ® fans were able to choose among 30 team logos to be displayed on their prepaid debit card.
WWE fans can sign up for cards and get more details here.
1 Netspend does not charge for this service, but your wireless carrier may charge for messages or data.
2 Bill payments may be subject to fees. Details about bill payment methods are available in the Online Account Center.
3 Fee may be assessed by reload location and may vary from location to location.
4 IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR OPENING A CARD ACCOUNT:To help the federal government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, the USA PATRIOT Act requires us to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens a Card Account. WHAT THIS MEANS FOR YOU: When you open a Card Account, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth, and your government ID number. We may also ask to see your driver’s license or other identifying information. Card activation and identity verification required before you can use the Card Account. If your identity is partially verified, full use of the Card Account will be restricted, but you may be able to use the Card for in-store purchase transactions. Restrictions include: no ATM withdrawals, international transactions, account-to-account transfers and additional loads. Use of Card Account also subject to fraud prevention restrictions at any time, with or without notice. Residents of Vermont are ineligible to open a Card Account.
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The Netspend Prepaid Mastercard is issued by MetaBank®, National Association, Member FDIC, pursuant to license by Mastercard International Incorporated. Netspend, a Global Payments company, is a registered agent of MetaBank, N.A. Certain products and services may be licensed under U.S. Patent Nos. 6,000,608 and 6,189,787. Use of the Card Account is subject to activation, ID verification, and funds availability. Transaction fees, terms, and conditions apply to the use and reloading of the Card Account. See the Cardholder Agreement for details.
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Card may be used everywhere Debit Mastercard is accepted.
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