How To Send Money To A Rushcard

Do you need to transfer money to someone using your RushCard? Do they have a RushCard already? 

If so you can do a RushCard to RushCard transfer. However there are fees related to this transfer. 

Transferring money can be difficult and involve high fees. We all want to avoid the hassle and save money on fees wherever we can. 

So what are the fees? Are there other transfer options? And ultimately, which one should I choose?

In this article I will answer those questions. I will also provide a few alternative options that allow you to use your RushCard to transfer money to someone. 

Keep reading to learn more!

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How To Transfer Money To A RushCard

To send money from your RushCard to another RushCard you will need to log into your RushCard account. Log in on a browser or your mobile app. 

Select Send money or start a transfer. 

Enter the RushCard number or account number of the receiver. Enter the expiratio date and provide their personal information. Confirm the information you have entered is accurate. 

Then enter the amount you would like to transfer and confirm. 

Make Sure Your RushCard Is Loaded

Before you send anyone money, your card needs to be loaded. Check your RushCard balance to ensure you have enough money. If not, reload your card.

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The options for reloading your RushCard are:

  1. Direct Deposit
  2. Electronic Bank Transfer
  3. Load With Cash
  4. Load A Check
  5. Load Using Modified Check

If you would like to learn more about each of these methods, read my How To Find RushCard Load Money Locations article. 

Location you can reload your RushCard are:

  • Walmart
  • CVS
  • Dollar Store
  • KMart
  • Walgreens 
  • Korger
  • Rite Aid
  • 7-Eleven
  • Family Dollar

Send Someone Money Using RushCard With Paypal

You cannot send money from a paypal account to your RushCard.

However, you can use a paypal account to send money to others using your RushCard.

To transfer money to with paypal using a RushCard follow these steps:

  1. Log into your paypal account. 
  2. Select “Transfer Money”
  3. Choose the amount you want to send (OR add money to your Paypal balance)
  4. Enter the information of the account/person you want to send the money to
  5. Select “Send to a Friend or Family Member” if you are sending the money to a friend or family member
  6. Click “Send”

Can I Send Someone Money Using My RushCard On Venmo?

Yes! Venmo will work with and accept a RushCard prepaid debit. You can link your prepaid debit card to your Venmo account and use it to send money.

How Do I Link My RushCard To Venmo?

Just follow these steps:

  1. Download the Venmo mobile App. 
  2. Log into your app. 
  3. Tap the menu button (this is the three horizontal lines you will see on the top left of your screen). 
  4. Tap the “settings” button. 
  5. Go to “Preferences” and tap “Payment Methods” (second item down).
  6. Tap “Add bank or card…”
  7. Tap “Card” which should be the second option.
  8. Enter your card information, card number, CVV, and expiration date. (You also have the option to take a picture of your card and the app will automatically input your information.) Enter your ZIP code.
  9. Click “Add” and you should be done. 
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If you come across any issues, go back and make sure your card information and ZIP code are correct. 

Can I Send Money To Someone From My RushCard Using Zelle?

Prepaid cards, creditcards, and Paypal cannot be used with Zelle. 

You cannot use a RushCard with Zelle to send or receive money. This may change in the future as Zelle broadens their network. 

What Are The Fees To Send/Transfer Money With RushCard?

If you have a RushCard Unlimited Plan, the fees you will pay when moving or adding money are shown below. Take a look.

Card to Card Transfer Fee (to any other RushCard Member)$0.99
ATM Withdrawal Fee–Out of Network$2.50
Over the Counter Withdrawal Fee$2.50
Currency Conversion Fee3% of transaction amount
Card to Card Transfer Fee (to/from your own RushCards)No Fee
Direct DepositNo Fee
Transaction FeeNo Fee
International Transaction FeeNo Fee

If you have a RushCard Pay As You Go plan you will pay the following fees:

Transaction Fee$1.00 each time you make a purchase
Card to Card Transfer Fee (to any other RushCard Member)$0.99
International Transaction Fee$2.00
Currency Conversion Fee3% of transaction amount
Card to Card Transfer (to/from your own RushCards)No Fee
Direct Deposit No Fee
Cash (third party money transfer service fees may apply)No Fee

How Do I Contact RushCard?

You should be able to contact RushCard 24/7 and speak to a customer service agent. Their customer service phone number is (866) 787-4227.

If you are already a customer, you should be able to log into your account and click the “help” button to speak to an agent. 

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Takeaway

So, each option involves a bit of work. Whatever method you choose, you should be able to transfer money to an individual successfully within a few minutes. 

Paypal allows you to send money to friends or family for free, Venmo also waives their 3% fee when you transfer money directly from your Venmo balance. So those would be two options for those looking to avoid fees. 

References: 

  1. https://www.facebook.com/RushCard/posts/with-card-to-card-transfers-you-can-send-money-to-anyone-with-a-rushcard-or-tran/10150681357030256/
  2. https://greedhead.net/how-can-i-transfer-money-from-my-rushcard/
  3. Take a look at this video to learn how to use Moneypak to load or send money. Click the link to watch the video. How to Fund Your RushCard Account Using MoneyPak
  4. What is Moneypak? Click this link to learn more… Help – MoneyPak | Green Dot | Deposit Money to Any Cards.
  5. Scroll through the RushCard home page to learn more about the features they offer. Click the link below. RushCard
  6. What are the fees for RushCard? Take a look at the article below to learn more. Review of RushCard Prepaid Cards – An Excellent Choice for the Unbanked – The Dough Roller
  7. Take a look at the simple steps you can take to add money to your RushCard. 5 Simple Ways to Load a Rushcard – wikiHow
  8. Can you use RushCard with Paypal? Read this article to find out! How To Transfer Money From Rush Card To Paypal? – ictsd.org