Russell Simmons inspired the RushCard ten years ago when he witnessed folks being held back by bad credit. Today it still owned and operated by UniRush, LLC a company owned by Russell and they are partners with The Bancorp Bank and Visa.

This is the first prepaid card that allows its users to set up direct deposits, write checks, load cash at MoneyGram locations and lets you create an online account in order to manage your funds. NOTE: please visit the site directly to find more detail and verify all the information provided. We have provided a quick “how to” activation guide below for you to activate your Visa prepaid Rushcard.

how to activate – Prepaid RushCard by Visa

what you need:

  • internet access
  • a valid RushCard prepaid card
  • other personal information

what to do:

  • visit
  • click on the small “Customer Care” link at the top of the page
  • click on question 1 titled “How do I activate my Rushcard?”
  • read the information and then call 1-800-207-4109 to set up your PIN

what to do once you are done setting up your PIN- Add money to the card using one of the following ways:

Walmart Rapid Reload – go to a Walmart cash register

Direct Deposit– send form to employer for set up or provide them with the following information:

  • Routing Number: 021409169
  • Account Number: Your 16 digit card number or Deposit ID Number
  • Bank Name: JP Morgan Chase

GreenDot MoneyPak- Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid and other locations

Pay Pal

Card to Card transfers

MoneyGram ExpressPayment

Western Union