6 Ways to Reload AccountNow Card with Cash

If you have purchased an AccountNow Prepaid Card and want to find out how to reload your card with cash, we can help. In this post, we will detail six (6) AccountNow Prepaid Card cash reload options available to you.

In addition, for each reload option, we will provide stores where you can go to reload your card and step-by-step instructions on how the reload process works.

Finally, we will provide other ways you can add money to your AccountNow card other than cash.

If you have a new AccountNow card and need help activating your card, click here. For help logging into your account, see our AccountNow Login post.

This post will cover:

Benefits of AccountNow Account
6 Ways to Reload AccountNow Card with Cash
Others Ways to Add Money to AccountNow Card
AccountNow FAQs

"How to Reload AccountNow Prepaid Card"

Benefits of AccountNow Account

AccountNow Prepaid Card is designed for consumers who want the convenience of paying with plastic but don’t want (or don’t qualify) for a regular credit card.

Account now issues three different prepaid debit cards:

  • Prepaid Visa Card
  • Gold Visa Prepaid Card
  • Prepaid MasterCard

One of the best features of the AccountNow Prepaid Card is that you can only spend the money you add to your account. This helps you avoid bounced checks or overdraft fees.

There are several benefits to having an AccountNow Prepaid online account. Here is a list of the functions you can perform with an online account:

  • Online Bill Pay
  • Check Account Balance
  • Set up Direct Deposit
  • Send Money (Person-to-Person Transfers)

AccountNow Prepaid Card Cash Reload (6 Options)

There are six (6) different options available to you to add cash to your AccountNow prepaid debit card.

To add money to your AccountNow prepaid account using cash, you will need to take your cash and card number to a store location that offers one of the following money-transfer services:

"AccountNow Prepaid Card Cash Reload"

Option 1 – Reload using REloadit Card

The REloadit card is a fast and convenient way to add cash to your AccountNow card account.

A Reloadit pack can be purchased at thousands of stores nationwide, including Office Depot, Safeway, Kroger, Tom Thumb, Vons, Albertsons, Food Lion, Giant, Weis, Pavilions, and Carrs.

Note: You cannot purchase a reload card with a credit card. You can only purchase it with cash.

Here’s how to Reload AccountNow Card using REloadit

Step 1

Find a REloadit location near you by clicking here.

Step 2

Purchase a REloadit Pack at the register with cash for the amount you want to load. A $3.95 fee will be added to your purchase.

Step 3

Click Here to reload your card online or call 888-633-9434.

Step 4

Enter your 10-digit scratch-off PIN from your REloadit Pack, the load amount and your 16-digit AccountNow Prepaid Card Number to add money to the card.

Your money will be available instantly after you complete the transaction at the register.

"how to Reload AccountNow Card using REloadit"

Option 2 – Green Dot [email protected] Register

The Green Dot [email protected] is a quick and easy way to add cash to your AccountNow prepaid card account.

The service is available at over 100,000 retail locations nationwide, such as pharmacies, grocery and convenience stores, including Rite Aid, Walgreens, Walmart, Safeway, CVS, 7-Eleven, Ralphs, Family Dollar, Dollar Tree, Office Depot, Kroger and more.

You will be charged a reload fee each time you reload at the register, up to $4.95.

Here’s how to Reload AccountNow Card using [email protected]

Step 1

Find a [email protected] retailer near you by clicking here.

Step 2

Go to any cashier and tell the person that you’d like to add money to your prepaid account.

Step 3

Swipe your AccountNow prepaid card and enter the amount you would like to load.

Step 4

Give the total cash amount (cash to be added to your card plus the store fee) to the cashier.

Once your cash is added at the register, it will be available to you instantly.

Please keep the receipt for your records

The video below from Green Dot does a great job of explaining how easy the process works to deposit cash at the register.

Option 3 – Visa ReadyLink

Visa ReadyLink is another quick and easy way to add cash to your AccountNow prepaid card account.

Note that this is available for Visa cardholders only.

Therefore, only AccountNow Visa cardholders can use this service.

Visa ReadyLink is available at a number of retail store locations, including the following Safeway, Walgreens, Family Dollar, and 7-Eleven.

Here’s how to Reload AccountNow Card using Visa ReadyLink

Step 1

Find a Visa ReadyLink location near you by clicking here.

Step 2

Go to any cashier and tell the person that you’d like to add money to your prepaid account using Visa ReadyLink.

Step 3

Swipe your AccountNow prepaid card and enter the amount you would like to load.

There are limits to how much you can load a day. Be sure to ask the cashier.

Step 4

Give the total cash amount (cash to be added to your card + store fee) to the cashier.

Once your cash is added at the register, it will be available to you for use on your card within 30 minutes.

"Here’s how to cash to AccountNow Card using Visa ReadyLink"

Option 4 – MoneyGram

MoneyGram is another way to add cash to your AccountNow Prepaid card.

In addition, you can also send money to anyone from your AccountNow card with MoneyGram.

MoneyGram is available at many retail store locations such as pharmacies, grocery stores and banks, including CVS, Walmart, and Kroger.

Here’s how to Reload AccountNow Card using MoneyGram

Step 1

Visit a MoneyGram agent location near you. To find a MoneyGram location near you, click here.

Step 2

Find the MoneyGram display or booth in the store. Fill out the Express Payment form with the information below.

  • Receive Code: 4070
  • Company Name: AccountNow
  • Account Number: Your 16 digit card account number
  • Amount: How much money you want to add
Step 3

Go to any cashier and give him/her the following:

    • The cash you want to add to your AccountNow card, plus the store fee. The Store fee is $3.95.
    • The blue Express Payment form you have completed

Once your transaction with the cashier is completed, your funds will be available to you for use on your card within 30 minutes.

Please keep the receipt for your records

The video below from MoneyGram does a great job of explaining how easy the process works to deposit cash onto your prepaid card at a MoneyGram location.

Option 5 – Western Union

Finally, Western Union is another way to add cash to your AccountNow prepaid account.

In addition, you can also send money to anyone from your AccountNow card with Western Union.

Western Union is available at 46,000 retail location nationwide, such as pharmacies, grocery stores and banks, including Safeway, Giant, 7-Eleven, Walgreens, Rite Aid, Ralphs, Vons, Pavilions, Tom Thumb, Shop N Go, Publix, Winn Dixie and more.

Here’s how to Reload AccountNow Card using Western Union

Step 1

Visit a Western Union Agent location near you. To find a Western Union location near you, click here.

Step 2

Complete the gray Prepaid Services form with the following information:

  • Account Number: 16 digit card account number
  • Pay to: Name on the card
  • How much money you want to add
Step 3

Go to any cashier and give the gray Prepaid Services form and the cash you want to add, plus the store fee.

Once your transaction with the cashier is completed, your funds will be available to you for use on your card within 30 minutes.

Please keep the receipt for your records

"Here's how to cash to AccountNow Card using Western Union"

Option 6 – Green Dot MoneyPak

The Green Dot MoneyPak is a convenient way for friends and family members to reload eligible prepaid cards.

Just purchase a MoneyPak at a store near you and visit MoneyPak.com to reload a card.

MoneyPak is available at 70,000 retail location nationwide, such as pharmacies, grocery stores, and convenience stores, including Walmart, Safeway, CVS, Rite Aid, Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Family Dollar, 7-Eleven, Walgreens, and Kroger.

To find a MoneyPak location near you, click here.

Here’s how to Reload AccountNow Card using Green Dot MoneyPak

Step 1

Buy MoneyPak at thousands of retail locations, including Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, and Kroger. There is a $5.95 purchase fee.

To find a MoneyPak location near you, click here.

Step 2

Scratch off the secure MoneyPak number on the back of the package and get started.

Step 3

The first time you use MoneyPak, you will need to enter your MoneyPak number and create a MoneyPak.com Secure Login.

MoneyPak.com will remember your information, making future visits fast and easy.

Step 4

Verify your mobile phone by following the prompts during setup.

Step 5

Load your AccountNow card using the steps below:

  • Enter your AccountNow 16-digit card number.
  • The prepaid card will be loaded with the amount on the MoneyPak.

NOTE: MoneyPak will only work with AccountNow prepaid debit cards that have been activated and are personalized with the recipient’s name.

"Here's how to cash to AccountNow Card using Green Dot MoneyPak"

The video below from Green Dot does a great job of explaining how easy the process works to add cash to your prepaid card using MoneyPak.

Others Ways to Add Money to AccountNow Card

In addition to the 6 cash reload options explained above, there are two other ways to add money to your AccountNow Prepaid Debit Card. They are Direct Deposit and Mobile Check Reload.

We will explain how each works below.

Add Money Using Mobile Check Deposit

You can deposit checks to your AccountNow prepaid account via mobile application.

You can deposit paychecks, personal checks, government checks, business checks, money orders and more, anytime, anywhere.

In addition, you have the option to get your money in minutes.

Here is how it works:

Step 1

The first step is to activate your AccountNow prepaid card. If you have already done so, proceed to step 2 below.

For help activating your card, see our How to Activate AccountNow card post.

Step 2

The next step is to Download the free Ingo Money mobile application. The app is available at the App Store for iPhone and iPad tablet users and at Google Play for Andriod device users.

Step 3

Create your user profile and link your AccountNow card account to the Ingo Money App.

Step 4

Next, follow the instructions below to deposit your check in the Ingo Money App:

  • Tap ‘Cash a Check’
  • Take a photo of the front and back of your check
  • Choose WHEN you want your money
  • Choose WHERE you want your money (AccountNow Prepaid Card)
  • Submit your check for review

You can get your money in minutes for a fee or in 10 days for no fee.

Whichever option you choose, if your check is approved and your account is funded, your money is as good as cash and safe to spend.

Add Money Using Direct Deposit

Direct deposit is a service that allows you to authorize your employer or benefits provider to electronically send your pay directly to your AccountNow prepaid account.

One of the features we like about the AccountNow direct deposit function is the ability to get paid up to 2 days faster.

Here’s how it works:

Once you set up Direct Deposit with your Employer or Benefits Provider, AccountNow will process deposits as soon as they are received – which may be up to 2 days faster than you would normally receive a check from your employer or benefits provider.

Here’s how to set up your AccountNow Direct Deposit:

  • Ask your employer or benefits provider if direct deposit is available.
  • Login to your AccountNow prepaid account and click the ‘Add Money’ tab.
  • Click your paycheck type and follow the instructions on the next page

FAQs about AccountNow Prepaid Card Cash Reload

Here are the most frequently asked questions about adding money to the AccountNow Prepaid Debit Card.

After I add money to my prepaid account, how fast can I access it?

Direct deposits and electronic payments are available the same business day they are received by AccountNow.

However, cash deposits made through money transfer services are generally available instantly.

How much does it cost to add money to my prepaid card?

If you deposit money via direct deposit, there is no additional charge.

However, when you add money to your prepaid account with cash, the store location normally charges a fee of between $3.95 to $5.95.

This fee varies by store.

Therefore, before you add cash to your AccountNow prepaid card, be sure to ask the store for fee details.

How much money can I add to my prepaid account at one time?

The maximum daily limit is $10,000 for Direct Deposit and $1,500 for cash loads.

However, third party store locations may have their own daily, weekly or monthly limits on the frequency or amount of cash you can value load to your Card Account.

Before you load cash to your card, check with the store for limits.

Can other people add money to my AccountNow prepaid account?

Yes, you can have anyone add cash to your AccountNow prepaid account by using one of the following money-transfer services:

  • MoneyGram
  • Western Union
  • Visa ReadyLink (Visa only)
  • Reload @ the Register

The person will need your name and card number to complete the transaction.

Can I reload my AccountNow prepaid card online?

Yes, you can reload your AccountNow prepaid card online using Direct Deposit into your account or by cashing a check through mobile deposit as explained above.

Can I reload my AccountNow prepaid card with a Credit Card?

You cannot reload your AccountNow prepaid card directly with a credit card.

However, you can take a cash advance from your credit card, buy a MoneyPak or VisaReady Link card at a retail location to reload your card.

You can also take the money from the credit card cash advance and load your AccountNow card at a cash register at Participating retail locations or at MoneyGram and Western Union locations as described above.

AccountNow Prepaid Card Cash Reload Summary

We hope this post on AccountNow Prepaid Card Cash Reload options was helpful.

If your question was not answered and are still having issues reloading your AccountNow debit card, please let us know in the comments section below.

Be sure to check out our other articles on how to Transfer Money from a Bank Account to a Prepaid Debit Card.