AccountNow Strikes Gold With New Visa(R) Prepaid Card New AccountNow Gold Card Provides Financial Services and Extras Normally Available Only Through Traditional Banks and Credit Unions

SAN RAMON, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- AccountNow, one of the financial services industry's leading providers of prepaid Visa cards, has introduced a powerful new gold card product with features and services usually found only through traditional banking relationships.

The AccountNow Gold Visa Prepaid Card lets cardholders borrow money – with the iAdvance® line of credit from MetaBank(1) – and build credit history*.  AccountNow Gold cardholders who enroll in Direct Deposit receive higher limits on all deposits and withdrawals.  Gold Card customers also receive VIP customer service, free online bill pay, and the power, prestige and convenience that come with carrying a Gold Visa Prepaid Card.  And, there's no monthly fee when $3,000 or more in deposits is placed on a card during a month.

"We're confident that the combination of products and services available with the AccountNow Gold Visa Card will have broad appeal to the large number of consumers who are looking for alternatives to a bank or a checking account, as well as those who are looking to use credit responsibly and enhance their creditworthiness," said Jim Jones, CEO of AccountNow.  

Since the AccountNow Gold Card is a prepaid card, there is no ChexSystems or credit check required.  And, as an added incentive, cardholders receive a $25 account credit** when they set up a recurring direct deposit and make at least two direct deposits of $100 or more.

AccountNow Gold Visa Prepaid Card holders have access to the millions of merchants and services where Visa debit cards are accepted.

Consumers interested in learning more information or signing up for the AccountNow Visa Gold card can visit gold.accountnow.com.  

AccountNow Prepaid Gold Visa Cards are issued by MetaBank™ (Nasdaq: CASH). Funds are insured up to $250,000 by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

About AccountNow, Inc.

AccountNow, headquartered in San Ramon, CA, is a leading provider of financial solutions for the 40 million U.S. consumers who do not have established credit or traditional banking relationships.  AccountNow provides consumers an alternative to "traditional" checking accounts and access to financial and payments systems, including Visa prepaid cards, Pay Anyone Bill Payment, and FDIC-insured deposits.  

About Meta

Meta Payment Systems® based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is the world's leading issuer of prepaid, credit and debit payment solutions as well as the largest sponsor of ATMs in the United States. Meta Payment Systems, a division of MetaBank, delivers innovative financial products that are changing the way people use, borrow and manage money. Meta Payment Systems brings money to LIFE. Meta Financial Group, Inc.® (NASDAQ Global Market®: CASH) is the holding company for federally chartered savings bank MetaBank™. For more information visit www.metapay.com.

(1) iAdvance® Line of Credit from MetaBank

iAdvance® Line of Credit from federally chartered savings bank MetaBank is an open-end line of credit designed to assist consumers with urgent cash needs. It is available to those cardholders possessing certain general use and payroll prepaid cards issued by MetaBank bank. Cardholders must complete a separate application for iAdvance Line of Credit. Certain fees and eligibility requirements apply. Consult the iAdvance FAQs at http://www.myiadvance.com/accountnow/ for further details.

iAdvance is a registered mark of Meta Payment Systems, a division of MetaBank. Patents pending. All rights reserved. For more information call 1-866-550-6382.

*The USA Patriot act is a Federal law that requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account.  You will be asked to provide your name, address, date of birth, and other information that will allow us to identify you.  You may also be asked to provide documentation as proof of identification.

Consumers should visit www.myfico.com to better understand their credit score.

**See www.accountnow.com/help for details of the $25 incentive program.

SOURCE AccountNow



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