Synovus Bank Green Dot Prepaid Card

Prepaid debit cards can be an alternative for consumers who have had trouble establishing or improving credit. Bankrate’s 2012 survey offers a rundown of the card’s many variables, including fees, restrictions and factors that may affect a consumer’s decision in choosing a prepaid debit card.

Synovus Bank Green Dot Prepaid Card








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Monthly maintenance fee $5.95
Can the monthly fee be avoided? Yes, see notes.
Prepaid debit card activation fee $4.95
Prepaid card issuer’s ATM withdrawal fee None
Nonissuer’s ATM withdrawal fee, not including any bank $2.50
ATM balance inquiry fee $0.50
Fees for point-of-sale transactions None
Fees for signature transactions None
Paper statement fee None
Bill payment fee None
Fee for customer service by phone None
Declined transaction fee None
Inactivity fee None; the monthly service fee will only be charged for two months if there is no activity.
Notes: The monthly service fee is waived with a $1,000 load per month or 30 purchase transactions per month. The reload fee at retailers varies up to $4.95.

Bankrate.com surveyed 18 prepaid debit card offers from March 19-23, 2012. These are the resulting fees, restrictions and other card provisions.

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