How to pay online when you don't have a bank account?

Published on 2/22/2022

What is a prepaid card? 

Prepaid cards are plastic cards that can be loaded with money and used like a debit card. You can buy them at the store, at some ATMs, and online. Prepaid cards are a great way to keep track of your money when you don’t have a bank account. 

How does a Prepaid Debit Card work? 

You can use a prepaid debit card to pay your bills if there’s enough money loaded to the card. They are like a regular debit card but without a checking account in the bank. Many people use them to pay their utility bills. You can also use them to make online payments. Some cards even have an embedded microchip that allows you to make secure online purchases.

Where can I buy Prepaid Debit Card? 

You can easily buy prepaid debit cards in a retail store like Walmart, Target, or Walgreens. It's like buying a prepaid gift card. Here are some recommendations:

Family Dollar [Phone: (832) 214-2707] is a 2 minute drive [2001 Clinton Drive Galena Park TX 77547] from the self-storage facility and offers prepaid cards. Some of the prepaid debit card companies are Serve, Brinks and Western Union debit cards which can be loaded with cash at the counter and then used to make payments online. Make sure enough balance is there to make the monthly rental payment. For example if rental is at $99, load the card up for an amount higher which will remain on the card for future use.  

Walmart: Click HERE

Target: Click HERE.