UniRush, LLC

unirush-rushcard-logoUniRush, LLC is the company behind the RushCard line of prepaid debit cards, including the popular Baby Phat Prepaid RushCard, the KLS RushCard as well as the Pink, Purple and Black Diamond RushCard line.

The overriding theme presented by the UniRush folks is to help provide basic financial tools to the millions of Americans that currently cannot or will not establish a banking relationship with a traditional institution. According to UniRush, they have opened the door to countless unbanked individuals and families across the country and been a leader in the industry as well as pioneered several programs that now are a part of many prepaid product offerings. Some of these include being a forefront partner in bringing Visa and MongeyGram to the prepaid market, initially providing check writing services to customers, establishing direct deposit programs and being the first prepaid card to include online account management (for balance tracking, budgeting and expense analysis).

As economic constraints bind many consumers hands, prepaid products like the RushCard have given many the flexibility and purchasing power of a network branded card while not having to worry about accumulating debt and outrageous interest charges that come with many credit cards. Bank account overdraft fees and exorbitant payday check cashing fees can add up for many people that do not possess a traditional bank account. Prepaid card operations like RushCard can assist those needing help getting their financial world in order and eliminate most if not all of those ghastly charges. Also gone are the demeaning credit qualification hoops that lending institutions put their customers through. A simple one-page form can be found online for the RushCard that only requires basic name, mailing address, contact info and a social security number to sign up for a card. There is no credit check or income verification initiated. If you provide the basic information requested, then you should be approved.

As a hip hop mogul that has redefined popular culture, Russell Simmons is the brain child of not only UniRush LLC, but also established or served several other institutions including Rush Communications LLC, Simmons-Lathan Media Group LLC, Russell Simmons Music Group, Phat Fashions LLC, Island/Def Jam Recordings (a division of Universal Music Group), Def Jam Enterprises LLC, Brilliant Digital Entertainment Inc., Hip Hop Summit Action Network and the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation. Russell is also a renowned public speaker that engages regularly with various institutions and audiences that include not only community and corporate leaders, but students of all ages.

About UniRush, LLC
Stock Symbol: Privately Held
Website: http://www.rushcard.com
Corporate Headquarters: Cincinnati OH, USA
Address: UniRush Financial Services
PO Box 42482
Cincinnati, OH 45242

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UniRush, LLC Corporate Overview
UniRush, LLC WebsiteUniRush, LLC was founded in 2003 by entrepreneur and philanthropist Russell Simmons. The Prepaid Visa RushCard provides instant access to a set of basic financial services for over 48 million Americans who could not previously establish traditional banking relationships. RushCard empowers cardholders to take control of their financial futures. It’s an easy-to-use and convenient alternative to credit cards, traditional banking, and check-cashing services – without the worry of going into debt, overdrawing an account, or incurring costly fees. Cardholders enjoy the freedom and security of having a prepaid Visa card to make payments, track day-to-day spending, build a positive credit file, and manage their monthly finances. Russell Simmons and the RushCard have been featured on 60 Minutes II, CNN, CNBC, Fox National News, PBS, NPR, The New York Times Magazine, and the covers of Business Week and Fast Company magazine.
Recent UniRush, LLC News Items
  • RushCard Reduces Fees and Adds Customization Options

    As we ring in the New Year and make our own resolutions, it appears that the folks at RushCard have been doing the same. Last year brought the country not only another significant increase in prepaid debit card use, but some provocative headlines in the prepaid card space. Apparently, some leaders in the prepaid industry […]

  • Prepaid Debit Trend: Adding Rewards and Features

    Prepaid Debit Card RewardsAre debit card rewards and perks the way to make a prepaid card program stand out from the crowd? The number of prepaid debit cards on the market is growing. Many of the cards are issued by the same banks (notably MetaBank, The Bancorp Bank and a few others), and are based on similar platforms and concepts.

  • UniRush and Visa Expand Relationship to Offer New Prepaid Debit Features

    On November 19, UniRush and Visa announced that they will continue their longstanding relationship and that they will be expanding the features available on the Prepaid Visa Rush Card.

  • RushCard Uses Social Networking to Connect With Customers

    Russell Simmons is a new “face” on Facebook assisting RushCard to help improve the financial skills of many social networkers who are struggling to make progress toward the goal of financial empowerment. RushCard’s Facebook page is offering the stage to people who have endured various financial misfortunes and to share their stories and struggles to […]

  • Don’t Run Your Budget Like Congress

    Dec 16, 2011 — It appears as if our national legislators get to go home for the holidays after negotiators came to a 2012 agency spending agreement just 27 hours before the deadline. Once again, at the last minute, it seems lawmakers can compromise and avoid another potential government shutdown when under pressure. Needless to […]

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