Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE: FIS), recently announced the addition of their Mobile Financial Services application to Ready Financial Group’s stable of prepaid debit cards. According to FIS, the technological enhancement will increase READYdebit cardholders’ ability to manage their prepaid cards and finances via their mobile device.
Ready Financial Group is the program manager behind the popular READYdebit Visa Prepaid Cards offered to consumers in the U.S. READYdebit prepaid debit cards can be used anywhere Visa is accepted and have the flexibility of ATM withdrawal and online Bill Pay without the worry of potential overdraft fees. READYdebit offers their prepaid cards in four plan varieties – Control, Control w/direct deposit, Select and Platinum. Each card has features and benefits geared toward light or heavy usage.
FIS and READYdebit launched mobile applications for use on the Apple iPhone as well as on the Google Android operating system. Both apps are available in the iTunes and Android app marketplaces. READYdebit claims cardholders now have the ability to perform numerous financial transactions and inquiries from their mobile device including:
- viewing account balances anywhere, anytime;
- make payments to anyone, anywhere;
- review bank statement and account activity;
- receive mobile alerts when money is added to card;
- get notified when funds are low in account;
- and find out instantly when an account status changes.
John Magnuson, VP of Product Development/Analytics for Ready Financial Group said:
Adding FIS’ Mobile Financial Services application to our prepaid card offering greatly enhances our customers’ ability to manage their financial transactions. Our goal is to provide a reliable, quality and mobile-accessible product that gives our customers a high degree of flexibility and convenience. Teaming with FIS allows us to do that.