Cash App and Cash Card are convenient ways of paying for things and services as well as sending or receiving money. So much so, that more than 70 million active users are utilizing it.
Still, some people might be confused about its features. For instance, can you add money to your Cash Card at a 7-Eleven? Here’s the short answer.
You can easily add money to your Cash Card at 7-Eleven stores as well as at ten more retail brands such as Walmart, Walgreens, Family Dollar, Dollar General, and others.
It doesn’t get more convenient than this, especially when we know that you can add money to your Cash App from a linked bank account, or even a check directly in the app. Let’s see what else we can learn about Cash App.
How to Add Money to Cash App Card at 7-Eleven
If you have cash at hand, you can easily add that money to your Cash Card balance at a retail store such as 7-Eleven.
To do this, walk up to the cashier and tell him that you want to add cash to your Cash App with a barcode. This is important. They need to scan your Cash App barcode.
If they don’t seem to understand how to proceed, simply offer them instructions on your phone by tapping the “?” on your Cash App map (more on that below).
When the sales assistant scans the Cash App barcode, and after you hand over the money, the funds will automatically be transmitted to your Cash App balance. You’re recommended to keep a copy of the receipt though.
In some cases, the cashier will demand to swipe or insert your Cash Card to do the deposit. That isn’t the way to do it though and you should advise them to scan the Cash App’s barcode instead.
Some merchants, retailers, or cashiers may ask for your ID when you’re trying to deposit cash. Although that doesn’t make any sense because you’re depositing and not trying to withdraw money, you’ll need to heed any policies that the retailer has in place.
Cash Deposit Limits
As with everything in life, there are some limits as to how much you can deposit at physical locations:
- up to $1,000 per rolling 7 days
- $4,000 per rolling 30 days
- Transactions must be a min of $5 and shouldn’t surpass $500 per deposit
Which Retailers Support Cash Card Cash Deposits?
Cash Deposits are presently supported only at:
- Walmart (Customer Service Desk/ Money Centers)
- Dollar General
- Family Dollar
It might seem a short list at first glance, but these retailers have tens of thousands of locations in the United States.
How to find your nearest location
- Select the “Banking” tab in Cash App
- Select “Paper Money”
- Use the search bar to enter an address or find a location near you via GPS
Cash Deposit Fee
There’s no free lunch. Therefore, there’s a $1 fee for cash deposits to your Cash Card at 7-Eleven and other retail stores. Frankly, it could be worse because some other digital banks charge $3-5 for cash deposits at retail stores.
And that’s if they even have this feature available.
How to Save Money at Retail Stores with Cash App
There’s an easy way of saving some of your hard-earned dollars at select stores. With Cash App’s Boosts, you can save money instantly every time you use your Cash Card at retailers, coffee shops, restaurants, and other merchants.
If you already own a Cash Card, follow the next steps to start saving:
- Tap the Cash Card tab
- Tapp “Save with Boost”
- Select a Boost
- Tap “Add Boost”
- Start Saving
You need to be aware of the fact that only one Boost can be active at a time.
The silver lining is that you can switch Boosts as often as you like. Just make sure that the Boost you want to use is active before swiping your Cash Card.
As we just showed you, it’s possible to add money to Cash Card at 7-Eleven stores and other similar big box and local, small-sized retailers.
Not only is it possible, but it’s easy and cheap to do so. Granted, if you have a linked bank account, you don’t even have to get off the couch to transfer money to Cash Card.
However, if you have cash at hand that you want to deposit to your Cash App balance, going to your nearest merchant that supports this is a convenient way as well.
Adrian Volenik is a fintech enthusiast who loves testing and reviewing digital banking apps and financial products in general. How many digital banking accounts can one man have? Not enough, if you ask Adrian. As his wallet will soon explode if he doesn’t cut back on the number of cards.