Visa Buxx is a reloadable prepaid card that allows your child a secure and super convenient way to make purchases. Unlike debit cards, they can’t overspend and overdraft, they can only spend what’s on the card.

Buxx is a great way to teach your child to manage their money. Transaction history is provided online and on the Navy Federal Prepaid mobile app. Your child can learn to track their purchases, check their card balance and locate their nearest branch, ATM and Visa ReadyLink location.

Once online, have your child try their hand at Financial Football. Financial Football is a free and teacher-tested educational program for personal finance. Once your child takes the quiz, review the results with them. It’ll help them prepare for the real world of budgeting with their Navy Federal Visa Buxx card.

This card is a convenient option that’ll please you and your child. We’re highlighting the Navy Federal Visa Buxx card because there’s no monthly service fee or enrollment fee.

Here are the top 5 things you’ll both dig about the Navy Federal Visa Buxx card:

1. Easy and Convenient Reloading

Reload your child’s Visa Buxx on the go, so the card can be ready for use whenever your busy child needs it. Funds can be added 24/7 to a Navy Federal Visa Buxx card with a Navy Federal debit or credit card:

  • Online
  • Over the Phone
  • At thousands of U.S. locations like 7-Eleven and Safeway with Visa Readylink

2. Use at ATMs and Merchants Almost Everywhere

A Visa Buxx card is versatile and goes just about anywhere your child does, in stores and online. And if the card is ever lost or stolen, Navy Federal’s Zero Liability Policy protects Navy Federal Visa Buxx card members. More information on the policy and its terms can be found here.

Your child can withdraw cash from ATMs or get cash back at merchants who support it. As the parent you can monitor these transactions and set limits on weekly cash withdrawals. Like any other card, withdrawing cash from ATMs may be subject to fees if your child uses a non-Navy Federal or CO-OP network ATM To learn more about potential fees, click here.

3. Mobile Access

When you download Navy Federal’s Prepaid app on your iPhone® or Android™ mobile device you and your child can access the card balance and transaction history anywhere, as well as easily locate the nearest Navy Federal branch or supported ATM.


4. Share Your Purchases

Also, on the mobile app your child can share their favorite purchases on Facebook®, Twitter®, and Instagram®. Showing off their financial responsibility to their social network will encourage great financial choices in the future!

5. Design a Card Challenge

Visa Buxx cards can be chosen from one of six awesome colors and patterns:

In case that’s not funky enough for your student, have them design their own Visa Buxx card and submit it through the month of August during the Visa Buxx Design a Card Challenge!

Download the submission form here.

Encourage your child, ages 10-17, to create their own original artwork and submit their design to Navy Federal’s email database at: or drop it off at your local branch.

Read the full terms and conditions on Navy Federal’s Visa Buxx Design A Card Challenge page before entering.

Selected winners receive a cash equivalent prize. The grand-prize winner’s art will be featured on the front of a new Visa Buxx Card!

For additional information on Visa Buxx please visit Navy Federal’s FAQ page.

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