No one carries wads of cash in their wallets anymore. First it’s not safe and second why would anyone carry bulky cash when you now have the option of Debit and Credit cards. For emergencies, you also have ATM’s at every corner. With everything going digital nowadays, it’s just easier to carry cards. Plus card are now accepted all over, be it the florist or even a market.
Initially carrying credit cards meant you were wealthy, however it no longer applies. There are spending limits on all cards depending on each person’s usage. Every bank today offers you a debit card for your account complimentary and sometimes even a credit card that you accept knowing that you will regret your purchases once the bill comes. This however is not the problem with debit cards since the money you swipe and spend is directly deducted from your account.
Technology’s advancements have benefited and will continue to benefit people in every wake. This can also be seen in terms of debit cards. When we look at Debit cards offered by Bank of America, we know that any transactions made with the same will be sent to the registered email id and phone number of the concerned person. This helps ensure that there can be no misuses or fraud with regards to these cards.
- In order to activate the cards, you can either call on the number given or can do the same online. Call on 1-866-692-9374 or 1-866-656-5913
- In order to activate the card online, visit www.bankofamerica.com/eddcard .
- Click on Activate my Card
- Enter the card number
- Enter expiration date
- Follow the instructions give and your card is activated
Employee Development Department Debit Card:
The card offered by Bank of America is to help people receive their benefits like unemployment, disability or even paid leave. This card is automatically mailed to eligible people. Its validity is a period of 3 years from the date of issue. The money owed is directly deposited in the account number equivalent to the card.
People receive a text or an email when the deposit has been made. They no longer have to wait for checks or wait in line to go deposit them and again wait till they are credited. These cards are accepted everywhere and can also be used to make payments. All you need to do is activate the cards prior to using.
Please be extremely careful when using you card. Do not under any circumstances give out your personal identification number i.e. PIN number to anybody. Keep in mind the bank will already have your details so if someone claiming to be from the bank calls and asks for verification details do not share the same unless absolutely certain. If you are suspicious you can always hang up and call the bank yourself. Better safe than sorry. So be smart and enjoy the perks of the card today.