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Can I Fund My Stash Banking Account Using PayPal?

Absolutely. While we don’t currently support linking your PayPal account by signing in, you can send money directly to your Stash banking account from Paypal.

Follow these steps to get set up:

  1. First, you’ll need your Account & Routing numbers from your Stash banking account 
  2. You can find these by going to the Spend tab and tapping Move Money
  3. Scroll down to Account & Routing
  4. Tap to Copy your Account & Routing numbers directly from your phone
  5. Follow the instructions below to add your Stash banking account to PayPal Open the PayPal app or Login to PayPal from your browser
    1. Click Wallet
    2. Click +Link a card or bank
    3. Click Link a bank account, then click “I have a different bank” at the bottom right
    4. Select Checking
    5. Enter your Stash routing number and account number, then click Agree and Link
    6. Verify that your routing and account number are correct and click Continue
    7. After 2 to 3 business days, review your Stash banking transactions to find out the exact amounts of these deposits
    8. Return to PayPal & complete the confirmation process online
  6. Once you’ve linked your bank, follow the instructions below to transfer money from PayPal to your Stash banking account. On your Summary page, click Accept the Money
    1. If you have a PayPal Cash or PayPal Cash Plus account click Transfer Money
    2. Click Transfer to your bank
    3. Select Stash
      1. PayPal offers an “Instant” transfer option (Estimated arrival: about 30 minutes). There is a fee to instantly transfer money
      2. A standard transfer to a bank account usually takes 1 business day but sometimes it may take 3-5 business days
    4. Fill in the amount you are transferring and click Next
    5. Review the details of your transfer, then click Transfer Now
    6. Click Done

That’s it. Your Stash banking account should be funded within 30 minutes or 1-5 business days depending on the option you selected!

Bank Account Services provided by Green Dot Bank and Stash Visa Debit card issued by Green Dot Bank, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc.  Visa is a registered trademark of Visa International Service Association. Green Dot Bank operates under the following registered trade names: GoBank, Green Dot Bank and Bonneville Bank.  All of the registered trade names are used by and refer to a single FDIC-insured bank, Green Dot Bank. Deposits under any of these trade names are deposits with Green Dot Bank and are aggregated for deposit insurance coverage.  Green Dot is a registered trademark of Green Dot Corporation. (c) 2020 Green Dot Bank. All rights reserved. Investment products and services are not offered by Green Dot Bank and are Not FDIC Insured, Not Bank Guaranteed, and May Lose Value.

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