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BlueVine Business Checking offers no monthly, incoming wire, ATMBVSUP-00004, or NSF fees, dedicated live support, and 1.0% interest (20x the national averageBVSUP-00007) earned on checking balances up to $100,000.BVSUP-00005 Additionally, we offer a simple, easy-to-use dashboard and mobile app to deposit checks, view your balance, and other everyday banking activities. You can also withdraw cash using the BlueVine Business Debit Mastercard® and your deposits are FDIC-insured to at least $250,000 through Coastal Community Bank, Member FDIC.
All business owners are invited to apply for a bank account. To open an account, you must be:
- A small business owner
- At least 18 years old
- A U.S. citizen or a resident with a verifiable U.S. address
- Not in the following industries: Adult Entertainment, Gambling, Weapons and Firearms, Illegal Substances, Virtual Currency
Other restrictions may apply. Full terms and restrictions may be found in the agreement at the time of application.
Yes, BlueVine Business Checking accounts are offered through Coastal Community Bank, Member FDIC. Your deposits are insured to at least $250,000. You can learn more about coverage on the FDIC website.
There are a few ways that you can send and receive money. You can easily make payments to vendors or external accounts through ACH or domestic wire transfers. Add funds into your BlueVine Business Checking account through a mobile check deposit, initiate a transfer from external accounts within the BlueVine Dashboard, or initiate a transfer within your external bank account, outside of BlueVine. At this time, BlueVine does not have the ability to accept incoming wire transfers. Outgoing wires are $15, which is significantly lower than the industry standard.
Customers also receive 200 free checks by ordering through their BlueVine dashboard, so you can write checks from your balance.
Small businesses can avoid the complicated fee structures and hidden fees often associated with traditional banks. BlueVine Business Banking offers unlimited transactions, no monthly fees, no minimum balances or deposits, no ACH payment fees, no NSF charges, nor ATM fees at 38,000 locations.
The only fees associated are with expedited debit card replacements, cash deposit fees at Green Dot® retail locations ($4.95) and outgoing wires ($15), which is significantly lower than the industry standard. You may also be charged a fee by out of network ATM owners, even if you don’t complete the transaction.
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To use your BlueVine line of credit, here’s how it works: Once approved for a credit line, request funds directly from your dashboard. Funds are then deposited in your bank account in as fast as hours. Payments are automatically debited from your account each week or month over 6 or 12 months. As you pay off your balance, your available credit line is automatically replenished. Plus, because your repayments are calculated with simple interest, you can save on interest when you pay early. BlueVine doesn’t charge prepayment, or early repayment, fees.
Here’s how BlueVine’s Invoice Factoring works. First, pick and choose an invoice(s) that you want to fund and submit it via the BlueVine dashboard or sync your favorite accounting software. We’ll deposit up to 90% of the invoice value upfront into your bank account in as fast as a few hours. Then, once your invoice has been paid by your customer, you’ll receive the rest of the invoice value minus our fee. Throughout the entire process, you’ll be guided by one of our dedicated and knowledgeable representatives.
Weekly repayments are automatically debited from your bank account. As long as you have sufficient money in your bank account, you never have to worry about missing a payment.
BlueVine currently accepts invoices where:
- The service or product was completed, delivered and accepted by your customer
- The customer is based in the US or Canada (English speaking provinces)
- The customer is a business or government (not a consumer)
- The invoice face value is higher than $500
- The payment term is shorter than 13 weeks
- The due date is at least 1 week away
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The SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was specifically designed to aid eligible small businesses with forgivable loans during the Coronavirus pandemic. The latest government stimulus package committed $284.5B to PPP and allowed for second draws and simplified loan forgiveness.
No. If BlueVine was managing your loan forgiveness process, we’ve sent you additional information by email. If your loan was provided through our bank partner Celtic Bank and your loan is under $150,000, you may apply directly with the Small Business Administration. If your loan was provided through Celtic Bank and your loan is over $150,000, we’ve sent you more details about how to apply through Celtic. You may contact them at (800) 509-6191 or PPPForgiveness@CelticBank.com.
If your loan was provided through Cross River Bank, you should have received a welcome email from Scratch, a loan servicer working with Cross River Bank to manage your loan forgiveness and repayment process.
No. The program has concluded. However, we hope to help strengthen your business through our other banking and lending services.
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