Haute 100 Update: Alex Rodriguez Presents DYNASTY Visa RushCard with Russell Simmons

MLB superstar Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees is teaming up with music icon, philanthropist, founder of Rush Communications, and prepaid industry pioneer Russell Simmons to present the DYNASTY PrePaid Visa RushCard, which will allow users, especially those in urban and rural communities access to valuable financial tools.

The DYANSTY card is the newest addition to the RushCard line, which includes the original Prepaid Visa RushCard, Baby Phat RushCard, Diamond RushCards, and the new KLS RushCard. Rodriguez was integral in the DYNASTY card’s simple yet sleek design and was happy to be a part of the project.

“Now, more than ever, urban and rural communities need financial tools to help them navigate the struggling economy,” said Rodriguez, third baseman for the Yankees. “I am delighted to be working alongside Russell Simmons to introduce the DYNASTY Prepaid Visa RushCard and the many unique features it provides to assist families in meeting their financial objectives. In this challenging economic climate, consumers will benefit from the financial tools that are available to its members.”

Simmons added, “As a fellow New Yorker, Alex knows how important it is to financially empower communities that continue to lack access to basic and convenient financial services. I’m happy that he’s stepped up to the plate to help bring the new DYNASTY RushCard and its many affordable features to his fan base.”

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