Emerald Advance™ line of credit for Unexpected Bills


Editor’s Note: While our Emerald AdvanceTM offer has ended, you can still read about the benefits of working with our Tax Pros to get the most from your taxes with H&R Block.

Life is full of surprises. Whether it’s an unplanned car repair or a spike in your utility bill, additional expenses can put a big kink in your budget. To help cover unexpected bills, you could have considered the H&R Block Emerald Advance® line of credit.

Emerald Advance would have let you enjoy the freedom of having access to money exactly when you need it the most. With a year-round line of credit, you could have had the power to borrow and repay funds—up to $1,000, based upon Bank approval.Disclaimer number115. Scroll to bottom of page. Disclaimer number127. Scroll to bottom of page.

How Would I Have Applied for the Emerald AdvanceTM line of credit?

The Emerald Advance line of credit was available nationwide beginning November 19, 2018, through January 11, 2019. You could have made an appointment or walk in to your local participating H&R Block office to apply.

What Did I Need to Bring to My Emerald AdvanceTM Appointment?

To get you started on your application, you would not have needed to provide your W-2. You should have, however, brought the following for us to process your application.

How Soon Could I Have I Known My Credit Limit?

At your Emerald AdvanceTM appointment, you would have completed your application and submitted it to the Bank. If your application was approved, you would have known the credit limit before you left the office.

Emerald Advance draws are loaded to the Card Account associated with an H&R Block Emerald Prepaid Mastercard® (or to the Card Account associated with your existing Emerald Card® if you have one).Disclaimer number110. Scroll to bottom of page.  You can then conveniently draw on the line of credit by logging in online, through the MyBlockTM appDisclaimer number140. Scroll to bottom of page.  or calling the number on your Card.

Where Can I Find More Information About Emerald AdvanceTM?

Are you ready to learn more about the H&R Block Emerald Advance® line of credit? Simply visit the Emerald Advance site and make an appointment.

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