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Old Mar 8, 13, 11:49 am
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Originally Posted by arsenalman View Post
Need to hit a 5k limit in a couple of months. Do you guys think this would still be a good option (should be done before the May deadline i think)?
It matters on the card you need 5K spending on.
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Old Mar 8, 13, 11:54 am
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Chase Ink Bold card?
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Old Mar 8, 13, 11:55 am
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Chase Ink Bold card?
Go ahead. But apparently, loads need to occur before May 1.
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Old Mar 8, 13, 12:06 pm
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Originally Posted by amolkold View Post
Go ahead. But apparently, loads need to occur before May 1.
Awesome -
The loads will happen before Mid April - to stay on the safe side.
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Old Mar 8, 13, 12:46 pm
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Originally Posted by amolkold View Post
1. It's $600/transaction, not day.

2. It's a pin purchase, not an ATM withdrawal.
So, you saying buy 2 MO of 500 each in 2 separate transaction?
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Old Mar 8, 13, 2:33 pm
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Data point (though it is moot now, since no-one will be using it after May 1):

Ordered the card on 2/28, and received it today.
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Old Mar 8, 13, 2:48 pm
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It looks like WF has started to pay a close attention to new accounts. I ordered today a second card and few hours later got e-mail from them that they need additional info (DL with ID and W-2).
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Old Mar 8, 13, 5:26 pm
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Originally Posted by prasha11 View Post
So, you saying buy 2 MO of 500 each in 2 separate transaction?
Buy one $1000 MO. Tell the cashier you want to use two debit cards. Should cost $1000.70.
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Old Mar 9, 13, 10:43 am
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Wells Fargo Debit Card Funding Change
you will have to use ONLY a Wells Fargo credit card (or debit card)to fund prepaid card after May 1, 2013.
http://millionmilesecrets.com/2013/0...ile+Secrets%29
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Old Mar 9, 13, 10:49 am
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Well, I'd just done a max funding when the news about WF coming down on these cards came out. I've had a good couple of days, draining about half of the funds in 2 days. I've also been swiping for regular spend and running it as credit, figuring that might keep it open longer.

I think I've decided $2k is my capacity for a balance for a shut down, so I'm pretty relieved to have drained it down to about that. I really hit this hard, and we have 3 cards in the family, with pretty much nothing by MO purchases and ATM and all 3 cards still seem to be open. Since I'm a prime candidate for a shut down, I just thought I'd give a data point to make clear they haven't caught everyone yet. Maybe there's some hope that, having announced the changes as of May 1, they are just going to let us keep going for another few weeks.
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Old Mar 9, 13, 2:57 pm
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Originally Posted by AscorbylPalmitate View Post
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http://millionmilesecrets.com/2013/0...ile+Secrets%29
As reported in this thread 4 days ago.
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Old Mar 9, 13, 4:06 pm
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Old Mar 9, 13, 4:32 pm
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Originally Posted by amolkold View Post
As reported in this thread 4 days ago.
And in related news, OD has pulled reloads. :0)
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Old Mar 9, 13, 6:34 pm
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Originally Posted by AscorbylPalmitate View Post
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http://millionmilesecrets.com/2013/0...ile+Secrets%29
I a very cold winter some lakes suffer Winter Kill of fish who can't get enough oxygen.

Hope noone minds their 3 WF PP's @ 4k per month or 12,000 miles or points per month Killed with the help of Blogs. I wonder if people will ever stop helping them.
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Old Mar 9, 13, 6:47 pm
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Originally Posted by Nottafatslob View Post
I a very cold winter some lakes suffer Winter Kill of fish who can't get enough oxygen.

Hope noone minds their 3 WF PP's @ 4k per month or 12,000 miles or points per month Killed with the help of Blogs. I wonder if people will ever stop helping them.
To be fair, I don't put this one on blogs. The last time anyone reported it was in 2012 ... I feel like this was just the normal life cycle of the deal. Surely WF had to notice tons of $2500 and $2000 loads from outside accounts for only $5 (certainly not enough to cover the transaction fees) and saw they were losing money.

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