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Wal-Mart, Amex take on banks with Bluebird debit card

Wal-Mart, Amex take on banks with Bluebird debit card

Old Nov 3, 12, 9:37 am
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Old Nov 3, 12, 9:51 am
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Originally Posted by sunshine-state View Post
Although not instantaneous, the status of your payment on the BB site (go to Pay Bills and View Payment History) should change from Pending to Completed. I had one check that was received and deposited on the 29th. Checking BB that same day, it still said Pending but by the next morning, it was updated to Completed.
Not necessarily. I had a check this week change from Pending to Completed and it could not (physically) have been delivered and deposited in that time. And it was definitely a paper check.
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Old Nov 3, 12, 10:43 am
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wonder when Bluebird is going to give us more ways to load in money into the account besides these vanilla reloads and bank account.

I'm wondering, can you send money from Serve to Bluebird? I know I can load in money from my credit card (non amex) to Serve. I've done it with low volume amounts ($50) a couple of times to see if it would work, and it did, and I didn't get charged anything by Chase. So is it possible to move it to Bluebird from Serve (or is that violating the rules)? Obviously it would have to be from someone else's Serve (like a spouse) since you can't have both these cards at the same time.

I did notice the netSpend now has Paypal where you can load in money apparently for free. Though of course there is no points involved, but you can get the $20 referrals, which are nice. I hate paying for anything. Free is good.
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Old Nov 3, 12, 10:46 am
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Originally Posted by lbotez View Post
wonder when Bluebird is going to give us more ways to load in money into the account besides these vanilla reloads and bank account.

I'm wondering, can you send money from Serve to Bluebird?
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Old Nov 3, 12, 11:41 am
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Old Nov 3, 12, 12:14 pm
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Wal-Mart, Amex take on banks with Bluebird debit card

No ice cream at Walmart as of yet, at least not at my local one.
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Old Nov 3, 12, 12:19 pm
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My ufb DC card just came. Gonna start feeding the bird through it. Maxed out the 4K/mo self-imposed limit on my IB. I know a 1K load only gets me 500 AA miles, so does anyone know any other DC that gets a better rate than that for any worthy miles? Let's be honest, SkyPesos are NOT worthy!
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Old Nov 3, 12, 12:27 pm
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Originally Posted by Preacher7 View Post
My ufb DC card just came. Gonna start feeding the bird through it. Maxed out the 4K/mo self-imposed limit on my IB. I know a 1K load only gets me 500 AA miles, so does anyone know any other DC that gets a better rate than that for any worthy miles? Let's be honest, SkyPesos are NOT worthy!
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Old Nov 3, 12, 12:29 pm
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Originally Posted by TheBOSman View Post
No ice cream at Walmart as of yet, at least not at my local one.
Mine either & it's one of their top grossing stores.
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Old Nov 3, 12, 12:30 pm
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HOA

@express3 The only payment I sent via BB was my HOA. Posted yesterday to my HOA account successfully.
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Old Nov 3, 12, 12:31 pm
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I wonder how many folks applied for the Chase Ink card with the 50k promo just to take advantage of this arrangement - but no telling how long it will last.

250k Ink points should buy a decent amount of travel ($1875, I think).
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Old Nov 3, 12, 12:35 pm
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Originally Posted by bocastephen View Post
I wonder how many folks applied for the Chase Ink card with the 50k promo just to take advantage of this arrangement - but no telling how long it will last.

250k Ink points should buy a decent amount of travel ($1875, I think).
Given that you can cash out at $0.01/point, you should do better than that.
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Old Nov 3, 12, 12:35 pm
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Originally Posted by express3 View Post
Thanks!

finally rec the bb now to search for the VR...been checking this past week, but no luck so far

I'm mainly interested in meeting cc spends, working in citi HH, and the amex delta. Don't have an ink yet.

QUICK QUESTION, anyone sent a car payment to Honda? Seems I need to do it manually and send a check. I've read that many successfully paid mortagages, what about HOA payments?
Honda wasn't listed under payees so I typed in the info. Was expecting it to pay as a check but oddly enough it paid next day so must've been ACH
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Old Nov 3, 12, 1:44 pm
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Originally Posted by QL_714 View Post
Should I just post it here or on the blogs?
I have a PM, you could use that
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Old Nov 3, 12, 1:52 pm
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Anyone know if Vanilla Reloads ring up as cash advances or as a purchase when bought with Bank of America visa cards ? Thanks.
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