VISA Buxx (2015)

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This thread has begun a new tradition of annual master threads, this one on Visa Buxx. The previous 2003- 2014 megathread is here.

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Buxx cards can only be loaded with a Visa or MasterCard.

NW Buxx

•Initial purchase fee: $5 (waived with promo code: 02050053 - ( the promo code appears to be working consistently)
•$2 load fee
•Max load per rolling 7 days: $500
•Max load per rolling 30 days: $1,000
•Max ATM per week: ($200 - but only if specifically enabled online, including PIN setup). No fee for some Allpoint ATMs (no way to know in advance if the Allpoint ATM will ding you $1; check your account carefully and call if necessary to reverse the $1 charge…IME 2/3 Allpoint ATMs do charge the fee).
•Max spend per rolling 7 days: $800
•Max # of CC on file is 2.
•Max balance per card: $1000
•Max of 2 loads per CC per 7 day rolling period.

If you card fails to load, check to see if there are at least 7 calendar days between loads, make sure the load won't bring your card above the maximum balance, or try the other CC.

Funding with Citi cards codes as a purchase for NW Buxx.
TD Bank Go Buxx

•Can only be loaded with TD Bank credit cards, debit cards or direct deposit
•Initial purchase fee: $4.95 + $1 load fee
•Max load per day: $500
•Max load per 7 days: $2,000
•Max load per rolling 30 days: $3,000
•Max per ATM withdraw: $60/week. (No fee at TD Bank.)
•Max balance: $2,000
•Max transactions: no limit
•Max load per funding TD CC (across multiple teens): $6,000 per 30 days

Limits are per teen card, not per master account

TD Bank card loads are treated as purchases by TD Bank and earn points.

Cannot be used to pay CITI or Capital One cards by phone.

States not supported: AL, AK, AS, AZ, AR, CA, CO, FM, GA, GU, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NM, ND, MP, OH, OK, OR, PW, PR, SD, TN, TX, UT, VI, WA, WV, WI, WY

USPS MOs count against the ATM withdrawal limit.

Do not create too many accounts too fast. Some reports of account shutdown when same SSN used across multiple cards / accounts in a short period of time.

USB Buxx (closed)

USB BUXX is closed:
Last day to load was Oct 24th, 2015.
Last day to use or withdraw all funds Dec 30th.
Cards closed Dec 31st
Transaction History available through 6/30/16

(NOTE: stopped taking new applications ~mid February 2014 through the official link.

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Old Feb 20, 15, 8:46 am
  #106  
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
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I cannot set up with Serve 6 months ago and was told buxx is a prepaid card. I used paypal and it worked. I used paypal to RB also, I didn't bother to try any Buxx at all.

Originally Posted by Mtek View Post
I wasn't able to. I cleared the hurdles with Amex, by sending copy of card and photo ID, then I got an error message to call "visa card issuer"
I called NW and spent 1/2 hour back and forth with an Indian rep, who had the IT person on another line.
I was eventually told I couldn't load a debit card with a debit card

I did have it set up with Serve, I'm not sure why it doesn't work with Redcard
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Old Feb 20, 15, 8:51 am
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Originally Posted by Mtek View Post
I wasn't able to. I cleared the hurdles with Amex, by sending copy of card and photo ID, then I got an error message to call "visa card issuer"
I called NW and spent 1/2 hour back and forth with an Indian rep, who had the IT person on another line.
I was eventually told I couldn't load a debit card with a debit card

I did have it set up with Serve, I'm not sure why it doesn't work with Redcard
Did the card you had set up with serve have same name for Serve and parent and teen for bux?
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Old Feb 20, 15, 8:51 am
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Old Feb 20, 15, 8:53 am
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Originally Posted by Walmero View Post
Did the card you had set up with serve have same name for Serve and parent and teen for bux?
Yes. Serve was quite awhile ago, so I can't remember how the activation conversation was with Serve, but its the same card/accounts/name, etc
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Old Feb 20, 15, 2:07 pm
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Did anybody tried a buxx card from www.buxx.com ? It seems loading with debit/credit is allowed, $250 per load costs $2.50, five loads per day. Costly, but comparable with GC cost, I would say.
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Old Feb 20, 15, 5:36 pm
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Originally Posted by jk2 View Post
Did anybody tried a buxx card from www.buxx.com ? It seems loading with debit/credit is allowed, $250 per load costs $2.50, five loads per day. Costly, but comparable with GC cost, I would say.
there is an enrollment fee of 4.95 and monthly 4.95 service fee aside from the loading fees. there may be other reloadable cards out there with lesser (or zero) fees.
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Old Feb 20, 15, 6:59 pm
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Originally Posted by Mamibear View Post
there may be other reloadable cards out there with lesser (or zero) fees.
Like which? Let me know and I'll go get them all!
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Old Feb 22, 15, 4:47 pm
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Is there a limit on how many NW Buxx cards you can have under one parent? I've been reading through the old thread and saw that some people had 3-4 under same name and using bogus SSN. Is that still valid? Currently I have me as parent and one under my and my SO name.
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Old Feb 23, 15, 1:30 am
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Besides Evolve and atm, how else can one unload Buxx?
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Old Feb 23, 15, 6:55 am
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Originally Posted by jasdace View Post
Besides Evolve and atm, how else can one unload Buxx?
MOs
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Old Feb 23, 15, 7:38 am
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Originally Posted by jasdace View Post
Besides Evolve and atm, how else can one unload Buxx?
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Old Feb 23, 15, 3:05 pm
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how many NW Buxx cards can you have? is it safe to create multiple teens under same parent's name and SSN?

can you have 2 cc and load $500 from each (1k total) in one day? Or is it at least 7 calendar days between 2 load regardless of amount and which cc you use?

'Max # of CC on file for both is 2. Each has a max # of loads per card per 7 day rolling period (~3/4). If you card fails to load, first try to switch to another CC, second check to make sure there are at least 7 calendar days between loads.'
Originally Posted by Tazzaras View Post
Is there a limit on how many NW Buxx cards you can have under one parent? I've been reading through the old thread and saw that some people had 3-4 under same name and using bogus SSN. Is that still valid? Currently I have me as parent and one under my and my SO name.

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Old Feb 23, 15, 6:07 pm
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Lost my wallet which had my 3 USBank Visa Buxx cards.

Cards do not have any money on it.
What should I do since I don't want them looking into the activity?
- call and replacement
- just order 'add teen' on site
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Old Feb 24, 15, 7:56 am
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Originally Posted by psykopath515 View Post
Lost my wallet which had my 3 USBank Visa Buxx cards.

Cards do not have any money on it.
What should I do since I don't want them looking into the activity?
- call and replacement
- just order 'add teen' on site
Bump
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Old Feb 24, 15, 7:57 am
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Originally Posted by psykopath515 View Post
Lost my wallet which had my 3 USBank Visa Buxx cards.

Cards do not have any money on it.
What should I do since I don't want them looking into the activity?
- call and replacement
- just order 'add teen' on site
I would call and replace the cards, no question about it.
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