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Plastiq for rent, tuition, utilities, etc.

Old Jan 28, 2016, 4:22 pm
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Originally Posted by josephstern
No way to track first class envelopes with the USPS.

If they had tracking, that would probably add $2 to the cost of sending each check.
Couldn't they eat the $2 fee? Pretty sure they could lay off at least five customer service reps with the time saved from answering customer questions of where is my package!

Or they could do something like AMEX GCs do and have free shipping for 90 days.
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Old Jan 28, 2016, 6:37 pm
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Originally Posted by wickedtao
10 days have gone since they sent a check and my leasing office has not received it.

Through Plastiq's website, I chatted with a gal who said to wait till Tuesday.

Ok, so there might have been inclement weather delays, maybe the leasing office didn't open their mail or what not but THERE"S NO SORT OF TRACKING!

I opined they might want to install a tracking system like UPS or FedEx or for pete's sake the USPS has, where one has a TRACKING NUMBER and can electronically TRACK THE PACKAGE! One could see when it left, what stops in between, and when arrived, and finally when deposited. Seems logical right?
im in the same boat. My check was "sent out" on 1/20/2016. I thought I would receive it by now. My landlord is my wife and I havent received the check yet. I dont remember it taking this long last month.
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Old Jan 28, 2016, 7:56 pm
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My check to a few utilities companies went out on 1/21, I'm still waiting.
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Old Jan 29, 2016, 8:59 pm
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sent on 1/20. Still waiting
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Old Feb 1, 2016, 3:29 pm
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Originally Posted by wickedtao
10 days have gone since they sent a check and my leasing office has not received it.

Through Plastiq's website, I chatted with a gal who said to wait till Tuesday.

Ok, so there might have been inclement weather delays, maybe the leasing office didn't open their mail or what not but THERE"S NO SORT OF TRACKING!

I opined they might want to install a tracking system like UPS or FedEx or for pete's sake the USPS has, where one has a TRACKING NUMBER and can electronically TRACK THE PACKAGE! One could see when it left, what stops in between, and when arrived, and finally when deposited. Seems logical right?

My leasing office told me I have a zero balance today (Feb 1st) so they received the check, question remains when.
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Old Feb 2, 2016, 6:09 pm
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Used DL branded AE platinum card and it is not coded as cash advance.
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Old Feb 2, 2016, 6:33 pm
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Anyone been able to switch cc's on a locked in recurring 1.5% rate payment? About to cancel the cc and would rather just use Serve if they won't let me switch it.
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Old Feb 2, 2016, 7:32 pm
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Just got an email from Plastiq notifying me that a check was deposited. That's a nice step towards not having to religiously check my accounts to be sure payments make it in time.
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Old Feb 5, 2016, 11:00 pm
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Looking into this to pay my rent and hit some minimum spend requirements. I figure $75 for the $3000 minimum spend is worth it for pretty much any credit card signup bonus.

It may not be the "cheapest" MS, but it sure seems like the easiest.

Doesn't even require pants
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Old Feb 6, 2016, 7:46 am
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The 6 month free Master Card Utility payment promo ends this month for me. That was very, very nice.
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Old Feb 6, 2016, 10:40 am
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Originally Posted by livestrongforever
sent on 1/20. Still waiting
its 2/6/2016 and im still waiting. Is it at this point that you would call Plastiq and have them place a stop payment? I dont mind waiting again since floating this is easy but just worried someone can cash this check.
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Old Feb 6, 2016, 10:45 am
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Anyone try using BBVA NBA Amex with plastiq? There 5x point weekend start on February 12 and wanted to pay all my bills that day.
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Old Feb 6, 2016, 1:33 pm
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Mortgage check sent on January 22nd, deposited by my bank on the 26th
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Old Feb 9, 2016, 10:41 am
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Email notification says they're charging 1% on debit cards, effective today at 5PM PT. Get in any last minute bill pays while you can.
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Old Feb 9, 2016, 4:56 pm
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Originally Posted by Phantom707
Email notification says they're charging 1% on debit cards, effective today at 5PM PT. Get in any last minute bill pays while you can.
Where do you see this? i didnt get one.
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