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FutureBillionaire
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Paypal and reloads

Postby FutureBillionaire » Mon Mar 04, 2013 7:37 pm

How many folks have used paypal when shopping online outside of ebay?
Gas: Discover It, Penfed Platinum Rewards x2, Chase freedom, Citi TYP
Plane tickets: CSP
Groceries: AMEX BCP, Penfed Platinum Rewards,Citi TYP
Clothes: Express, Amex BCP, Discover IT
Amazon: Citi Forward, Cash +
Restaurants: Citi Forward, Chase Freedom, Discover IT, CSP
Hotels and other travel: Discover Escape, CSP
Movies: BofA travel rewards visa signature(fandango), Discover IT, Citi Forward, Freedom
Bars, clubs, tomfoolery: CSP, Citi Forward, Discover IT, Freedom
Balance transfers: Kroger 123 rewards
Bill Pay: Chase Ink Plus, Citi Forward
Everyday spending: Bofa Accelerated cash rewards amex, Discover Escape


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Postby cashback » Mon Mar 04, 2013 7:38 pm

I've used it quite often. At checkout a lot of merchants will have a button that says "pay with paypal." Basically you just sign into your paypal and pay with a CC on file or your PayPal balance. Pretty simple.
Credit Cards
Amex BCE 25K ---- PenFed Platinum Rewards 15.5K --- US Bank Cash+ 12K --- Discover IT 6K --- Citi Dividend 5K --- Chase Freedom 12.5K --- Amex SPG 6K --- Citi Thank You Preferred 15K

Not Used
Citi Simplicity - 5K, Sam's Club Discover - 10K

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Sallie Mae World Mastercard

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Postby FutureBillionaire » Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:41 am

cashback wrote:I've used it quite often. At checkout a lot of merchants will have a button that says "pay with paypal." Basically you just sign into your paypal and pay with a CC on file or your PayPal balance. Pretty simple.


I ask because I see that there are paypal reload cards that you can buy. This is a good alternative to vanilla reloads. I'm going to use both of these methods I think.
Gas: Discover It, Penfed Platinum Rewards x2, Chase freedom, Citi TYP
Plane tickets: CSP
Groceries: AMEX BCP, Penfed Platinum Rewards,Citi TYP
Clothes: Express, Amex BCP, Discover IT
Amazon: Citi Forward, Cash +
Restaurants: Citi Forward, Chase Freedom, Discover IT, CSP
Hotels and other travel: Discover Escape, CSP
Movies: BofA travel rewards visa signature(fandango), Discover IT, Citi Forward, Freedom
Bars, clubs, tomfoolery: CSP, Citi Forward, Discover IT, Freedom
Balance transfers: Kroger 123 rewards
Bill Pay: Chase Ink Plus, Citi Forward
Everyday spending: Bofa Accelerated cash rewards amex, Discover Escape

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Postby darkguy2 » Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:00 am

I try not to use paypal whenever I can help it. Their customer service is dismal and they will always screw you over if they get the chance. Just google "paypal horror stories" and you can see examples. I refuse to help them grow out of principle.
Discover IT - $5,700
Chase Freedom - $5,700
Costco Citi - $13,000
Sallie Mae - $4,000
Chase Sapphire Preferred - $6,000
Chase Sapphire Reserve - $19,500
Citi Double Cash - $6,500
Amex BCE - $13,000

FICOs: Discover (777), SallieMae (764), Amex (767), Citi (772)
FAKOs: CK- TU (760), EQ (760)

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Postby FutureBillionaire » Wed Mar 06, 2013 10:08 am

darkguy2 wrote:I try not to use paypal whenever I can help it. Their customer service is dismal and they will always screw you over if they get the chance. Just google "paypal horror stories" and you can see examples. I refuse to help them grow out of principle.


I don't use it that often, but I've never had problems with it. I've used it to send money to someone and to shop on ebay.

I guess I will stick with prepaid debit cards and vanilla reloads.
Gas: Discover It, Penfed Platinum Rewards x2, Chase freedom, Citi TYP
Plane tickets: CSP
Groceries: AMEX BCP, Penfed Platinum Rewards,Citi TYP
Clothes: Express, Amex BCP, Discover IT
Amazon: Citi Forward, Cash +
Restaurants: Citi Forward, Chase Freedom, Discover IT, CSP
Hotels and other travel: Discover Escape, CSP
Movies: BofA travel rewards visa signature(fandango), Discover IT, Citi Forward, Freedom
Bars, clubs, tomfoolery: CSP, Citi Forward, Discover IT, Freedom
Balance transfers: Kroger 123 rewards
Bill Pay: Chase Ink Plus, Citi Forward
Everyday spending: Bofa Accelerated cash rewards amex, Discover Escape



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