MemberSince99 wrote:I did, for a day, when I was sick.
Then you better go with a walgreens gift card.
Jessica, if you want an online checking account there are a few others to choose from. I heard "Simple bank" doesn't charge any fees. It might still be invite-only though. Capitol One 360 sounds even better since they charge no fees, are a real checking account that gives you a checkbook, and you even gain interest on your balance (it works out to very little though). However, I've never tried any of these banks.
s.jessica wrote:Does anyone know what it feels like to have to step aside and let your parents fix things for you?
Well... My dad went to AT&T and dropped my unlimited plan for my iPhone last Friday. He thought he made no contract changes and was getting a great deal. He instead signed up a $650 loan from AT&T and dropped my unlimited plan (again - this is a big deal to me). First I called them up, got a customer service assistant right on the second ring, and negotiated for 10 minutes. They gave me a $40 credit for the trouble and converted my plan back. Then I grabbed him, took him to the store, and I argued with the store manager for two hours while he just watched me from aside. I can see he was in an uncomfortable situation, like your parents put you in, but wasn't it for your best interest? Be thankful you have someone who will fight for you to be treated right!
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