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Old 10-31-2012, 05:14 PM   #31
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Yes you also get a physical card in the mail and in case you weren't aware, it's accepted anywhere Amex is.

I got mine in less than 7 days of signing up online.

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Old 11-01-2012, 10:20 AM   #32
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Thanks to OP for posting about this!
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Old 11-06-2012, 12:35 PM   #33
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I got my card yesterday!! It took 3 business days to get it.
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Old 11-06-2012, 12:50 PM   #34
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I had my kids (and me!) sign up for these so I can transfer money to them quickly if necessary. There is an iphone app to facilitate sending, receiving and loading funds. Great idea as long as fees don't apply.
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Old 11-06-2012, 01:25 PM   #35
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Just signed up and loaded $25 from my credit card and when I looked at the balance, the promotional $25 was added in already to bring it to $50 and no fees! Thanks
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:41 PM   #36
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I had my kids (and me!) sign up for these so I can transfer money to them quickly if necessary. There is an iphone app to facilitate sending, receiving and loading funds. Great idea as long as fees don't apply.
Has anybody else had problems getting their card "verified"? It says that there is not a credit check, however they do apparently pull a Trans Union report for verification. I signed up for one for my son, who is away at college & it has been a week now & they still have his card in "verification" mode. I want to fund it!

On another note - it also kinda irks me to find out now that I did get a hard pull (as well as DH) on my credit report in order to get ours. Not that it really matters, our credit is stellar, but we did just open 2 Southwest Visas as well for the miles & so we now have 2 hard pulls each on our credit reports, which is something that never happens with us.

Guess I just wanted to vent & see if anyone else had a problem with getting a card for their kid.

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Old 11-14-2012, 01:46 PM   #37
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Thanks for posting this, Cyndy.

Worked perfectly for me!
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Old 11-14-2012, 04:20 PM   #38
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I haven't looked at my credit report but neither of my kids had issues getting theirs. They both already have established credit, though.

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Has anybody else had problems getting their card "verified"? It says that there is not a credit check, however they do apparently pull a Trans Union report for verification. I signed up for one for my son, who is away at college & it has been a week now & they still have his card in "verification" mode. I want to fund it!

On another note - it also kinda irks me to find out now that I did get a hard pull (as well as DH) on my credit report in order to get ours. Not that it really matters, our credit is stellar, but we did just open 2 Southwest Visas as well for the miles & so we now have 2 hard pulls each on our credit reports, which is something that never happens with us.

Guess I just wanted to vent & see if anyone else had a problem with getting a card for their kid.

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Old 11-14-2012, 09:55 PM   #39
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Thanks! I signed up for the card but when I went to transfer funds it said that my credit card will charge a cash advance fee.

I'm going to try hooking my checking account up, but after I pay all my bills
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Old 11-15-2012, 06:23 AM   #40
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Do most places take this? I wasn't sure if american express is taken as many places as vis? How did you get 3 of them? Are they all in your name? PLease give us a few more details as I would love to do this to give my teens for Christmas.
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Old 11-15-2012, 01:38 PM   #41
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I just got the card for me, but then I got an email that said once I spent 20 it'd give me 10, did anyone else get that? I've had mine a while and have yet to activate it. I'm going to go do that now. I'm saving it to help pay for christmas dinner.

And to the previous poster, I've never had any problems using American Express in all the same places I'd use M/C & Visa.
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Old 11-15-2012, 01:56 PM   #42
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I got the same email. I have not used my card yet either. I don't think DH got the email though & he has not used his card either.
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I just got the card for me, but then I got an email that said once I spent 20 it'd give me 10, did anyone else get that? I've had mine a while and have yet to activate it. I'm going to go do that now. I'm saving it to help pay for christmas dinner.

And to the previous poster, I've never had any problems using American Express in all the same places I'd use M/C & Visa.
Got that same e-mail... Spent $20+ with my card Tuesday night... By Wednesday night, I had a $10 credit to my account!
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Old 11-15-2012, 05:40 PM   #44
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Got that same e-mail... Spent $20+ with my card Tuesday night... By Wednesday night, I had a $10 credit to my account!
NICE! Glad to know it is legit. Now I need to spend $20
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Old 11-15-2012, 06:22 PM   #45
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Shoot I deleted the email. Did it say we had till 12/31 to spend 20 and get 10? I'm going to spend $20 too.
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