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Ill spell it out for the feeble.
You dont call up and ask if they take Visa gift cards for  a money order.
You dont call up and ask if they take Mastercard gc for a MO
You dont flippin call!


You go into a store and ask for an MO and she says ok its, XXX.XX say no p, take out your debit card and swipe. If the rep says no debits then apologize and leave. If she says lemme see that is that a gc say NO ITS A DEBIT. if she asks wheres your name you say (among many other options to think of) the permanent one is on the way and im using the temp one until i receive it. If you need to swipe more than once, its ok to have multiple debits (for those who are lacking in common sense). But be nonchalant dont be in your face about it to the rep. Reps want to feel they're in charge, its natural for a minimum paid employees...




I think this should give the basics on how to get a MO if you find a place.... this is not rocket science. But it seems like it is to some.... Where to cash out GCs for MO:

Where                                       Which gift card                                   Fee                                     max MO amount                                   

Service desk @ Wal-Mart                  MVD,  Visa from Meta bank,                                  70 cents                                           $1000
                                                  chase (phased out)                                                                                      $1000   
                                                     
Rite Aid                                                                                                 $0.89                                          $500
       
"HaNesher HaGadol"                            One Vanilla                                 .52                                          $500 max     
meijer-69 cents up to $1000-most stores
NOTES:
MVD charges 50 cents per transaction so ask for MO of card amount- (fee+ 50 cents) eg @WM ask for 498.80 on MO (or cover $1.20 some other way)
« Last edited by bb1836 on June 04, 2015, 06:22:46 PM »

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Money Orders (USPS RIP 11/3/17)
« on: December 13, 2013, 10:10:40 AM »
Not sure if there is a thread on this(couldn't find one), but maybe it will be a good idea for people to share which GC's they have been able to cash out with a MO, where it worked and what the cost was to buy. 
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Re: Money Orders
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2013, 10:11:51 AM »
Not sure if there is a thread on this(couldn't find one), but maybe it will be a good idea for people to share which GC's they have been able to cash out with a MO, where it worked and what the cost was to buy.

And if we could wikify as we go, then this would be a really helpful thread!

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Re: Money Orders
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2013, 11:03:37 AM »
I also could use this information.

Only place I've ever done it: Walmart.  You need the service desk.  Quicker and easier than paying bills there. The long line makes me not do more than 1 each time.

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Re: Money Orders
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2013, 11:09:44 AM »
I have used my MVD at Wal-Mart to buy a MO and they charge 70 cents for it. I am wondering if there are any cheaper places out there?
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Re: Money Orders
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2013, 11:31:40 AM »
Can you buy MO's with a CC?
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Re: Money Orders
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2013, 11:34:29 AM »
Can you buy MO's with a CC?

Are you being facetious? What is the purpose of that question?

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Re: Money Orders
« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2013, 11:44:48 AM »
Are you being facetious? What is the purpose of that question?
A very important question imho

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Re: Money Orders
« Reply #7 on: December 13, 2013, 11:48:11 AM »
What is the purpose of that question?
Most of my questions have no purpose. I will leave this thread for the experts and go back to to the 1-10k thread where I am welcomed.  :'(
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Re: Money Orders
« Reply #8 on: December 13, 2013, 12:14:47 PM »
Most of my questions have no purpose. I will leave this thread for the experts and go back to to the 1-10k thread where I am welcomed.  :'(

Holy cow, Count! I'm sorry I made you  :'(. I apologize. I'm just not getting your meaning. No offense intended at all!

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Re: Money Orders
« Reply #9 on: December 13, 2013, 12:18:11 PM »
I am very sensitive at this time of the year. Donít mind me.
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Re: Money Orders
« Reply #10 on: December 13, 2013, 12:20:32 PM »
I am very sensitive at this time of the year. Donít mind me.

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Re: Money Orders
« Reply #11 on: December 13, 2013, 12:36:10 PM »
And if we could wikify as we go, then this would be a really helpful thread!

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Re: Money Orders
« Reply #12 on: December 15, 2013, 01:34:44 AM »
used my $500 visa GC at WM service desk using as a debit. paid .70 in fees. limited to 1k per MO . i bought 3 so paid 2.10 for 3k

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Re: Money Orders
« Reply #13 on: December 15, 2013, 01:44:18 AM »
This thread is a dumb idea IMO. 

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Re: Money Orders
« Reply #14 on: December 15, 2013, 01:55:51 AM »
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=30991.0

Obviously CV is playing dumb.
This thread is a dumb idea IMO. 
Obviously Scott @ MV is also a terrible person, right?! ::)

Dan has been surprisingly forthcoming about MOs in recent weeks (at Walmart etc.), don't be more righteous than the king himself!
Now if only he'd divulge those other places where he gets cheap MOs...  ;)

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