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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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Re: Money Orders (USPS RIP 11/3/17)
« Reply #1380 on: March 02, 2018, 04:56:45 PM »
Seriously? That's an option?
So you just buy it, call them up for a refund, send them pics and they send you a check in 30-45 days? That's huge
not exactly that easy a royal pain and they ask you why you want a refund request  so you need to make a good excuse before they send it into the back office for review

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Re: Money Orders (USPS RIP 11/3/17)
« Reply #1382 on: April 13, 2018, 12:16:34 PM »
https://www.change.org/p/united-states-postal-service-stop-the-post-office-from-discriminating-against-the-underbanked
LOL this was definitely started by a churner. I don't believe that the underbanked are creating and signing petitions about this.
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Re: Money Orders (USPS RIP 11/3/17)
« Reply #1383 on: April 13, 2018, 12:52:16 PM »
LOL this was definitely started by a churner. I don't believe that the underbanked are creating and signing petitions about this this.
Probably, but the point still stands.

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Re: Money Orders (USPS RIP 11/3/17)
« Reply #1384 on: April 13, 2018, 12:56:29 PM »
LOL this was definitely started by a churner.
...and a stupid one at that.  :)
I just found a new supply of forks!

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Re: Money Orders (USPS RIP 11/3/17)
« Reply #1385 on: April 13, 2018, 02:37:40 PM »
You can stand in the PO for 3 hours, and yell yourself blue in the face, and nobody cares, so why would a petition help squat?

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Re: Money Orders (USPS RIP 11/3/17)
« Reply #1386 on: April 13, 2018, 02:42:43 PM »
You can stand in the PO for 3 hours, and yell yourself blue in the face, and nobody cares, so why would a petition help squat?
Trump just established a task force to investigate the USPS so maybe we can get the MO issue on the agenda. There are many people out there who have gone poor (point wise) because of this unfair change.

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Re: Money Orders (USPS RIP 11/3/17)
« Reply #1387 on: April 15, 2018, 02:17:25 AM »
Trump just established a task force to investigate the USPS so maybe we can get the MO issue on the agenda. There are many people out there who have gone poor (point wise) because of this unfair change.

Why is it unfair?

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Re: Money Orders (USPS RIP 11/3/17)
« Reply #1388 on: April 24, 2018, 12:19:48 PM »
I bought 2K of MasterCard gift cards at Staples. I tried cashing out the gift cards for money orders at Wal-Mart and the card registered as a credit card even if I hit cancel and tried entering a pin.
Can anyone confirm if these MasterCards still work as debit to buy money orders?
TIA

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Re: Money Orders (USPS RIP 11/3/17)
« Reply #1389 on: April 24, 2018, 07:51:14 PM »
Does Family Dollar still work for MO? Just walk in and ask to purchase a MO with Debit card and can swipe a few cards for 1 money order?

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Re: Money Orders (USPS RIP 11/3/17)
« Reply #1390 on: April 25, 2018, 10:36:01 AM »
I bought 2K of MasterCard gift cards at Staples. I tried cashing out the gift cards for money orders at Wal-Mart and the card registered as a credit card even if I hit cancel and tried entering a pin.
Can anyone confirm if these MasterCards still work as debit to buy money orders?
TIA
i havent been allowed at a walmart, but i hear that it should work. haven't tried in ages.
worst comes to worse, you can use it for regular spend or join a buying group
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Re: Money Orders (USPS RIP 11/3/17)
« Reply #1391 on: April 25, 2018, 08:49:04 PM »
i havent been allowed at a walmart, but i hear that it should work. haven't tried in ages.
worst comes to worse, you can use it for regular spend or join a buying group

I would not use those 2k of GC spend for regular spend at all. incredibly dangerous to let them sit

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Re: Money Orders (USPS RIP 11/3/17)
« Reply #1392 on: April 25, 2018, 09:02:17 PM »
I would not use those 2k of GC spend for regular spend at all. incredibly dangerous to let them sit

If anyone has any suggestions I would greatly appreciate it!
pm's welcome.

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Re: Money Orders (USPS RIP 11/3/17)
« Reply #1393 on: April 25, 2018, 09:06:03 PM »
I would not use those 2k of GC spend for regular spend at all. incredibly dangerous to let them sit
Have people had problems that they couldn't get them to resolve?
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Re: Money Orders (USPS RIP 11/3/17)
« Reply #1394 on: April 25, 2018, 09:07:28 PM »
Have people had problems that they couldn't get them to resolve?

I don't know for sure but I wouldn't want to deal with the hours required and the $ unusable for who knows how long just for 10k ur