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Since October 12, 2015, the prepaid REDcard (Redbird) can only be loaded at Target with cash. It can still be loaded online with a bank-issued debit card, up to $200/day and $1K/month.

Therefore, for MS (manufactured spending) Redbird is now considered dead. RIP!

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #330 on: October 27, 2014, 03:22:55 PM »
The universe of people reading the blogs compared to the target universe of these products is very small. There is obviously money in it (at least short term) otherwise AMEX would not constantly come out with new versions of these prepaids.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #331 on: October 27, 2014, 03:27:28 PM »
The universe of people reading the blogs compared to the target universe of these products is very small. There is obviously money in it (at least short term) otherwise AMEX would not constantly come out with new versions of these prepaids.

imo, it's more about the manner in which the target employees regard the new 5X/ week traffic and how the customers go about that business.

If it's "us" pros who have been doing this at WM for years and casual, than it's all fine.. but if it's a new DDMS post with a crowd that bombards cs and asks a zillion questions with 1,000 gcs then it will get up to management too fast....
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #332 on: October 27, 2014, 04:18:02 PM »
I am confused as I was in a target in NYC on Saturday night and the cashier was asking if anybody wanted to open a Redcard.  I told her I only wanted the Redcard debit card and she insisted several times that the debit card was also available.  You just need to bring a voided check wirh you from you bank account to open it..

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #333 on: October 27, 2014, 04:19:01 PM »
I am confused as I was in a target in NYC on Saturday night and the cashier was asking if anybody wanted to open a Redcard.  I told her I only wanted the Redcard debit card and she insisted several times that the debit card was also available.  You just need to bring a voided check wirh you from you bank account to open it..
The Debit card is not the Prepaid card
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #334 on: October 27, 2014, 04:19:43 PM »
Oh...thanks

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #335 on: October 27, 2014, 04:22:21 PM »
The Debit card is not the Prepaid card

correct. They have 3 similar red target types that look the same all near the register together with their gcs, so you need to look to see the work "prepaid".
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #336 on: October 27, 2014, 04:22:34 PM »
Oh...thanks
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IMO, it wasn't so smart of target to have 3 products with the same name (credit card, debit card, prepaid card). But I don't work there, so...
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #337 on: October 27, 2014, 06:15:50 PM »
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IMO, it wasn't so smart of target to have 3 products with the same name (credit card, debit card, prepaid card). But I don't work there, so...

They also have an AMEX for Target prepaid which is not it either.

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #338 on: October 27, 2014, 06:27:17 PM »
They also have an AMEX for Target prepaid which is not it either.
In case it wasn't confusing enough...
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #339 on: October 27, 2014, 07:03:51 PM »
In case it wasn't confusing enough...
That's also why the workers don't know how it works, and why we need to tell them...
The workers think it's all the same..
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #340 on: October 27, 2014, 07:11:39 PM »
That's also why the workers don't know how it works, and why we need to tell them...
The workers think it's all the same..
What do you tell them re: how to activate/load it?
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #341 on: October 27, 2014, 07:14:20 PM »
What do you tell them re: how to activate/load it?
Basically.
What's the minimum/maximum...
Which card you actually want (don't let them give you a Amex gc)..
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #342 on: October 27, 2014, 08:31:02 PM »
Did anyone try loading the prepaid red from a red credit card and getting 5% off? As in only paying $950 for the $1,000?
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #343 on: October 27, 2014, 09:35:25 PM »
Did anyone try loading the prepaid red from a red credit card and getting 5% off? As in only paying $950 for the $1,000?
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #344 on: October 27, 2014, 09:59:22 PM »
Did anyone try loading the prepaid red from a red credit card and getting 5% off? As in only paying $950 for the $1,000?
Try and let us know.. on the small chance