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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 #60 on: October 14, 2014, 08:02:56 PM »
Is it worth switching before SBS though?
$150 right there.
$150 with one soft card?

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #61 on: October 14, 2014, 08:03:42 PM »
Serve has 4 AUs.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #62 on: October 14, 2014, 08:17:59 PM »
Serve has 4 AUs.
Seems like REDcard has AU's also.

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #63 on: October 14, 2014, 08:36:08 PM »
It does but that's not the question.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #64 on: October 14, 2014, 08:41:27 PM »
It does but that's not the question.
If going to target.com/prepaidredcard takes you to https://amex.serve.com/prepaidredcard/, shouldn't that mean that this a Serve card which is clearly included in SBS?

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #65 on: October 14, 2014, 08:53:28 PM »
I bought using my info and was able to load $500 right away. Registered it for my son and got a screen that they need to verify the info. Then they will send me email confirmation. FM said cash can be withdrawn from ATM for free w temp card.  Will try that.
Manager at the Target I went to said they are rolling it out slowly and they are the guinea pigs. I feel like one, too!

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #66 on: October 14, 2014, 09:42:49 PM »
2500 a day, but has to be in transactions of 1k?

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #67 on: October 14, 2014, 10:54:49 PM »
2500 a day, but has to be in transactions of 1k?
Correct.

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #68 on: October 14, 2014, 11:21:35 PM »
If this is an Amex product do we need to worry about the 'going slow and building up' policy so as not to get F/R'd / shut down? 

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #69 on: October 14, 2014, 11:44:16 PM »
If this is an Amex product do we need to worry about the 'going slow and building up' policy so as not to get F/R'd / shut down? 

Why, nobody ever went slow on bluebird

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #70 on: October 14, 2014, 11:48:16 PM »
Why, nobody ever went slow on bluebird
Indeed, I had the same question for BB and Serve. 


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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #71 on: October 15, 2014, 12:38:55 AM »
Quote from: bzuckermak=topic=45709.msg936614#msg936614 date=1413243968

+1. Even the clerks at the participating stores barely know how to use
they also have trouble loading AFT at some stores.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #72 on: October 15, 2014, 12:52:55 AM »
If this is an Amex product do we need to worry about the 'going slow and building up' policy so as not to get F/R'd / shut down?
No.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #73 on: October 15, 2014, 11:41:59 AM »
Here's a cool map of REDcard availability:

https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=zaZeFBtuy5B8.kyYIaq26n5m4

Red means they charge $5 fee.
Green means they give the card with no fee.

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #74 on: October 15, 2014, 11:46:23 AM »
Wow, who compiled that?
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