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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 #900 on: November 11, 2014, 05:12:59 PM »
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #901 on: November 11, 2014, 05:14:12 PM »
Didn't people say it isn't smart to load using amex cards because of Cash Advance?

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #902 on: November 11, 2014, 05:15:10 PM »
Didn't people say it isn't smart to load using amex cards because of Cash Advance?
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #903 on: November 11, 2014, 05:34:55 PM »
Didn't people say it isn't smart to load using amex cards because of Cash Advance?
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #904 on: November 11, 2014, 06:10:12 PM »
Does anyone have any extra and would be kind enough to sell me one or would someone be willing to pick one up for me? Please message me. Thanks!

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #905 on: November 11, 2014, 06:14:44 PM »
Does anyone have any extra and would be kind enough to sell me one or would someone be willing to pick one up for me? Please message me. Thanks!
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #907 on: November 11, 2014, 09:11:52 PM »
I have Serve card which I love for WM cashier load and the amex offers you get sometimes. I also  drove to WI today and got Redbird. I got 2 using my sister and brother's  info in the Target. I have their BB card and cancel it to order permanent ones. I am trying to keep my serve in my name and use  the REDBIRD I got with my sister's info. Does the name on CC and REDBIRD has to match to load?  Is there reason to  keep Serve if I can have Redbird?

What's the trick here? Can I order a permanent REDBIRD in my sister's name and  can I load my credit cards in my name  to her REDBIRD at target?

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #908 on: November 11, 2014, 09:14:23 PM »
I have Serve card which I love for WM cashier load and the amex offers you get sometimes. I also  drove to WI today and got Redbird. I got 2 using my sister and brother's  info in the Target. I have their BB card and cancel it to order permanent ones. I am trying to keep my serve in my name and use  the REDBIRD I got with my sister's info. Does the name on CC and REDBIRD has to match to load?  Is there reason to  keep Serve if I can have Redbird?

What's the trick here? Can I order a permanent REDBIRD in my sister's name and  can I load my credit cards in my name  to her REDBIRD at target?

Please advice
you shouldn't have issues loading her RC with your CC
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #909 on: November 11, 2014, 09:26:30 PM »
you shouldn't have issues loading her RC with your CC
They don't  act smart & Demand to show this or that like  some of the WM cashiers do when loading right?

 I have total of 2 Serve cards. My own & wife's. Used to have my sister's BB but canceled it. Have BB in my niece's name.

I got 4 temporary Redbirds today.  Does Redbird have all the features of Serve card? Can I get Amexoffers on  Redbird like I get with Serve?


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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #910 on: November 11, 2014, 10:03:26 PM »


They don't  act smart & Demand to show this or that like  some of the WM cashiers do when loading right?
I've heard of reports of them checking ID, but personally they never checked. I guess it depends on the location

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #911 on: November 11, 2014, 11:20:35 PM »
Do you get 5% back on loading with Discover or Citi Dividend card at Target?
Both these  cards offer 5% back at department stores until Dec. When I first buy this at the store and load ,  is it recommended to load with a small amount like $10?
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I can load without any CA fees on any cards
IIRC discover clearly states that superstores ie walmart/target are excluded, and I'm pretty sure citi too. Besides most targets that sell even a small amount of groceries are classified as a supermarket IME. So don't get your hopes up too high.....

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #912 on: November 12, 2014, 12:46:56 AM »
I bought temporary card today and was asked for ID but  the rep  only scanned the back of my ID . I entered  the SS, DOB myself . They entered address

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #913 on: November 12, 2014, 01:03:53 AM »
I bought temporary card today and was asked for ID but  the rep  only scanned the back of my ID . I entered  the SS, DOB myself . They entered address
i would not count on that though its true thy never looked on my ID even after 6 times ;D

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #914 on: November 12, 2014, 01:43:23 AM »


I got 4 Temporary Redbirds today.  I already have my own Isis Serve & Serve card, wife has her own Isis serve & Serve card. I was using my sister's Bluebird card but I cancelled it 2 months ago and haven't signed up Isis serve or anything else in her name yet. I have my niece's Bluebird card.

I would like to get Permanent Redbirds for myself and wife for Target in store CC load purpose. I would also like to keep at least one Isis serve and Serve card  for Amex sync offers.
So Can I get a permanent Redbird for my sister in her name  but I use it to load my credit card at Target? Does name on  Redbird and Credit card you are using to load have to match?  What would you do in this situation?