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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 #6375 on: March 02, 2015, 08:38:52 PM »
wow you mamash have no stomach. Not making fun just an observation.

Please dont ever try to shoplift... the guard will smell you a mile away
I walk in there with my head high but the look on their faces when I want to load is piercing

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6376 on: March 02, 2015, 08:44:54 PM »
Idk why I feel like a criminal when I put money on the redcard. The guy at the register said "all done, should I swipe it again" while he was still holding the RC and I thought he was telling me that the card doesn't go through. then I just took it and left. You guys that have the balls to stay there and load 5 cards shokyach.
I build up the nerve with one swipe when i buy something at the register, then head to CS to get the 14 additional swipes it takes to complete my 5 cards.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6377 on: March 02, 2015, 08:47:20 PM »
I build up the nerve with one swipe when i buy something at the register, then head to CS to get the 14 additional swipes it takes to complete my 5 cards.
I have a friend that must buy something when he loads up. Hakaras hatov he says

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6378 on: March 02, 2015, 09:04:01 PM »
Hi guys!
What do you think is the best cc to load rc with?
Currently i'm using my spg... Can I get a bigger bang for my buck with another card?

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6379 on: March 02, 2015, 09:10:58 PM »
Hi guys!
What do you think is the best cc to load rc with?
Currently i'm using my spg... Can I get a bigger bang for my buck with another card?
You can get a bigger bang for your buck with the Amex Everyday Preferred card (if you make 30 purchases on it a month), and the Chase United Club card.

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6380 on: March 02, 2015, 09:26:32 PM »
You can get a bigger bang for your buck with the Amex Everyday Preferred card (if you make 30 purchases on it a month), and the Chase United Club card.
+1
And dont forget PRG if youre gonna hit 30k still seems to have grandfathered in the 15k bonus as well.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6381 on: March 02, 2015, 09:27:57 PM »
There is no best card. Depends on what you want

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6382 on: March 02, 2015, 09:31:47 PM »
There is no best card. Depends on what you want
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For MR thats the answer. For CB its Citi Double CB I believe.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6383 on: March 02, 2015, 09:36:41 PM »
Hi guys!
What do you think is the best cc to load rc with?
Currently i'm using my spg... Can I get a bigger bang for my buck with another card?

as already mentioned, it depends on ur goals
the best cash back at the moment is the wells fargo 5% card
target counts as groceries, so u will have a good 6months to max out for cash back


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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6384 on: March 02, 2015, 09:38:42 PM »
There is no best card. Depends on what you want
+1 I was just giving examples of where he could get a bigger bang for the buck, although it definitely depends on how he'll use it.

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6385 on: March 02, 2015, 09:42:23 PM »
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For MR thats the answer. For CB its Citi Double CB I believe.
For cash back Arrival Plus is better but even better though would be 3% back from a card from a credit union.

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6386 on: March 02, 2015, 10:09:20 PM »
Thanx!

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6387 on: March 02, 2015, 11:56:04 PM »
+1
And dont forget PRG if youre gonna hit 30k still seems to have grandfathered in the 15k bonus as well.
I hit 30k 2014 and I got the bonus of 15k if I spend 30k this 2015 will I get the bouns again?
money doesn't talk......      it SCREAMS !

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6388 on: March 03, 2015, 12:09:31 AM »
I hit 30k 2014 and I got the bonus of 15k if I spend 30k this 2015 will I get the bouns again?
Reports are that you will, though no guarantee.

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6389 on: March 03, 2015, 12:36:11 AM »
any issues by valley stream target? ie only allowing 1K loads?