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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 #1320 on: November 24, 2014, 04:27:39 PM »
Did you have any trouble using the card on bigger purchases after the FR was completed?
I didn't, but I also took it slowly and didn't make purchases much bigger than $1k.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #1321 on: November 24, 2014, 10:45:40 PM »
Just heard rumblings that cc load will end this week. Anyone hear anything of the sort? CS says they keep changing their mind over it.
Here is my story... I activated (bought) a card today and the CS told me  the next load we'll only let you use a debit card, check, or cash...
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #1322 on: November 24, 2014, 10:49:59 PM »
Here is my story... I activated (bought) a card today and the CS told me  the next load we'll only let you use a debit card, check, or cash...
But the 1st will still work cc?
That makes a lot of sense
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #1323 on: November 24, 2014, 10:52:40 PM »
But the 1st will still work cc?
That makes a lot of sense
This is what she told me, when buying the card you can use a CC but not for subsequent loads...
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #1324 on: November 24, 2014, 10:57:09 PM »
This is what she told me, when buying the card you can use a CC but not for subsequent loads...
I'm sure this information is coming from a store that does not carry it, correct?
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #1325 on: November 24, 2014, 11:00:02 PM »
I'm sure this information is coming from a store that does not carry it, correct?
Yup
How did you figure this out?
I try my best :-\
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #1326 on: November 24, 2014, 11:01:53 PM »
Anyone know if I send them the letter from Amex that comes with a new supplementary card, if that will satisfy for proof of address?
I am sometimes accused of overthinking things. I am still mulling over whether that accusation has merit.

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #1327 on: November 24, 2014, 11:03:09 PM »
Yup
How did you figure this out?
kuz it MAKES NO SENSE
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #1328 on: November 24, 2014, 11:05:43 PM »
I Wana know as of what day these stores that don't carry it say it will no longer work, and I will personally try it :-)
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #1329 on: November 24, 2014, 11:08:31 PM »
Just filled 2500 in riverdale. They said only at cs, nir registers cuz of some training thing, but cs wa more than happy to do it, no questions asked. In fact one cs guy asked for the number to get one, but the other girl there told him is not in ny.she knew all about it.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #1330 on: November 24, 2014, 11:33:48 PM »
kuz it MAKES NO SENSE
That should make no difference. A store that carries it can -does- talk nonsense as well...

BTW I hope (believe) it's wrong but I think it does make sense, same as the first load doesn't count towards the monthly limit...

PS she didn't tell me it won't work, she said we won't "let" you...
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #1331 on: November 24, 2014, 11:38:52 PM »
That should make no difference. A store that carries it can -does- talk nonsense as well...

BTW I hope (believe) it's wrong but I think it does make sense, same as the first load doesn't count towards the monthly limit...

PS she didn't tell me it won't work, she said we won't "let" you...
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #1332 on: November 24, 2014, 11:47:54 PM »
I was FRed a few months ago. I didn't have to pay anything - just fax them a form allowing them to look at my tax returns. The whole thing took about 2 weeks, maybe a bit more.

But it may not always be the same.

If you're going to do stuff that may risk an FR, you might want to wait until next week.
Whats next week

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #1333 on: November 24, 2014, 11:48:35 PM »
What's your plan for yud shvat?

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #1334 on: November 25, 2014, 12:43:16 AM »
sbs?
ah got it. but if he waits till next week he might not be able to load his card with a cc