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I want an AMEX Green. But why????

Regular Contributor

Re: I want an AMEX Green. But why????

Hmmmm. I spoke with a CU rep and they swipe it as cash advance so as long as pre paid cards swipe that way then it'll work!
AMEX BCE- $12,600 I Discover IT- $10,000 I Chase Freedom- $7,000 I Citi Double Cash- $3,300 I Best Buy- $2,800 I Bayport CU Visa- $1,000
Super Contributor

Re: I want an AMEX Green. But why????

You DON'T want anything swiped as a cash advance! 

Regular Contributor

Re: I want an AMEX Green. But why????

So how would that work if I were to swipe my debit card? I never have because I online bank with that CU so I just transfer from checking to the auto loan. How does that work with gift cards?
AMEX BCE- $12,600 I Discover IT- $10,000 I Chase Freedom- $7,000 I Citi Double Cash- $3,300 I Best Buy- $2,800 I Bayport CU Visa- $1,000
Super Contributor

Re: I want an AMEX Green. But why????

Debit cards just take it out of your bank account.   If you use a credit card, and it is coded as a cash advance, you get charged an additional fee and are also charged interest.   Not sure how a gift card would work, although not sure how a cash advance would work on a prepaid card, might just be an extra fee.

Regular Contributor

Re: I want an AMEX Green. But why????

Yeah ill have to look into that. It seems like itd be possible because they claim it works just like a debit card! But who knows. It looks like adding spending to this PRG just for the bonus and justifying the annual fee isn't going over so well!
AMEX BCE- $12,600 I Discover IT- $10,000 I Chase Freedom- $7,000 I Citi Double Cash- $3,300 I Best Buy- $2,800 I Bayport CU Visa- $1,000
Frequent Contributor

Re: I want an AMEX Green. But why????

Can Serve be used to pay off a credit card?

EQ 1: 786 (10/17) 2: 824 (11/17) EX 801 (11/17) TU 807 (10/17)
Chase Freedom VS - 5k - 13.99% - 2/13 ~ Chase Hyatt VS - 5k - 16.24% - 6/13 ~ Amex Hilton Surpass - 4.5k -14.99% - 8/13 ~ Chase IHG WMC - 5k - 16.24% - 1/14 ~ Chase Ink$ VS - 12k - 14.24% - 5/14 ~ NFCU $ VS - 25k - 10.65% - 12/14 ~ Amex ED - 30k - 13.99% - 1/16 ~ Citi AT&T WMC - 23k - 16.24% - 4/16 ~ Chase Sapphire Reserve VI - 10.6k - 16.99% - 8/16 ~ Chase FU V - 10.6k - 14.99% - 12/16 ~ Merrill+ VS - 10.1k - 13.99% - 2/17 ~ USAA Limitless VS - 20k - 17.9% - 8/17
Gone: CSP, AA x3, Ink+, TYP
Super Contributor

Re: I want an AMEX Green. But why????


370Z wrote:

Can Serve be used to pay off a credit card?


I haven't used Serve, but most of my payments on Bluebird are to credit cards.

Super Contributor

Re: I want an AMEX Green. But why????


370Z wrote:

Can Serve be used to pay off a credit card?


Yes, but I wouldn't use it to pay Amex.

Moderator Emerita

Re: I want an AMEX Green. But why????

I had to re-read the first page to remember the topic.

Hmmm
Frequent Contributor

Re: I want an AMEX Green. But why????


longtimelurker wrote:

370Z wrote:

Can Serve be used to pay off a credit card?


I haven't used Serve, but most of my payments on Bluebird are to credit cards.


Good to know.

EQ 1: 786 (10/17) 2: 824 (11/17) EX 801 (11/17) TU 807 (10/17)
Chase Freedom VS - 5k - 13.99% - 2/13 ~ Chase Hyatt VS - 5k - 16.24% - 6/13 ~ Amex Hilton Surpass - 4.5k -14.99% - 8/13 ~ Chase IHG WMC - 5k - 16.24% - 1/14 ~ Chase Ink$ VS - 12k - 14.24% - 5/14 ~ NFCU $ VS - 25k - 10.65% - 12/14 ~ Amex ED - 30k - 13.99% - 1/16 ~ Citi AT&T WMC - 23k - 16.24% - 4/16 ~ Chase Sapphire Reserve VI - 10.6k - 16.99% - 8/16 ~ Chase FU V - 10.6k - 14.99% - 12/16 ~ Merrill+ VS - 10.1k - 13.99% - 2/17 ~ USAA Limitless VS - 20k - 17.9% - 8/17
Gone: CSP, AA x3, Ink+, TYP