Final resolution to my Vanilla Reload CVS/InComm fraud case

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Please note that this post is intended to alert our readers about ongoing scams and frauds happening with Vanilla Reload cards. This post is in no way intended to facilitate publicly sharing information about specific alleged scammers or their contact …

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Vanilla Reload scam – and InComm’s response

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Please note that this post is intended to alert our readers about ongoing scams and frauds happening with Vanilla Reload cards. This post is in no way intended to facilitate publicly sharing information about specific alleged scammers or their contact …

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BlueBird now allows free funding with debit cards

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Another great way to earn some free miles and points! BlueBird has now started to allow loading up funds to your account using a debit card online for free. This was previously allowed, but the daily limit was $100, and …

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BlueBird checks are still free

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If you have an American Express BlueBird account, don’t forget that BlueBird is still offering free checks, now until January 1, 2014. Now, the page says your account is limited to only one free order, but it looks like the …

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A refresher on BlueBird and Vanilla Reloads

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We have written a few times about BlueBird, the American Express banking product that essentially lets you earn miles and points for paying things you would normally not earn points for, such as your mortgate, rent, student loan payments, car …

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Today is the last day to order free BlueBird checks – Updated

Update:  Bluebird extended the free checks through 8/13/13. BlueBird by Amex is running a special where you can get free checks sent out to you to be drawn on your BlueBird account (both the checks and shipping are free) if …

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Hiding Vanilla Reload cards – not cool

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A few weeks ago we wrote about the Amex BlueBird card, a great option that you can use to earn frequent flyer miles and points for paying your mortgage, student loans, utilities, and other expenses that generally cannot be paid …

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Earning miles for paying your mortgage and other major expenses

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A couple of months ago American Express came up with their new BlueBird card, which is a card that you can load money into, and then use their free bill pay service to pay many expenses that you can’t normally …

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