Plastiq Promo Issues Fixed

On Friday I wrote about a new Plastiq promotion that lowers the processing fee to just 1.5% for three payments made with any card, up to $10K each. This is a targeted promotion. But, some people had issues, even though they were targeted. Now Plastiq has reached out to confirm that the issues have been…

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Alliant Cards No Longer Earning Cashback on Plastiq Payments

Alliant credit cards are lo longer earning rewards when making payments through . The Alliant Cashback Visa Signature card was a good option for these payments as it earned 3% cashback the first year and 2.5% after that. You can still use Alliant credit cards for Plastiq payments, but you just do not earn rewards.…

Another Round Of BlueBird/Serve Shutdowns

It’s been a while since the last time I wrote about Bluebird and Serve cards. My own cards were shutdown a few years ago. Now it seems there’s a new round of emails, telling people that their cards have been frozen. Here’s the text of the email: We are writing to let you know that…

[Dead] New Plastiq Promo, 1.5% Fee for Mastercard Payments

Update 4/29/2019: This was apparently a promotion targeted at specific users and shouldn’t have been working for everyone. Fee should be back up to 2.5% for most people. Plastiq has a new promotion, with a discount on the processing fee for paying bills with a Mastercard credit card. Instead of the regular 2.5% fee, you…

No More 5X with Swych App

Chase Ink Business credit cards are no longer earning 5X. Looks like the changes happened on February 26th.That’s the same day that Chase INK Preferred credit card stopped earning 3X at several merchants that sell gift cards.

Amex Cards No Longer an Option for Serve Backup Funding

If you have a Amex Serve card, then there’s some upcoming changes that you might need to know about. Starting in April, American Express Credit Cards will no longer be accepted as a Payment Funding Source for Backup Funding on your American Express Serve Account. Here’s the text of the email that was sent out:…

Simon Mall Has Raised Daily Limits on Gift Card Purchases

If you rely on Simon Mall for your manufactured spending, then there’s some good news as far as daily limits go. For those who purchase large amounts of gift cards from Simon Mall, the $10,000 daily limit is an issue sometimes. But now that limit is considerably higher. They sell Visa, Mastercard and Amex gift…