Another Round Of BlueBird/Serve Shutdowns in October 2019

It had been a quiet period for a while there for those with Serve and Bluebird cards. I was shut down myself back in 2017, along with most others. That’s when we saw back to back shutdown. But after that, it was smooth sailing until May 2019.  Now it seems there’s a new round of emails, telling people that their cards have been frozen.

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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…

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:…

Yet Another Round Of BlueBird/Serve Shutdowns

I couldn’t remember the last time I wrote about Bluebird and Serve cards, so I searched and apparently it was back in August of 2016. My own cards were shutdown a few months earlier, same as many others. Now it seems there’s a new round of emails, telling people that their cards have been frozen.…

Fourth Round Of BlueBird/Serve Shutdowns

If you’ve just entered the MS world in the last few months, you probably don’t know what Serve and Bluebird is. It’s now part of the “good old times”. But there’s actually some more people out there that still have those cards and Amex is apparently still going after them. After three rounds of shutdowns,…

You Can Now Have Them All… Serve/Bluebird/Redbird

After playing mean for most of 2016, Amex has started to play nice for the few people left who still have their prepaid products. We always had to make the tough choice previously when picking one of their products since you could only have one Bluebird, Serve or Redbird per social security number. Now Amex has…

Third Round Of BlueBird/Serve Shutdowns

You probably heard about the Bluebird/Serve shutdowns in early January and the second round in early March. Well here’s the third round of shutdown and it look like it will be a monthly affair from now on. Today there’s a new wave of emails telling people that the loading capabilities on their cards have been…

Second Round Of BlueBird/Serve Shutdowns

You probably heard about the Bluebird/Serve shutdowns in early January and most likely were affected by it. For a while it looked like Amex eased down and wasn’t shutting down anymore cards. We all suspected that a second round would come, and it has. Today there’s a new wave of emails telling people that the…

Free Serve Loads At Rite Aid and Dollar General

American Express Serve has joined forces with Dollar General and Rite Aid to expand its Free Cash Reload network as per this press release, allowing eligible Account holders to add cash to their cards for free at thousands of additional locations around the country. With this move, American Express continues to have the largest Free Cash…

Fidelity Amex, Now with a $50 Sign Up Bonus

The Fidelity® Investment Rewards® American Express® Card issued by Bank of America now has a $50 sign up bonus. The bonus itself is nothing to write about, but it is a nice addition to a card that already comes with some great benefits. And, it has no annual fee. You will receive a 5,000 ($50) point signup bonus…

Amex Offers Can Be Added in Serve/Bluebird Online Account

If you have Serve/Bluebird then you probably already know that you can take advantage of multiple Amex Offers, adding them to your Serve/Bluebird card either through Twitter sync or mobile app. But now you can also add the offers in the online account, the same way you can add them to your Amex cards, when logging…

No More Visa, MasterCard & Discover Loads for Serve

Amex Serve won’t allow anymore loads online using a credit card issued by Visa, MasterCard and Discoverstarting on April 16th. They added the following wording to their terms. Starting April 16, 2015 you will only be able to use an American Express® Card if you want to load your account with a credit card. Discover, MasterCard and Visa…