Can someone explain paypal account please

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So if I were to get a refillable credit card does anybody know if I could use that for paypal to recieve shipping for stuff, if so how would I make that money cash?

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You have to have a bank account. when I use paypal I use my debit card then the money for what I'm buying (like aquabid. or from individuals) is then taken from my account and put in their paypal account and from there into their bank.
To my knowledge you can't use the refillable cards to do paypal.
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O ok, thanks. so you need a credit or debit card to have a paypal account then?
 

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atmmachine said:
O ok, thanks. so you need a credit or debit card to have a paypal account then?
The reloadable cards like the VISA and MasterCard work everywhere credit cards are accepted including Paypal. I have a Paypal account and I use my reloadable MasterCard. That's how I pay for stuff on Aquabid and eBay. You don't need a back account.
 
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awesome thanks, so when somebody sends you money it goes to your card and it's best just to leave it on the card right, not have it transfered to your bank account then right?

will have to get my mom to get me one of these
 

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No, when someone sends you money to your Paypal account it stays in your Paypal account, it does not go into your reloadable card. When you send money with your Paypal account the money is taken from the Paypal account first until the account reaches zero, at that point it takes it from your reloadable card. The only way to turn your Paypal money into cash is sending a Paypal check to yourself.
 
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O ok, do you need a card to register a paypal account? How do you go about sending a paypal check to yourself?

Sorry for the questions I'm new to this, you don't have to answer them if you don't want to.
 
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Refillable credit cards all info please so I can buy stuff online, thanks

https://www.usa.visa.com/personal/cards/prepaid/reloadable_prepaid_card.html?it=c|%2Fpersonal%2Fcards%2Findex%2Ehtml|Visa%20Reloadable%20Card My drugstore has those and a few others but that's the one I had time to read. Unfortunately I'll have to get my mom to register the card for me because you have to be 18. My mom already has a normal visa, does anybody know if she can register one of these too? Anybody have one of these?

Any info is greatly appreciated.
 

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You can also get a paypal debit card (I have one) that you can use anywhere VISA is accepted, so you can use the money in your paypal account anywhere.
 

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You can also have a bank account linked to the PayPal account and it is called a Verified account. They can take money directly out of your bank account to pay for things and pay you directly into your bank account when you want the money back out of the Pay Pal account. I only do business through PayPal because the financial information from BOTH parties is kept secret and not passed back and forth. It makes things a lot more secure. It does cost a very small fee to use them to collect money from other people but nothing to pay other people.

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Re: Refillable credit cards all info please so I can buy stuff online, thanks

I think if you plunk the money down they will sell you one (if you are over 18) and yes you can have more than one.

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Re: Refillable credit cards all info please so I can buy stuff online, thanks

Ok thanks, still thinking of what to get because the original card will cost 15$ and it expires after awhile. My friend said a debit card but I'v heard they aren't al that secure online.
 
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O is it ok if it's a minor bank account, or do you even need a bank account. Could you just get one and recieve money and then use that to buy stuff or send a paypal check to yourself?

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fishrfun said:
You can also get a paypal debit card (I have one) that you can use anywhere VISA is accepted, so you can use the money in your paypal account anywhere.
where do you get those

O I merged the topics
 
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