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Old 11-29-2007, 03:36 PM
Location: Great Lakes region
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What I need is a list of online shopping sites which would accept money order or concealed cash for payment .
This isn't about my paranoia over identity theft, this is about helping manage my budget, especially for Christmas shopping. I'm not so interested in big-name retailer websites, although I know Amazon does accept money orders. I need smaller, more obscure websites which sell gift items like figurines, home decor, books, etc. Yes, I have a credit card and I have a paypal account, but I do not want to use them for my Christmas Shopping. My budget is too tight.
Any websites you can refer me to would be greatly appriciated. Thanks!
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Old 11-29-2007, 11:09 PM
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There are many places that will take money orders but generally when you shop online you are expected to pay at that time. You should just order a bunch of catalogues of places you like and then send in your money order with your order. As far as well hidden cash I would not recommend it because you have no way of knowing if the person you send it to will be honest or not.
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Old 06-03-2008, 07:52 AM
Location: Fort Mill, SC (Charlotte 'burb)
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I would just buy a prepaid masrercard...many banks sell them with little or no fee if you have an account with them.
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Old 06-03-2008, 08:18 PM
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yeah you should get a "green dot" card it is a prepaid credit card. it cost ten dollors and you can put $20.00 - $500.00 on it and you can add money on it at any bank. they are available at radio shack, walgreens, and other major stores. the prepaid cards are visa/master card so they are accepted almost anywhere online.
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Old 07-11-2008, 11:58 AM
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its best to get a bank checking card for online shopping.
it take the money right out of your checking account, has a visa logo so you can use it anywhere visa is accepted ( or it could be master card type ) and you won't go crazy and over spend your budget. helps me a lot.
http://bighost4u.com/amazon_kindle.jpg (broken link)
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