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    • Mchambers
    • By Mchambers 30th Sep 17, 2:21 PM
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    Amazing that I have got a HSBC Advanced account
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    • 30th Sep 17, 2:21 PM
    Amazing that I have got a HSBC Advanced account 30th Sep 17 at 2:21 PM
    Saw the MSE weekly email this week.

    So I thought that I would apply for an advanced account again to get £150 bonus for switching to them. When I applied a few months ago, my application was rejected.

    Got a bank card this morning in the post so I am assuming that my app has been successful this time. Just wonderful.

    Already created two d/debits (via my Tescos accounts) on my Nwide flexaccount, which I will be switching over to HSBC. Just got £100 in my Nwide account.

    Very simple and easy to do.

    Just have wait a few days before I start the switch.
    Last edited by Mchambers; 30-09-2017 at 2:30 PM.
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    • BatchedMetting
    • By BatchedMetting 30th Sep 17, 3:43 PM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 3:43 PM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 3:43 PM
    Sounds good, how many direct debits do you have to switch to qualify?
    Last edited by BatchedMetting; 30-09-2017 at 3:45 PM.
    • Mchambers
    • By Mchambers 30th Sep 17, 4:19 PM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 4:19 PM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 4:19 PM
    Sounds good, how many direct debits do you have to switch to qualify?
    Originally posted by BatchedMetting
    2 d/debits but I have to wait a few days before they are activated; hence the reason that I cannot start the switch yet.
    • YorkshireBoy
    • By YorkshireBoy 30th Sep 17, 5:13 PM
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    • #4
    • 30th Sep 17, 5:13 PM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 5:13 PM
    how many direct debits do you have to switch to qualify?
    Originally posted by BatchedMetting
    Technically, none!
    • Mchambers
    • By Mchambers 30th Sep 17, 5:29 PM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 5:29 PM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 5:29 PM
    Technically, none!
    Originally posted by YorkshireBoy
    Correct Now I wonder how I did that ?
    • Alexland
    • By Alexland 30th Sep 17, 10:58 PM
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    • #6
    • 30th Sep 17, 10:58 PM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 10:58 PM
    They also accept moving 2 standing orders which are easier than direct debits as you can just set them to move £5 into another of your bank accounts.
    • Mchambers
    • By Mchambers 1st Oct 17, 9:45 AM
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    • 1st Oct 17, 9:45 AM
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    • 1st Oct 17, 9:45 AM
    They also accept moving 2 standing orders which are easier than direct debits as you can just set them to move £5 into another of your bank accounts.
    Originally posted by Alexland
    I have used my two Tesco accounts to set up d/debits for £1 each; so I am keeping the money.
    • Shakin Steve
    • By Shakin Steve 1st Oct 17, 10:11 AM
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    • 1st Oct 17, 10:11 AM
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    • 1st Oct 17, 10:11 AM
    Saw the MSE weekly email this week.

    So I thought that I would apply for an advanced account again to get £150 bonus for switching to them. When I applied a few months ago, my application was rejected.

    Got a bank card this morning in the post so I am assuming that my app has been successful this time. Just wonderful.

    Already created two d/debits (via my Tescos accounts) on my Nwide flexaccount, which I will be switching over to HSBC. Just got £100 in my Nwide account.

    Very simple and easy to do.

    Just have wait a few days before I start the switch.
    Originally posted by Mchambers
    I thought you were already in the process of switching to Barclays?
    I came into this world with nothing and I've got most of it left.
    • PKaurK
    • By PKaurK 1st Oct 17, 10:31 AM
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    • #9
    • 1st Oct 17, 10:31 AM
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    • 1st Oct 17, 10:31 AM
    I'm just in the process of switching to HSBC, easiest £150 I've ever made.
    • Mchambers
    • By Mchambers 1st Oct 17, 10:54 AM
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    Mchambers
    I thought you were already in the process of switching to Barclays?
    Originally posted by Shakin Steve
    I have kept my Barclays account for Kapersky and also now for the Blue Rewards bonus that I will get each month. It is really a dormant account and has little money in it.
    • Mchambers
    • By Mchambers 1st Oct 17, 2:41 PM
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    I'm just in the process of switching to HSBC, easiest £150 I've ever made.
    Originally posted by My side hustle
    It is very easy. A few minutes work for £150.

    Can't wait for the next bank to do this !
    • badger09
    • By badger09 1st Oct 17, 3:47 PM
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    It is very easy. A few minutes work for £150.

    Can't wait for the next bank to do this !
    Originally posted by Mchambers
    If you are only now joining this particular party, you're very late
    • Mchambers
    • By Mchambers 1st Oct 17, 4:20 PM
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    If you are only now joining this particular party, you're very late
    Originally posted by badger09
    Better late than never !
    • newlease
    • By newlease 1st Oct 17, 5:45 PM
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    HSBC have rejected me 3 times in 7 years, I have given up applying. I have only ever had 1 rejection before in my life with First Direct, I wonder what the HSBC group have against me.
    • badger09
    • By badger09 1st Oct 17, 6:04 PM
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    If you are only now joining this particular party, you're very late
    Originally posted by badger09
    Better late than never !
    Originally posted by Mchambers

    But all the decent booze has gone, just some warm Blue Nun and Kaliber left. The sandwiches are curling at the edges and the plain crisps are soggy. Oh, and you'll need photo ID and a payslip before the host will even open the door
    • Mchambers
    • By Mchambers 1st Oct 17, 6:14 PM
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    HSBC have rejected me 3 times in 7 years, I have given up applying. I have only ever had 1 rejection before in my life with First Direct, I wonder what the HSBC group have against me.
    Originally posted by newlease
    Be creative when you apply and you should be ok.

    Like I said before, they rejected my previous application.
    • JuicyJesus
    • By JuicyJesus 1st Oct 17, 9:58 PM
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    Be creative when you apply and you should be ok.
    Originally posted by Mchambers
    Can you define "creative"?

    Because I hear "fraudulent".
    urs sinserly,
    ~~joosy jeezus~~
    • EachPenny
    • By EachPenny 2nd Oct 17, 1:52 AM
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    Can you define "creative"?

    Because I hear "fraudulent".
    Originally posted by JuicyJesus
    Yes, same here.

    Being "creative" can get you banned from this 'party' and any other parties for several years. It isn't worth taking risks like that for the sake of £150. It could cost you far more than that in lost opportunites and even having to pay extra for services.
    "In the future, everyone will be rich for 15 minutes"
    • Jeems
    • By Jeems 2nd Oct 17, 10:38 AM
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    Jeems
    Halifax is by the far the best and easiest to switch to. They pay you before the switch is complete, no need to wait months or transfer any DD's. Switched mine and my OH's accounts, £125 x 2 paid a few days later

    Its only £75 to switch now so probably worth waiting a few months for the inventive to rise unless you are desperate for the cash now.
    • Missus Hyde
    • By Missus Hyde 7th Oct 17, 4:42 PM
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    Halifax is by the far the best and easiest to switch to. They pay you before the switch is complete, no need to wait months or transfer any DD's. Switched mine and my OH's accounts, £125 x 2 paid a few days later

    Its only £75 to switch now so probably worth waiting a few months for the inventive to rise unless you are desperate for the cash now.
    Originally posted by Jeems
    Halifax have just put their switching bonus up to £125 (offer lasts until 13th November). My husband has got a FlexAccount knocking about not doing anything at present, so I'm going to switch that next week.
    It's a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known........Sydney Carton.
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