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    • MABLE
    • By MABLE 11th Oct 14, 2:44 PM
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    MABLE
    How about a small regular charity donation? The Red Cross (picked at random as the first charity to came into my head) don't seem to set a minimum on the first page of their online DD set up.

    Even if you donated £1 a month you'd still be making a £4 profit from Halifax for doing nothing.
    Originally posted by imoneyop
    Or perhaps make it for the full £5.00 and knowing you are giving to a very worthwhile cause.
    • fuzzgun19
    • By fuzzgun19 17th Oct 14, 10:52 AM
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    fuzzgun19
    No, 5 think
    Originally posted by ceredigion
    I just tried to add my M&S card to a different Paypal account, and it wouldn't let me as it's already on another Paypal.
    How do you make more DD's with Paypal and the same card/account?
    I Hate Jobsworths!!!
    • dr_adidas01
    • By dr_adidas01 17th Oct 14, 10:58 AM
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    dr_adidas01
    I just tried to add my M&S card to a different Paypal account, and it wouldn't let me as it's already on another Paypal.
    How do you make more DD's with Paypal and the same card/account?
    Originally posted by fuzzgun19

    You can't add the same card with more than one paypal account its the same with bank accounts too. In theory your supposed to only have one personal paypal account in your name!!
    Time is a path from the past to the future and back again. The present is the crossroads of both.
    • fuzzgun19
    • By fuzzgun19 17th Oct 14, 11:27 AM
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    fuzzgun19
    Ok thanks.

    I set up a monthly payment to a charity too, first payment is supposed to be the 19th Oct, but it's not showing on my account.. should it be there by now or maybe I've done something wrong?
    I Hate Jobsworths!!!
    • phona
    • By phona 17th Oct 14, 3:53 PM
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    phona
    Does a free Netflix trial count as a DD? I had to enter bank details for after the trial ends - I used my M&S one.
    Originally posted by fuzzgun19
    Netflix uses your card, not direct debit so this won't count even after the free trial.

    I set up a monthly payment to a charity too, first payment is supposed to be the 19th Oct, but it's not showing on my account.. should it be there by now or maybe I've done something wrong?
    Originally posted by fuzzgun19
    The 19th is Sunday so the DD will come out on Monday if at all - they might not take it this month since it takes time to set up. Did it specifically say 19th October?
    • pmduk
    • By pmduk 17th Oct 14, 5:22 PM
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    pmduk
    Some companies only show the DD after the first payment has been taken. I don't know if this is down to the bank or the company concerned
    • fuzzgun19
    • By fuzzgun19 18th Oct 14, 10:59 AM
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    fuzzgun19
    Netflix uses your card, not direct debit so this won't count even after the free trial.



    The 19th is Sunday so the DD will come out on Monday if at all - they might not take it this month since it takes time to set up. Did it specifically say 19th October?
    Originally posted by phona
    Yes, it asks you to choose either the 5th, or 19th. I did this about 1 week ago, so thought it would be enough time.

    If I try to open a Tesco e-saver account and move money from M&S to that would that be pretty quick?

    I'm starting to panic a little, my switch date for Co-op is 27th, but I'm sure the bloke said something about it starting on 17th. I only have 1 Paypal DD showing atm.
    I Hate Jobsworths!!!
    • B_G_B
    • By B_G_B 18th Oct 14, 11:21 AM
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    B_G_B
    If I try to open a Tesco e-saver account and move money from M&S to that would that be pretty quick?
    Originally posted by fuzzgun19
    Openng Tesco savings accounts from scratch was pretty quick for me. (almost instant from memory).
    But……. once opened the online system needs a minimum of 10 days to set up new direct debit mandate, and will not allow entry of an earlier date (although the setup time for the mandate, i.e. showing on sending bank account, has in practice always been approx 3-4 working days)
    So, 10 days minimum from account opening. Sorry, not what you want to hear.
    • christopherbingham
    • By christopherbingham 27th Jun 16, 8:13 AM
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    christopherbingham
    You can join the SNP for £1 a month DD ! British Red Cross is minimum £2 a month
    • brenda10
    • By brenda10 27th Jun 16, 7:02 PM
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    brenda10
    Marie curie lottery £1
    mariecurie.org.uk/lottery


    A great cause.
    • badger09
    • By badger09 7th Aug 16, 7:10 PM
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    badger09
    Mayghal

    You need MSE's permission to post as a rep and speak on behalf of your company.
    • mandySaver12
    • By mandySaver12 18th Apr 17, 5:35 PM
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    mandySaver12
    Charities usually have £2 minimum Direct debits which I found a bit too steep to benefit from the £5 a month account TSB have/Halifax had.

    Google found me http://www.onepounddd.com which I've been using for the last few months and has been working great for me
    • Ken68
    • By Ken68 23rd Apr 17, 7:18 AM
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    Ken68
    My computer shows the site mentioned in post 32 is not secure.
    Run by Mayghal as mentioned in post 31.
    • Fan Of 2018
    • By Fan Of 2018 11th Apr 18, 3:10 PM
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    Fan Of 2018
    Looks secure to me. But your basically wasting a pound a month
    • polymaff
    • By polymaff 11th Apr 18, 4:25 PM
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    polymaff
    Looks secure to me. But your basically wasting a pound a month
    Originally posted by Fan Of 2018
    And poor Ken86 had to wait a year for that nugget
    • Psyduck1980
    • By Psyduck1980 12th Apr 18, 10:56 AM
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    Psyduck1980
    I've set up a DD instruction from my Halifax Reward Current Account and have transferred £1 across to my PayPal Account. There is another monthly DD on the account, and it's funded by over £1000/month. This was completed in November, will I now get the £5 reward for December, can anyone please confirm?
    Many thanks
    Originally posted by Midland45
    Paypal and Tesco savings does the trick for me.

    You don't even need to buy anything with paypal, just add funds by DD You can then transfer the funds back into your back account once it's cleared.
    Originally posted by thenudeone
    Thanks, that was exactly the plan to transfer £1 every month. Did notice it took an age to show on my Paypal balance though lol. Guess its a US bank though!
    Originally posted by Midland45
    Would anybody care to explain these PayPal tricks to me? I have a PayPal account but I use it for purchases only therefore I never have a "balance" with them. TIA.
    • Westie983
    • By Westie983 13th Apr 18, 9:05 AM
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    Westie983
    Would anybody care to explain these PayPal tricks to me? I have a PayPal account but I use it for purchases only therefore I never have a "balance" with them. TIA.
    Originally posted by Psyduck1980
    Use the add funds button on Paypal and chose your account. Money appears in your account straight away and then you can withdraw and put it back into the account you chose (it takes about three days to be withdrawn)

    Westie983
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    • stevec59
    • By stevec59 13th Apr 18, 12:18 PM
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    stevec59
    Does the NHS allow small DD donations?
    • eskbanker
    • By eskbanker 13th Apr 18, 12:28 PM
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    eskbanker
    Does the NHS allow small DD donations?
    Originally posted by stevec59
    Not aware of any - if you want to donate something useful to the NHS then there are at least a couple of ways to do so....

    https://www.blood.co.uk/
    https://www.organdonation.nhs.uk/
    • EachPenny
    • By EachPenny 13th Apr 18, 1:34 PM
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    EachPenny
    Use the add funds button on Paypal and chose your account. Money appears in your account straight away and then you can withdraw and put it back into the account you chose (it takes about three days to be withdrawn)
    Originally posted by Westie983
    Does this still work as a DD Westie? I thought this was part of the functionality Paypal had withdrawn? (I'm very confused about exactly what does and doesn't work though).
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