Do you ever use your Debit card to buy things online?

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Do you ever use your Debit card to buy things online?

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Easiest way to get ripped off! Can't believe some people use them and then cry about getting ripped!

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I've only ever had one problem with that, years ago.
I had about $700 taken from me but I got it back pretty quick.

I use PayPal...never had any problems since.

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DandyDon DandyDon

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I've only ever had one problem with that, years ago.
I had about $700 taken from me but I got it back pretty quick.

I use PayPal...never had any problems since.

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DandyDon DandyDon

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Hey Dandy D I use pay pal mostly, but the jerks decided to send a new card and it didn't get here so my cash is on hold for 2 stupid weeks. I use my real credit card when I don't trust the or know the party on the other end, I have asked my credit card to void some charges over the years and they always made it right for me.

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LorraineTwevlehundredRaineTwelvehundred LorraineTwevlehundredRaineTwelvehundred

In response to “Hey Dandy D I use pay pal mostly, but the...

They're making you wait a long time for that card..

Yea, I'm just glad to never have had any more problems since that happened.

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DandyDon DandyDon

Uh...yes

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DWF DWF

Never really had a problem using them. I use PayPal, but unfortunately is still not accepted in many places, including Amazon which I use a lot of. There's probably vendors that accept PayPal to buy Amazon gift cards. Another way is if you qualify for Paypal Access. Otherwise, there is linking to the bank checking account directly like Venmo & Paypal do.

I mean the only thing is to watch what you buy and where you buy it from (not talking about Amazon, but the sellers/vendors. This is for Ebay and anywhere else too).

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Tanor_Faux Tanor_Faux

No, never. I use a prepaid Visa bank card to buy online. I load the amount needed and purchase what I want. Never ever use my Credit Card or Debit card.

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SynysterGates SynysterGates

It's not as dangerous as you think it is. Reviews exist, all you really have to do to avoid being ripped off is to not donate to amateurs on tumblr who want $15,000 on kickstarter for their tv show

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DWF DWF

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Debit cards are the easiest to phish. They just busted a big outfit that stole thousands from people.

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Rooster Rooster OP

Yes, but not very ofen

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Diego Diego

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OK sinister you keeping your cash safe is a good thing.

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LorraineTwevlehundredRaineTwelvehundred LorraineTwevlehundredRaineTwelvehundred

In response to “OK sinister you keeping your cash safe is a...

I'm not sinister

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Diego Diego

I don't have a debit card, I use my MasterCard when ordering online.

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StarzAbove StarzAbove

In response to “I don't have a debit card, I use my...

Starz that is what I do. Unless it is one of those things that wants to rebill no matter what. Then I use a gift card with only that amount so they can't pester me forever.

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LorraineTwevlehundredRaineTwelvehundred LorraineTwevlehundredRaineTwelvehundred

I may have once or twice, until I became aware that it's far better to use a credit card for online purchases.
I realize that some people don't have credit cards, or aren't aware of why it's not the best idea to use a debit card for some things...like online purchases. I figure anyone would "cry", if they got stolen from simply for using a card debiting their own money.

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Piper2 Piper2

I NEVER use debit cards. Don't have one and don't want one.

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_Jazzy_

I have a pay pal business card, and use that for the majority of my purchases. Never had a problem, and had the pay pal card since 2011

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Flrdsgns Flrdsgns

My answer is no because I don't have Debit card.

I'm living in the stone ages here...wait, is that a bad thing ; )

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azlotto azlotto

In response to “My answer is no because I don't have Debit...

Your stone can be hacked into...just takes a bit longer..

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DandyDon DandyDon

No debit cards do not give you the same protection as a standard credit card. I buy sdomething that didn't work out my credit card takes care of the problem - most debit cards don't have that option.

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LorraineTwevlehundredRaineTwelvehundred LorraineTwevlehundredRaineTwelvehundred

Not directly, but I sometimes use PayPal and have it charged to my debit card.

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JanHaskell JanHaskell

I use a debit card, for online purchases, perhaps twice a year, but I always check out the dealership first. No problems. None so far.

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ZonkeyBalls ZonkeyBalls

Yes. I also use one when I travel overseas. I have a separate account and card for those trips and purchases and only transfer money to that account to cover what I need for the trip or purchases.

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JustJimColo JustJimColo

Yes, I do. I also like PayPal when available.

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Trish Trish

Yes ... but I have a special "online" account, so it isn't my regular checking/savings account.

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Walt_OReagun Walt_OReagun

No i'm extremely careful as to what I use, I don't trust anyone, I'm well protected when it comes to that.

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MistressMom MistressMom

Yup, two times. I'm not a big fan of online shopping. Too many hackers enjoying themselves.

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