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(EXPIRED) New Plastiq promo cuts fee to effective 1.25% [Targeted]

Plastiq is out with a targeted new promotion to earn one fee-free dollar for every dollar spent on a Mastercard through Plastiq though October 31, 2018. Since the normal fee is 2.5%, you’ll pay an effective 1.25% overall (2.5% now and 0% on the matching fee-free dollars later). That could make this worthwhile if you’re working on a spending requirement / retention offer or you just want to pay some bills and can come out ahead with…

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(EXPIRED) JetBlue Business Card: Earn 20k Bonus Points On $10k Spend Via Plastiq (Targeted)

JetBlue Plastiq Spending Bonus

Barclays is sending out targeted emails to JetBlue business credit cardholders offering 20,000 bonus points when using Plastiq to send $10,000 or more in payments. The Deal Earn 20,000 bonus points when you use Plastiq payment service for $10,000 or more in bill payment purchases. Key Terms For bill payment purchases from October 1 to December 31, 2018. Plastiq signup required using unique referral number (number is given within the email). New customers only. Offer does…

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Best credit cards for Plastiq bill payments (additional options)

Plastiq is an online bill payment service that lets you pay almost all of your bills by credit card.  The usual fee is 2.5%, but they often run promotions with reduced rates for Mastercard payments (such as the Mastercard/Masterpass promo that ends 9/30/2018).  It’s also possible to reduce the rate by earning Fee Free Dollars through friend referrals. Full details about Plastiq can be found in our guide: . I recently covered the topic of which cards to…

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With Plastiq 3X dead, what’s next?

In the past year, since learning that the Chase Ink Business Plus earned 3X for Plastiq payments, I’ve been using that card exclusively and extensively to pay all sorts of bills via the Plastiq bill payment service.  I’ve happily earned 3X paying my son’s college tuition, paying contractors, paying employees, paying taxes, etc. I’m in the extremely fortunate position of having a huge supply of Plastiq Fee Free Dollars (FFDs) thanks to referring readers to…

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Ink Business Preferred no longer earning 3X via Plastiq

Ink Business Preferred

We don’t know why the Chase Ink Business Preferred card used to earn 3X for Plastiq bill payments, but it did.  It was sweet while it lasted, but according to Doctor of Credit that deal died as of August 16th. I don’t have any recent enough charges to confirm this change, but I can vouch for the fact that the Ink Business Preferred / Plastiq combo was earning 3X as recently as August 14th. A…

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Plastiq CEO Doing Reddit AMA July 13 At 12pm ET

Plastiq Process

Plastiq’s been making several improvements in recent months. They’ve started offering ACH, international & domestic wire payments, you can make fee-free payments on Mastercard payments up to $250 processed with Masterpass and more. If you’re a Plastiq customer – or even if you’re not yet – you might want to head over to Reddit at 12pm ET today (July 13). That’s because Plastiq’s CEO Eliot Buchanan will be taking part in an AMA. In case you’re not familiar…

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Plastiq now offers ACH, international & domestic wire payments

Plastiq has announced expanded offerings designed to help business customers pay nearly any bill: you can now make payments via ACH direct deposit and both domestic and international wire transfer with a credit vard via Plastiq. The Deal Now make ACH and wire transfer payments from your credit card with Plastiq Processing times are said to be as per the following: Domestic Wire (Payment arrives same-day) International Wire (Payment arrives next-day) ACH Direct Deposit (Payment arrives in 4-5 Business…

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Can you stack the Plastiq Masterpass promo with the referral promotion?

Over the weekend, Greg and I spoke at FTU New York City. During my presentation about ways to Earn Miles without Flying, I talked about making Plastiq payments and the value you can find in the Plastiq referral program. That prompted a good question from the audience: can you stack the referral promotion with the current Masterpass promotion? It was a great question that I said I would answer this week. Unfortunately, the promotions do not stack. Still, the…

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Plastiq makes a nice gesture to make up for Visa change

minimum spend requirement easy

Stephen reported a few days ago about the June 1st change affected Plastiq payments with a Visa whereby payments may be limited to a small percentage of your credit limit and/or incur a cash advance fee when paying with a personal Visa card. See his post for more details (Plastiq Changes For Visa Transactions: Lower Limits Or Cash Advances). In that post, Stephen notes that Plastiq will reach out to customers with affected payments. It just so…

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