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Blog entry by Jim Earl posted 07-13-2007 03:23 AM 830 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was reading on the chat room about you selling your items on ebay. Well I tried to get on there and they wanted a credit card or bank account to open an acount. Beings that I dont have either one I can’t sell my burnings. ANY SUGGESTIONS ? Jim

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#1 posted 07-14-2007 04:39 PM

Can you set up a pay pal account with a check?

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#2 posted 07-15-2007 06:29 PM

I think paypal allows you to use a bank account number to set it up. However, it takes a bit longer to process transactions because like a check they want to allow time for the institution to pay it. To verify the account you will have to keep an eye on deposits to your account then report back to paypal the amounts the put in. It is pretty simple. Hope this helps.

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#3 posted 07-16-2007 04:23 AM

I think there are more protections for the buyer using a bank acct number in paypal versus a cc, and as far as paying both happen fairly quickly – as best I can tell.

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#4 posted 07-16-2007 08:15 PM

Yeah, paypal lets you use a bank account for verification.

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#5 posted 07-16-2007 09:10 PM

I wish to thank all of you for all your comments, at this time due to a bad exsperience with our last two banks, we have not started any account with any banks now for over a year. This has made it a little difficult for us to be able to due alot of things, but hopefully, we can find a bank within our area that will not screw us over as the last two has done. Please excuse my language but this topic is very senative to both my wife and I. Again thank you for your comments. Your LJ friend Jim

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#6 posted 07-16-2007 09:13 PM

Yeah, I used to make a hobby out of getting screwed by banks. I feel ya!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#7 posted 07-27-2007 12:51 AM

Why dont you try one of the on-line banking institutations Jim. Not one of those “Joe’s Banking” offshore type of places . . . but something reputable. Here in canada we have several including Presidents Choice Financial. Not sure what you guys have in the US of A.

Oh . . . I have no affiliation with Presidents Choice. . . I just know it exists as a buddy has a few accounts and a mortgage with them

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