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PayPal. Do you use it?

Gene_Davis's picture

If so, how?

Have you ever felt there was anything not secure about it?


"A stripe is just as real as a dadgummed flower."

Gene Davis        1920-1985

Been using it for years (post #187426, reply #1 of 6)

Been using it for years without issue, though mostly for small stuff.

I used to have an account, but let it lapse. Lately I've just been running credit card transactions through them without having an account.

If you get paid via PayPal (post #187426, reply #2 of 6)

be aware that the payer can initiate a complaint about the transaction and PayPal will freeze or remove the money from your account without notice until the issue is resolved. If I were being paid thru PayPal I would set up a separate bank account strictly for this and then sweep the money out into my primary account as soon as it was received. From what I have heard, if they put a hold on your money it is a serious headache.

PayPal takes too much off the (post #187426, reply #3 of 6)

PayPal takes too much off the top for me. I would rather wait a few days for a regular check to clear.

Yes. No. (post #187426, reply #4 of 6)

I suffered a withdrawal (post #187426, reply #5 of 6)

I suffered a withdrawal problem recently. When using it I got this 'under review' imessage in my Paypal account for as long as 72 hours and the reason given was a technical issue. That said I still believe that PayPal is the best.

No I have not had any (post #187426, reply #6 of 6)

No I have not had any problems with PayPal till date and that's the reason I vote for PayPal- its the best as compared to all others.