Cardholders can set up Plum Card automatic payments through their online account or the American Express mobile app. Calling customer service at 1-800-472-9297 also is an option. Once you’re enrolled, American Express will withdraw the payment amount from your linked bank account on the scheduled date.
How to Set Up Plum Card Automatic Payments:
Log in to your online account via the American Express website or mobile app.
Enter your bank account routing number and account number. This is the account from which American Express will deduct your payment each month.
Select your payment amount. Choose from the total new balance, the adjusted balance, the minimum payment due, or a custom amount that's more than the minimum payment.
You should always make sure your bank account has enough funds for the payment a few days before the due date, to be safe. And once you’re enrolled in automatic payments, don’t forget to review your recent transactions regularly.
Payment plan you set up with your bank / financial institution, so that they send your minimum payment for your credit cards or other debt sources each month.
Automatic payment eliminates the penalties for late payments. We recommend you contact your bank to set up an automatic payment transfer of the minimum payment from your checking account to your credit card account each billing cycle; you can always pay more later.… read full answer
The best way to stop recurring payments on a credit card, like utilities, subscription services or rent, is to contact the service provider directly. You may be able to do that online, by phone, in person or by mail, depending on the service. You should make your request at least three days before the next scheduled payment date, to avoid having another payment go through. Even if you’ve already paid for some of your recurring expense, it’s still worth calling the biller’s customer service department to ask about getting a partial refund if you cancel. This can actually work with credit card annual fees, too.… read full answer
A recurring payment on a credit card is when you give a merchant the authority to automatically charge your card for a product or service at regular intervals (e.g., monthly) until cancelled. Recurring credit card payments can be household expenses such as a phone or electric bill, or a contract payment like gym membership dues. Other recurring payments include loan installments and charges for subscription services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime or Spotify.
You shouldn’t have trouble stopping a recurring payment in general. But the big issue is making sure to identify all the services you may be charged for on a recurring basis, and then stopping the ones you don’t want before you get charged again.
Here's how to stop recurring payments on a credit card:
Online: If you have an online account with the merchant, you will need to log on. There should be a link under your bank information tab to stop recurring payments.
Phone: Some companies allow you to stop recurring payments by phone. Even if you cancel online, this is a good way to confirm the payments have been stopped.
Get confirmation: Make sure you keep a confirmation page, number or certified mail receipt to prove that you made a request in case you run into any trouble.
Be firm: If you call, the representative will probably try to talk you out of stopping payments. Politely insist they cancel. If they refuse or say they can’t cancel your payments, request a mailing address to send your request.
If all else fails and it is within your right to cancel, you could report any future charges to your card as fraudulent. This will get the credit card issuer to intervene.
Finally, while you’re allowed to stop recurring payments, you’ll need to find another way to pay if you plan to keep getting service from the provider in question, especially if it’s something like rent. Some places may only let you pay using a card, so you could always substitute a debit card instead of a credit card. But you’d have to make sure you have enough money in your checking account every month.
No, you cannot pay a credit card with a debit card. But you can a pay a credit card with the bank account that a debit card is linked to, by doing an electronic transfer. However you choose to pay your credit card bill – whether you do it online, over the phone or by mail – there will not be an option to enter any kind of card number as the payment method. That’s among the reasons why you can’t pay one credit card’s bill with another credit card, either.… read full answer
To pay your credit card bill using the checking/savings account behind your debit card, you’ll usually need to enter information like the account number and routing number for your checking or savings account. This is the most common way people pay their credit card bills, and it lets you take the money straight from your bank account and apply it to your bill.
Once you’ve entered the info for the account you’d like the money to come from, you can usually save that for next time so you don’t have to manually enter it every month. You can also set up automatic bill payment, so that on the same date each month, money is withdrawn from your account to pay your credit card bill.
The simple answer is that you cannot use a physical debit card to pay your credit card bill. You will have to set up payments using the nine-digit routing number from the checking account your debit card is linked to. At the end of the day, the money is coming from the same place.
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