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Subject: if you are on a limited membership plan...
Date Posted: 2/16/2015 8:13 AM ET
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you have 30 requests you can make per year. That works out to 1 request every 12.1 days. So you can mark your calendar with a mark every 13 days and you will end up at the end of the year with just the right number of requests. indecision

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Date Posted: 2/16/2015 9:09 AM ET
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The Limited membership, all the membership plans, allows for as many requests as you could want.

Where the number 30 comes into play, with the Limited membership, is you won't pay any swap fees until after the 30th request within the membership year.

Since you get one PBS printable postage per quarter without a fee, you can earn 4 more free swap fees per year, bringing you to 34 free swaps.  Also, the more you use PBS printable postage, the more free swaps you earn.

Date Posted: 2/16/2015 9:53 AM ET
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I've never used the pbs postage. does it import the address into the label for you automatically?

Date Posted: 2/16/2015 10:27 AM ET
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Yes Charles it does - the postage and DC are added to the label format you're familiar with.

 

Date Posted: 2/16/2015 11:37 AM ET
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so we can print a label one time per quarter without having any money in our account?

Date Posted: 2/16/2015 11:57 AM ET
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Well, you'd still have to have the money for the postage/tracking itself, Charles

Date Posted: 2/16/2015 11:58 AM ET
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I don't think so Charles because you still have to pay for the postage with swap money in your account.  So you would need to pay 50¢ to put enough postage money in your account that you would need for say maybe 1 yr or whatever works to avoid paying that  50¢ fee repeatedly. 

Date Posted: 2/16/2015 12:05 PM ET
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of course. I wasn't thinking well on that one.

Date Posted: 2/16/2015 12:08 PM ET
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Or send a check or MO and not pay the 50cent fee.

eta: my credit union will send a check via their bill-paying service and it costs me nothing extra - if you have to do it yourself, then an envelope and stamp would probably make the 50cent fee more economical.



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