Method for Transferring Funds (US8676704)
A method to transfer money to a payee’s payment card account, without requiring an additional payment card or without acquiring the payee’s payment card information is disclosed. A payee registers a payment card with a service provider. The payment card is associated with a payment card account. A payor transfers an initial amount of money to the service provider to be given to the payee, when payee uses the registered payment card for a specified spending category. The service provider stores the money until the payee uses the registered payment card to make a qualified purchase.