Method for providing a card-linked offer

  • US 8,756,157 B1
  • Filed: 03/03/2014
  • Issued: 06/17/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/13/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A method comprising:

  • receiving a registration of a payee account at a service provider, the payee account being associated with a payee;

    receiving an identification, originating from a business entity, of a payee and a spending category associated with a notice;

    transmitting, via a processor of a computing device and independent of any user request for a communication, the notice to a device associated with the payee, the notice being linked, prior to the transmitting, with the payee account;

    monitoring, via a processor of a computing device, purchases using the payee account for a qualified purchase according to the spending category associated with the notice;

    receiving an indication that the qualified purchase was made using the payee account; and

    based on the indication of the qualified purchase, applying, via the processor of the computing device, an amount of money.

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