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Anyone know if I can set my paypal account to use my credit card acct. to PAY for things I purchase, but then use my Bank Account to receive money from friends?
When you receive money, PayPal will first deposit the funds in your PayPal Account Balance - once the money is there, you can withdraw it to your bank account. When making purchase, you can select your payment preference during the checkout process. See this FAQ.
So if a friend wants to send me money through paypal...does she just need my email address? How does that work?
Also you can set your card for purchases if you want........
Click on the profile tab (icon next to log out) > Click on payments third option along on the thick blue band top of page > second down click on update next to your prefered way to pay and put a dot in one of the options listed.