I'll have to look into this, stay tuned.
No, its all good. I should have read the FAQ more closely. I was confused because the message said my card was "expired" for auto-renewal and yet I had a subscription.
As it turns out it was referring to next year, not this year for which it did auto-renew to the tune of $34 (last years amount). But I was confused by misunderstanding the "expired" notification. That is entirely my misreading, I think.
It just turns out, that this year, that amount was below the average; making it silver level. I added $50 and got it up into gold subscription territory.
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