gift cards

A Walmart in Washington, D.C.

Wal-Mart aims to make a buck from your gift card

Dec 26, 2014
You can swap it for a Wal-Mart card, but you'll get less than face value.
Posted In: Walmart, gift cards, Retail

7 tips to prevent a gift card nightmare

Feb 22, 2013
Gift cards that can be used anywhere are now more popular than cards for specific stores, like Best Buy, Apple or Barnes & Noble. But these general purpose cards come with strings attached for both those who give and receive them.
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Missouri residents cash in on unused gift cards

Dec 28, 2012
In Missouri the law requires retailers to turn over proceeds to the state if a gift card remains unused for more than five years. The Missouri state treasurer says his office has millions to return to consumers.
Posted In: missouri, gift cards

The economics of gift giving

Dec 7, 2012
Not sure what to give your Secret Santa? Here's some advice on how to re-think the gift-giving process so that everyone is left satisfied.
Posted In: gift giving, gift cards

Gift cards give retailers a boost

Aug 21, 2012
Retailers make money by selling gift cards to be redeemed at other stores.
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Living a cashless life

Mar 16, 2012
Almost everyone takes plastic these days, but it’s not like pot dealers take cards... or do they?
Posted In: Credit card, cashless, cash, stevenson, gift cards

Good reads

Dec 12, 2011
Here are some recent stories on a variety of personal finance subjects.
Posted In: Savings, Taxes, hospice, gift cards, financial advisor