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Top eGift Cards of the Holiday Season

For digital gifting newcomers, select egift cards that are as easy for the recipient to redeem as they are for you to give.Recently I ranked top store egift card programs according to the personal  Read More »

Top Gift Cards for Teens

When I think of what teenagers want, "meals and wheels" top the list. From a ride to Sam's house to $10 for lunch, this group of highly-independent (but actually still quite dependent) people want gif  Read More »

Top Gift Cards for Families

The best holiday gift cards for families (available nationwide), plus guidelines to follow if you want to choose one of your own.Several years ago, my family exchanged gifts with another famil  Read More »

Is a Visa Gift Card the Same Thing as a Visa?

Gift Card Girlfriend answers the gift card questions you've been asking.Short answer: no. Although a Visa® gift card can be used wherever Visa is accepted (online, in stores, over the phone, as m  Read More »

What Should I Write on an eGift Card?

Gift Card Girlfriend answers the gift card questions you've been asking. From the super-simple "@TweetaCoffee" at Starbucks, to the full-featured app and website at Dunkin’ Donuts, the one element   Read More »

Gift Card Girlfriend’s Complete Guide to eGift Cards

Learn what egift cards are, how to make them more personal, pick out the best egift cards and avoid digital delivery pitfalls.Image credit: GraphicBurger Are you ready for the world of mobile gif  Read More »

How Digital Gift Cards in Top Stores Stack Up

A ranking of the personalization features of over 130 egift card programs from nationwide stores and restaurants.Looking for a last-minute gift? Although you could run to the store to buy a gift c  Read More »

What Name Should I Put on a Visa Gift Card?

Gift Card Girlfriend answers the gift card questions you've been asking. When ordering, buying or registering a Visa® gift card, enter the recipient's first and last name. Although tempting to enter  Read More »

When is a Gift Card Better than a Gift?

Gift Card Girlfriend answers the gift card questions you've been asking. There are few times when I believe a traditional present trumps a gift card, but it does happen. I only break pattern, however  Read More »

From Localpalooza to Glocalpalooza

As the Internet, smartphones, tablets, social media or Google Earth bring an ever more globalized world closer within our proximity, we seem equally obsessed with going local. And this, call it, local  Read More »
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