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What Gift Card Scams Can I Avoid this Holiday Season?

Gift Card Girlfriend answers the gift card questions you've been asking. Though gift card fraud is something to be concerned about year-round, we certainly see a spike in "taking" activities during the season that is supposed to be about giving. There are some things you can do and some clues to watch for that may prevent you from falling victim to these types of crimes. Below are five gift card scams to avoid.Five Gift Card Scams and How to Avoid Them With gift cards named the most-requested gift on holiday wish lists for the eighth year in a row, Santa's elves will be working overtime to meet the demand for our favorite plastic currency. However, that also means gift card goblins will be more active as well. Take the steps below to ensure the gift cards you buy (or the funds associated with them) don't fall into the wrong hands. 1. Stolen Before You Buy It The Scam: A gift card scam that works best when only a few gift cards are available (e.g. small merchant with stack   Read More »
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10 Sweet Gifts Especially For Donut Lovers

Whether you prefer cake donuts, crème-filled donuts, cronuts, or jelly donuts, these 10 gifts are sure to be a hit in the lives of those who have inherited a major sweet tooth. So, grab a plate, your favorite spherical confectionery treat, and make sure not to drop any rainbow sprinkles on the  Read More »

Free Gift Card Printable: Hippie Holidays

The hippest holiday gift card you'll find this Christmas includes a groovy free gift card holder to match."Gifting Made Easy" by Gift Card Girlfriend Got a teenager or a tweener in the family? Then get this groovy "Hippie Holidays" Visa® gift card and wrap it up in a boss bandana. In less  Read More »
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