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How Much Money Should I Put on a Gift Card?

Gift Card Girlfriend answers the gift card questions you've been asking. I’m no Emily Post, but in my book, there is no best gift card amount to load onto a gift card. However, I do have two rules. The first is to stay within your budget. Don’t overspend to impress. The second rule is to load a dollar amount that allows the recipient to use the gift card without spending his or her own money. If your budget and a spendable amount aren't adding up, then select a different gift card. A $10 gift card to iTunes is fine. A $10 gift card to a high-end clothing boutique probably won’t even buy a pair of socks. So the perfect amount of money to put on a gift card is a load value you can afford on a gift card the recipient can use.Read below for my three steps to selecting the best gift card amount.1. Stick to Your Budget One of the great benefits of gift cards is that you can spend a specific dollar amount on a gift. No more roaming the aisles of the store in hopes of   Read More »
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Free Printable Wedding Gift Card Holder (It’s all about LOVE)

"Gifting Made Easy" by Gift Card Girlfriend An easy way to make a wedding gift card more personal is to pair it with a quote about love. There are a bazillion quotes on Pinterest that you can print and craft up yourself or you can simply buy one like I did. This quote, “Love Never Ends,” is  Read More »

Where are Visa Gift Cards Sold? (And Which is Best?)

Gift Card Girlfriend answers the gift card questions you've been asking. Where are Visa® gift cards sold? With gift cards widely available online, in third-party stores, at banks and in a variety of other places, it would almost be easier for me to explain where you can't buy Visa gift cards.  Read More »
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