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What To Do with Gift Card to Store in Bankruptcy

Quickly use gift cards to stores in financial trouble. If store goes into bankruptcy, courts will decide if (and for how long) gift cards will be honored.photo credit: Shuttered Radio Shack Store Washington DC 52160 via photopin (license)RadioShack Pulls Plug on Gift Cards Earlier this month, RadioShack filed for bankruptcy. Originally the store said gift cards would only be valid through March 6, but with pressure from the Attorney General, the deadline has been extended. According to the company’s website, RadioShack gift cards will now be valid through March 31, 2015, pending court approval. The Wall Street Journal says the company is about to pull the plug on approximately $44 Million worth of RadioShack gift cards. So if you have one in your wallet, now is the time to power it up and use it. Below are eight ways to use your RadioShack gift card before it's too late, plus tips on what to do with gift cards to any store in bankruptcy.8 Ways to Use a   Read More »
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How Visa Gift Cards Differ from Store Gift Cards [Infographic]

They're both called gift cards, but closed loop and open loop gift cards aren't the same. Find out what's different. In a recent blog post, I explained "why Visa® gift cards cost more than store or restaurant gift cards." The short answer to that question is that the load value on a closed loop  Read More »

Free Gift Card Holder: Hope Your Birthday Rocks

Get your backstage pass ready for this free birthday gift card printable, designed to hold iTunes, Google Play, Visa or any music-themed gift card."Gifting Made Easy" by Gift Card Girlfriend iTunes gift cards are popular among many age groups and across genders--the same iTunes gift card,  Read More »
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