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The Best Gaming Gift Cards (from Actual Gamers)

What you need to know to pick the best gaming gift card. Find top gift cards for gamers plus info on Fortnite, Minecraft, Roblox and other gift cards. Read More » about The Best Gaming Gift Cards (from Actual Gamers)
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When to Buy a Gift Card Instead of a Gadget for the Holidays

Tempted to camp out all night for Black Friday? Think again. Most gadgets may not be worth the effort. Would you rather have a gift card or a gadget?

 

 

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Gadgets are Hot for the Holidays

Amazon recently launched six new gadgets (all priced below $150) spurring industry analysts to start buzzing about the 2017 holiday season. With talk of the new Echo Button, Echo Alarm clock, improved Echo Dot, Google Home, Apple Homepod and more, my technology-sensitive ears are about to blow. Sometimes all this gabbing about gadgets stresses me out.

As parents, we are supposed to monitor and understand all of the technology in our homes, which can be overwhelming. We also have to keep family budgets in mind when letters to Santa are being written, which can be even more overwhelming. So while I appreciate the sub-$150 Amazon options compared to the new $1,000 iPhone, I think price is only one of the things to consider before buying a gadget as a gift. There are at least three other questions to ask yourself before presenting someone with one of the latest holiday gizmos.

But wait! There’s more. We just released a study on the Worst Gadgets of 2017. Is your Black Friday gift on this list?

What To Consider Before Buying a Gadget for the Holidays

Before you spend that hard-earned money on a gadget for the holidays, take a few moments to think about the gifting experience from the recipient’s point of view. A gadget that he or she did not ask for, is on the wrong platform… Read More » about When to Buy a Gift Card Instead of a Gadget for the Holidays

Get the Gift Card Grad Deserves for Graduation

Need a fast, fun and easy gift card for graduation? Use these free printable gift card holders to give GRADS what they DESERVE this year. Read More » about Get the Gift Card Grad Deserves for Graduation
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