gift cards

The Gift Card Scam of 2011: Don’t Be a Victim

There's a chance that the gift card you just bought or received could be worthless. Learn about the new gift card scam, and how to protect yourself.

Why I Love Gift Cards: 5 Reasons Gift Cards Make Perfect Holiday Gifts

Gift cards get a bad rap, but it's mostly unwarranted. Learn why gift cards might be one of the best presents you can give.

5 Financial Holidays I'd Like to See

If people can claim Turkey Neck Soup Day is a holiday, then we should celebrate some more-useful financial holidays too.

How to Use Up Remaining Balances on Prepaid Gift Cards

Looking in my wallet, there are no less than 5 prepaid debit or gift cards hiding at any one time.

Ways to Make Extra Money: Share Your Tip to Win $10

Answer our Tuesday Trivia for a chance to win $10. Post in the comments, tweet your answer to @wisebread, or write a blog post to win 1 of 2 Amazon gift cards. (Then listen live t

Inside the Shady World of Cheap iTunes Gift Cards

A casual search on eBay led to auctions selling iTunes gift cards for cheap, but is there a darker side to this? Some would say yes.

Marshalls giving away $250 giftcards to 3 lucky Wise Bread readers

Marshalls is giving away $250 gift cards to 3 of our lucky readers! That's enough money for one heck of a back to school shopping spree.

What Can You Do With Unwanted Gift Cards?

In my house we try to spend gift cards as soon as possible because the longer they are held the less purchasing power they have. Sometimes there are just cards you are not interest

Swipe envy

All the cool kids have credit cards. What if you don't? What if you are so young, so poor, so uncool that you can't get one? Do you have to stoop to paying for your food

Kmart settles: refunds gift-card fees

CNNMoney.com has announced that Kmart has finally reached a settlement in the gift-card lawsuit. And that could be very good news for you if you had a gift-card issued between May 1st 2004 and the present day. Why the refund? [more]