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Holiday Gift Cards

Check Out the Fine Print Before Giving Gift Cards

Larry Magid | Posted 02.02.2014 | Technology
Larry Magid

I'm not sure it was quite as exciting as unwrapping a physical gift, but it kept the suspension alive for awhile, gave them something to unwrap and -- assuming they redeemed the card -- ultimately gave them something of real value.

Why It Is Important To Remember LGBT Teenagers When You Donate to Holiday Toy Programs

Sue Kerr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Sue Kerr

This is not easy. Most programs are about toys and toys are for younger kids. We would often receive items like portable CD players or handheld poker games for the older youth -- one of which was very outdated and the other very inappropriate.

Time To Cash In All Those Gift Cards You Received

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 12.25.2012 | Style

Ready, set, shop!

Holiday Gift Cards: Better Watch Out

Chris Meyer | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics
Chris Meyer

For a lot of holiday shoppers, the must-buy gift this season isn't a laptop or a Lego set. It's neither a necktie nor a necklace. It's the gift card.

The Insane Price People Are Willing To Pay For A Starbucks Steel Card

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.10.2012 | Money

If the release of Starbucks steel gift cards priced at $450 on the luxury flash sale site Gilt.com last week wasn't enough to induce sticker shock, co...

Starting In October, Etsy Will Offer Gift Cards

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 11.12.2012 | Small Business

In a move sure to thrill Internet shoppers, e-commerce site Etsy has announced it will begin offering gift cards in October. The website, which se...

How To Swap Your Unwanted Holiday Gift Cards

Wall Street Journal | Shelly Banjo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Problem: You received a gift card for the holidays but don't ever shop at that store. Solution: Trade it in. At Web sites such as GiftCardRescue.com,...

Stocks Fall After Target Announces Dip In Sales

AP | LAUREN VILLAGRAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Stocks opened moderately lower Wednesday as investors returned from the holiday to news of weaker-than-expected retail sales. The International Counc...