01/07/2014 07:39 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

Gift Cards Are A Foolproof Option!

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This time of year can get pretty stressful for the millions of shoppers who descend on retailers trying to find the perfect gift, myself included! While in the past I considered giving cash or gift cards as a bit thoughtless, this year I’ve finally seen the light. Fortunately, gift cards are now widely accepted as an appropriate gift that allows the recipient to select their perfect gift. It seems there are plenty just like me looking to lighten the shopping load this season. A recent survey conducted by the Retail Gift Card Association reports that nearly three-fourths of shoppers plan to give at least one gift card this year with 30% planning to buy more than five making it the most popular Christmas present. - See more at: