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Raise Helps People Earn Cash or Save Money with Its Platform to Buy and Sell Gift Cards

Raise Helps People Earn Cash or Save Money with Its Platform to Buy and Sell Gift Cards

In a Nutshell: Gift cards make for great presents around the holidays, but billions of dollars in gift cards actually go unused each year. Raise provides an online marketplace where people can sell their unused gift cards and turn them into cash. Meanwhile, savvy shoppers can purchase gift cards from more than 4,000 brands at a discounted price. They can also stack other savings, such as cashback credit cards or coupons, on top of the gift card purchases to save even more. Raise... read more »

SureRemit and SureGifts Leverage a Gift Card Model to Enable Cross-Border, Non-Cash Transfers

SureRemit and SureGifts Leverage a Gift Card Model to Enable Cross-Border, Non-Cash Transfers

In a Nutshell: People who live and work outside their home countries often search for fast, affordable ways to send money to loved ones back home. Nigeria-based SureRemit pioneered a way to transfer non-cash value that improves on conventional wire transfers through direct payment relationships with merchants. Along with its sister company SureGifts, which developed the digital gift card model on which the system is based, SureRemit leverages the latest technology to encourage global... read more »

Expert Tips from the Gift Card Girlfriend on How to Delight Friends and Family Next Holiday Season

Expert Tips from the Gift Card Girlfriend on How to Delight Friends and Family Next Holiday Season

In a Nutshell: Trying to come up with the perfect gift idea for a friend or loved one can be difficult, but gift cards can be an ideal gift for nearly anybody. We spoke to Shelley Hunter, aka the Gift Card Girlfriend of GiftCards.com, who gave us some valuable tips on how to approach giving gift cards. The key is to put yourself in the shoes of the recipient. And while some people may think of gift cards as being too impersonal, adding a personal note or other indication about the... read more »

10 Best Credit Cards for Buying Gift Cards

10 Best Credit Cards for Buying Gift Cards

No matter the time of year, it always seems like there’s an occasion around the corner that requires a gift. Whether you’re shopping for the holidays, a birthday, graduation, or any other special moment, few items meet a recipient's needs more than a gift card. That’s why we’ve assembled this list of the best credit cards for buying gift cards. You can accumulate and maximize your credit card rewards if you’re strategic about where and when you buy your gift cards, which... read more »

Customize Gift Cards, Earn Rewards, and Save Money with GiftCards.com — Our Editor’s Choice™ Award Winner for Best Online Prepaid Card Retailer

Customize Gift Cards, Earn Rewards, and Save Money with GiftCards.com — Our Editor’s Choice™ Award Winner for Best Online Prepaid Card Retailer

In a Nutshell: Thanks to its massive selection of retailers, restaurants, and the ability to customize cards of any quantity or value, GiftCards.com has earned our Editor’s Choice™ Award for Best Online Prepaid Card Retailer. After being acquired in 2016 by gift card leader Blackhawk Network, the site expanded its selection and added new features — like access to its partner site, Cardpool, where consumers can sell unwanted gift cards for cash or buy them at a discount.... read more »

Cardpool Provides a Convenient Secondary Marketplace for Gift Cards by Buying and Selling Cards

Cardpool Provides a Convenient Secondary Marketplace for Gift Cards by Buying and Selling Cards

In a Nutshell: Gift cards can be a blessing or a curse — they’re helpful for when you might not know someone well enough to gift anything else, but they also can end up unused for years. Regardless of where you stand on gift cards, Cardpool makes gift cards great again by allowing users to buy them at discounted prices as well as sell and exchange gift cards online and in select retailers for cash or more relevant cards. Acquired by Blackhawk Network in 2011, Cardpool acts as a... read more »