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Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 in Cash Back, Ebates, Gift Cards, Macy's, Wedding Registry | 0 comments

Don’t Buy Wedding Registry Gifts from a Couple’s Link!

A lot of the information on this blog is aimed to help couples who are planning for their wedding but hopefully, this post will help those who are frequent wedding guests. While planning for a wedding can be expensive and hectic, sometimes we forget that going to weddings is not exactly cheap either. You have travel costs, clothing costs, and of course wedding registry gifts costs. The latter can really add up if you are going to a lot of weddings in a row. Some of my friends are doing just that this coming summer. For them, I have one piece of advice – don’t buy wedding registry gifts from a couple’s link! Couples often create a wedding website chock full of information, such as how they met, bridal party blurbs, and a wedding registry page. Sometimes, the couple will have one registry. Other times, they may have two or three registries. In all cases, the couple’s links will take you directly to their registry page at popular retailers,...

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Posted by on Mar 26, 2013 in Cash Back, Gift Cards, Top Cash Back | 0 comments

Introduction to Discounted Gift Cards

The gift card business has been a booming business the past few years, but you probably know that by the amount of gift cards you see being sold everywhere. Walk into a Staples . . . big gift card rack. Any supermarket . . . gift card rack right by the checkout lanes. Even gas stations are peddling gift cards like there’s no tomorrow. Because of that, several online startups have emerged over the last few years offering a wide range of discounted gift cards. They buy gift cards off people at a good discount to face value and then resell these gift cards back out at a slightly higher price than they paid. In this manner, they act as a middle man for people who want cash for their gift cards and people who are looking to save on their shopping. The two most established discounted gift card companies are Cardpool and Plastic Jungle, and they are the two I will focus on today. First of all, these...

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