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A 2023 survey from Bankrate found 47% of U.S. adults have unused gift cards, vouchers, or store credits. The average American is sitting on $175, that's up from $116 last year.You can track all your holiday gift cards with Neontra in our My Money section →
A gift card is a prepaid card used to pay for purchases. You can use gift cards at a single retailer or at a group of retailers, such as a chain or shopping mall. Generally, gift cards come with money already on them. Gift cards can be a physical card or an electronic card.Prepaid Cards vs. Gift Cards: What's the Difference? →
Budgeting with gift cards or prepaid cards can help you avoid accidental overspending, prepay for expenses and take advantage of store-specific perks, such as discounts and points.How to Budget Using Gift Cards and Prepaid Cards →
"The more you learn, the more you earn."
- Warren Buffett
In the last three years tech giants like Apple, Google, and Microsoft navigate through market volatility due to the global pandemic. In 2020, the pandemic led to a market selloff, but companies like Zoom and Shopify experienced growth due to increased demand during lockdowns.Maureen Okonkwo's Viz at Tableau Public →
So, you splurged. Now what? The urge to splurge is universal. After the bleakness of the pandemic, people are spending more on the big and little things that bring them joy.Stress Test Podcast: Rob Carrick and Roma Luciw speaks with Shannon Lee Simmons, a certified financial planner and founder of the New School of Finance →
The U.S. Fed finishes 2023 with a bang, plus 40 notable events that helped shape markets this year.Madison Faller Global Investment Strategist at JP Morgan →
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