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What can you do with an unwanted gift card?

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These days, getting a gift card as a present has happened to most of us. But, it still doesn't guarantee that it's a gift you'll love.

If that is the case for you, you can do something about it. So, what are your options?

There are many options for selling or exchanging gift cards. There are websites dedicated to helping you sell or swap it out.  You won't get full value, but for the more popular ones like Walmart, Amazon and Target, you can get more than 90 percent of the value. Often the card though has to value of at least $25.

There are many sites where you can sell or exchange your card, buy have to really pick which site is best for you. Do your research, and check out reviews.

If all of this sounds like hassle for you, and the gift card is not for a whole lot of money, you can always donate it. As a last option, you can always give the card as a gift to another person.

For more information, visit the Governor's Office of Consumer Safety.

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